You always expect your car to be able to stop at moment’s notice. It’s one of the most important ways to guarantee your safety on the road. If this doesn’t happen, you'll instantly regret not taking care of your brakes. Matt Bowers Nissan is here to ensure this never happens to you. We provide a long list of brakes services, including inspections, repairs, and replacements. Whether you need a new set of brake pads or an entirely new brake kit, the skilled brake specialists at Eastern Shore Nissan are ready to help.
Before performing any brakes service or maintenance, your technician will complete an extensive evaluation. This will be an in-depth look at the various moving parts of your brakes system.
A routine brakes service check will give our team a chance to evaluate the following aspects of your brakes system:
· Pads: Designed to press against the rotor when the brake pedal is engaged, there are two pads for each rotor.
· Rotors: These round metal discs are a major part of the braking system. The rotors slowly stop spinning when you begin to press on the brake. They're also what helps your vehicle come to a full and complete stop.
· Fluid: Due to the hydraulic nature of braking systems, fluid is necessary to push the brake pads onto the rotors.
· Calipers: Located around the rotor, calipers have the responsibility of moving the brake pads.
· Lines: Brake lines travel to each wheel carrying brake fluid from the master cylinder.
· Drum assemblies: The drum assembly uses brake shoes that move outward toward the inner surface of the drum. This causes the friction that enables your vehicle to stop.
· Cylinders: This part of the braking system takes the signal from your brake pedal and transfers pressure to each wheel. This allows the calipers or drum assemblies to bring your vehicle to a stop.
Beyond this list, your team will also take a look at the condition of hoses, cables, and hardware within your braking system. If your braking system has special components, they'll look at those as well. After inspecting all of these components, we will know much about the health of your brakes. This can help us determine if there are any issues that need attention and how to move forward with your brakes service.
H3: How often should I schedule a inspection?
Keeping your brakes in optimal working order is crucial. In general, brake pads last about four years or 50,000 miles, but this can vary depending on many factors. The make and model of your vehicle, road conditions, and the way you drive can all have an effect on the longevity of your brakes.
It’s best to have your brakes serviced or inspected at least every 7,500 miles to be on the safe side.
Fortunately, your brakes will occasionally give you warning signs when there is trouble. You should immediately head in for Nissan brakes service if you experience the following:
· The brake light signal is flashing on your dashboard
· Your brakes are squealing or chirping
· You feel a sense of grinding when you brake
· Your brake pedal feels soft or pulsates
· It takes longer for your vehicle to come to a complete stop
· Your vehicle pulls to one side when you brake
· The steering wheel shakes when you apply the brakes
· There is excessive brake dust on your wheels
Trust your instincts. If any of this sounds familiar, it’s best to bring your vehicle in for brakes service. In our Daphne service department, you will find a team of technicians with extensive experience in this area.
If you’re searching for a Daphne brakes service provider, Eastern Shore Nissan should be your first stop. Our dedicated service department specialists will closely inspect every aspect of your brakes, including:
· Fluid levels and leaks
· Pads thickness and overall brake function
· Rotors and drums that may need replacement or repositioning
· Wheel cylinders function
· Wear and tear on brake hardware, including hoses and cables
After our inspection is complete, we will discuss our findings with you. This is when we'll suggest any maintenance, repair, or replacements that may be necessary to keep your brakes in top working order.
While it may seem straightforward, the cost of Nissan brakes service will vary depending on the model, year, and condition of your vehicle. Plus, you have to consider exactly what needs to be performed. For example, a new set of brake pads is significantly cheaper than replacing the rotors, not to mention the entire braking system.
Aside from a simple fluid replacement, brake pads are one of the most common aspects of brakes service. When you replace these, it’s important to also replace your rotors for guaranteed safety. That’s because new pads on aging rotors can cause more issues than even keeping your old materials in place. If you’re looking into a complete brake replacement, your final cost will be dependent on the type of vehicle you have.
One thing is for certain. When you come into Matt Bowers Nissan for brakes service, we will always be upfront and honest about the cost of repairs and maintenance. Our goal is to communicate with you during every step of the process, always getting your approval before performing the work. You will never be blindsided or surprised by a bill from our service department.
While routine maintenance and inspections can be completed in about 30 minutes, bigger jobs take longer. Some replacements are quick and easy, such as brake pads. In general, this will be completed in under an hour. However, a full replacement of your brakes could take a couple of hours.
The best way to determine how long your appointment will be is by asking your service adviser. Because we value your time, we will always be upfront about how long it will take to get the job done right. For bigger jobs that take extra time, we offer a shuttle service to your home or office. Loaner vehicles are also available for qualifying service work.
After you get your brakes back in working order, you want to protect them and keep them in good condition for as long as possible. We’ve already discussed how important it is to routinely go in for brakes service and maintenance, but you can protect your brakes by making a few simple changes every day.
First, try not to brake too suddenly or too frequently. This causes wear and tear to occur more quickly than it will with regular driving. If you can cut down on the number of times you need to brake, even better. For example, if you have an option to take the highway for your daily commute, please do so! Fewer stops will lead to healthier brakes.
Finally, know your environment. If you’re frequently on gravel roads or battling inclement weather, your brakes may be at greater risk for damage. In this case, it’s best to go in for an inspection or service appointment more often than what would regularly be recommended. This is the best way to ensure safe and dependable brake performance. Our team can always help you figure out the best maintenance schedule for your car.
At Matt Bowers Nissan, we specialize in a wide range of Nissan brakes services. Your car's brakes are the most important safety feature it has, and with our help, it’s easy to ensure that you and your passengers are secure. Eastern Shore Nissan can service all types of car brakes, including disc and drum models. We also specialize in all things ABS and can take care of any problem that may arise with your anti-lock brakes, as well as pre-collision braking systems.
We carry a wide range of brake components including brake pads, shoes, calipers, rotors, hoses, lines, and master cylinders. Whether you need a quick brake safety inspection before you head out for your next road trip, or you need to replace or repair a brake component, you can count on Matt Bowers Nissan to get the job done professionally, without hassle.
You always expect your car to be able to stop on a dime. The moment they don't, you will regret not taking better care of your car's brakes. Matt Bowers Nissan Eastern Shore is here to ensure that does not happen. We provide a long list of auto brake services including brake inspections, repairs, and replacements. Whether you just need to have your brakes bled, a new set of brake pads, or an entirely new brake kit, the skilled brake specialists at Matt Bowers Nissan Eastern Shore are here to help.
We specialize in a wide range of Nissan brake services and will ensure that your vehicle is always ready to stop when you need it to. Your car's brakes are the most important safety feature it has, and with help from Matt Bowers Nissan Eastern Shore, it's easy to ensure that you and your passengers are always secure on the road. Matt Bowers Nissan Eastern Shore can service all types of car brakes including disc and drum models; we also specialize in all things ABS and can take care of any problem that may arise with your anti-lock brakes as well as any pre-collision braking system.
We carry a wide range of brake components including brake pads, shoes, calipers, rotors, hoses and lines, and master cylinders. Whether you need a quick brake safety inspection before you head out for your next road trip, or you need to replace or repair any brake component, you can count on Matt Bowers Nissan Eastern Shore to get the job done professionally and without a hassle. We proudly provide brake service to drivers from .
Make a service appointment today for an auto brake inspection or brake repairs for your vehicle at Matt Bowers Nissan Eastern Shore.