Springdale, Arkansas Brakes and Rotors Service
Safe Driving for You and Your Family
As a driver, you rely on your brakes to keep you safe on the road. That’s why ensuring they are always in good working condition is essential. Here at Ozark Import Specialists, we want our customers in Northwest Arkansas to know the feeling of a well-functioning brake system on the road, which is why we emphasize the importance of regular maintenance on your brakes.
What Is Brake Service?
Brake service is the process of inspecting, cleaning, and, if necessary, replacing the brake pads and rotors on your car. The pads are the part of the brake system that makes contact with the rotors (or disks) to slow down or stop your vehicle. Over time, brake pads can wear down and need to be replaced.
The rotors are metal discs that the pads clamp onto to stop the wheels from spinning. If the rotors are damaged or warped, they can cause squealing or screeching noises when you brake, as well as decreased stopping power. In some cases, they may need to be replaced entirely.
How Often Should I Get My Brakes Checked?
One of the most common questions we get asked here at Ozark Import Specialists is how often customers should bring their cars in for brake and rotor service. And it’s a valid question – after all, your brakes are one of your vehicle’s most critical safety features.
The answer, unfortunately, isn’t as cut and dry as we would like it to be. It depends on several factors, including your driving habits, the type of vehicle you drive, and the quality of your brakes. However, we generally recommend that customers have their brakes checked every six months or so to be on the safe side.
Of course, if you start to notice any strange noises or vibrations coming from your brakes, or if they begin to feel less responsive than usual, don’t hesitate to bring your car in for service immediately. Remember, it’s better to be safer than sorry about your brakes!