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Brake Repair and Service Essential Terms

The brakes are perhaps the most essential part of a car, truck, or any vehicle. Checked and serviced regularly, brake systems will hopefully not need too much repair. However, there is more to it than just the pads. Here are a few important terms to know about your system.

  • Fluid - Brake systems work on a hydraulic system, meaning they use a fluid to apply pressure. Regular checking of the levels in your automobile will keep your vehicle on the road.
  • Transmission - The transmission takes the power of the engine and converts it to gear power, which is then used to rotate the wheels. A brake system should not fight the transmission.
  • Caliper - This part is essentially a clamp that squeezes the pads against the rotor to slow or stop your car. These should be inspected by a mechanic on a regular basis.
  • Disc/Rotor - The spinning metal disc that the wheel sits on.
  • Brake Pad - The part of the system that physically slows down the vehicle. Pads must be replaced often as they wear down due to friction. Not having them changed soon enough can lead to accidents, as the system cannot get enough grip on a rotor when pads have not been replaced frequently enough.
  • Brake Light - A light on the dashboard that indicates the system needs repair. Fluid hoses or brake pads may need to be replaced. Sometimes a caliper will need to be changed, as well.
  • Anti-lock - A brake system that allows a car to stop more easily on slick roads by pulsing power to the brakes. This prevents skidding. Most new automobiles are fitted with this type of system.
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    TIREWORKS Car Care Center
    3321 San Mateo Blvd Ne, Albuquerque, NM 87110
    Our shop provides excellent tire and and automotive services. We happily offer expert car maintenance and repair services, as well as tire rotations, balancing, mounting and more.
    (505) 883-1015
    Mike's Garage
    1501 5th St, Santa Fe, NM 87505
    (505) 983-6577
    Brake Masters of Santa Fe
    634 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505
    (505) 988-7500
    Affordable Alignments Brakes & Suspension Services
    1501 6th St, Santa Fe, NM 87505
    (505) 983-6650
    Tito's PRO Auto Repair
    1650 6th St, Santa Fe, NM 87505
    (505) 204-2640
    1015 S Saint Francis Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87505
    (505) 984-0124
    1640 6th St, Santa Fe, NM 87505
    (505) 986-8554
    Quick Lane at Chalmers Capitol Ford Lincoln
    4490 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507
    (505) 428-7490
    Portillo Alignments & Brake
    1564 Center Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87507
    (505) 471-5012
    Payne's Automotive Repair Shop
    1285 Clark Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507
    (505) 471-8958
    The Alignment Shop
    2874 Cooks Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507
    (505) 471-9035
    Foreign Auto Service Technicians
    2786 Agua Fria St, Santa Fe, NM 87507
    (505) 471-0326
    Santa Fe Brake & Automotive Repair Inc
    2804 Siler Ln, Santa Fe, NM 87507
    (505) 473-1515
    Firestone Complete Auto Care Store
    4250 Rodeo Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507
    (505) 930-7179
    Master Tech Auto Repair-Ford Specialist
    1221 Calle De Comercio, Santa Fe, NM 87507
    (505) 471-1121

    Brake service may take the form of simple repairs, or more replacements for these vital components. Regardless of whether automobile owners need to buy new replacements, or simply to perform maintenance and upkeep activities, these tasks play an essential part in ensuring safe and successful vehicle operation. In order to more successfully receive brake service and repair functions, car owners may want to educate themselves about the basic mechanical and design principles at play. These car parts typically take the particular form of pad brakes. These devices use friction to slow or stop vehicles, keeping this form of energy in a section of the automobile known as the disc brake. The various components put to use while driving are contained in a section known as a caliper. As any driver should know, they can change or end the force placed on pad brakes by pressing down on the relevant pedal. The performance demands expected of a car's tires, transmission and engine can determine the quality of the components selected. The more concerted choice of disc brakes might be eschewed, for instance, in favor of the drum variety. This determination is most relevant to lighter-weight cars, without the increased demands placed upon trucks. Similarly, when people are shopping for components to change out their existing brakes, they should only select used parts when these appear unlikely to cause an accident. Drivers could also opt for front-locking brakes, independent of the rear components. One basic task for car service to undertake consists of checking transmission. Inspection should also make sure that radiators are functioning successfully and brake fluid present sufficiently. Such procedures, and any resultant upkeep, can avoid the need for more financially demanding repairs or replacements.
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