Brake Repair in Manassas, Virginia
We Service Disc and Drum Brake Systems
Tips for Brake Care
A car’s brake system is invaluable when it comes to daily driving dynamics, and to maintain that reliability and safety, it’s imperative to stay on top of brake maintenance. This includes periodic inspections of the entire system and individual pieces, such as the brake pads, calipers, and rotors, brake pad replacement, and brake fluid exchanges. Bleeding is sometimes also needed, which is required after air gets into the brake lines. Of course, if you sense there may be an issue, always be vigilant and come in at the first sign of trouble to prevent additional problems. To further retain brake health, it also pays to practice more conservative driving. A few pieces of advice include coasting to slow down before applying the brakes (when it’s safe to do so), keeping an adequate distance between you and the car ahead to avoid unnecessary braking, and not overloading your vehicle (more weight inside means more weight to brake). At G&C Tire & Auto Service in Manassas, Virginia, we perform all brake repair and maintenance services.
Signs of Brake Problems
Due to the nature of brakes, recognizing when there may be an issue that warrants brake repair is often quite easy. One of the most telling is when the brake warning light illuminates in the dashboard; we recommend coming in at your earliest convenience when this occurs. Grinding or squealing noises is common, which can point to worn brake pads or worn rotors. A “spongy” brake pedal is usually indicative of a complication with the master cylinder; master cylinders are most prone to leaks, which limits the distribution of brake fluid throughout the system. Are you experiencing a vibrating steering wheel when braking? A likely culprit is a jagged rotor that exhibits inconsistency in the thickness, which can happen from general wear-and-tear and becoming serrated. To rectify this, our team can level the rotor. We encourage you always to listen and watch for warning signs and be proactive by scheduling a brake repair appointment with our auto shop. Any unusual noises, strange brake response, and abnormal feeling when you press on the brakes are cause for concern and should be addressed sooner rather than later.
Come in for Brake Repair Today
For expert brake repair, maintenance, and inspection, look no further than G&C Tire & Auto Service! We use cutting-edge tools and technology in all our services and follow manufacturer and industry-standard processes. Combined, we guarantee a job well done and right. Not to mention, our entire team is ASE Certified, experienced, and qualified to perform any manner of car service. We are committed to the job and will do everything we can to get your car running—and braking—like new again. All our work is backed by our expertise and a nationwide 36-month/36,000-mile warranty that provides coverage for labor and parts. Additional perks of working with us include courtesy shuttle service, 24/7 vehicle drop-off and pick-up, and free loaner cars. For more information on our brake repair services, to set up an appointment, and anything in between, we invite you to call us at (703) 365-9072 today! 11707 Pump Station Way Manassas, VA 20109 is where you will conveniently find our auto shop. We look forward to serving you soon.