Since brakes are the most important safety feature on the vehicle, a good rule of thumb is to have them checked every six to eight months or every time you rotate your tires. This will ensure that any wear or damage is addressed before causing larger issues.

Salt Lake City Brake Repair

Mechanic's hands on auto brakes.

If brakes are not properly maintained, undue stress is placed on the entire braking system leading to costly repairs and possible brake failure. A routine brake inspection can prevent a world of problems later down the road. Our expert Salt Lake City mechanics have worked with brakes time and time again. If there is an issue, we will find it and work to repair it as quickly as possible so you can take to the road safely and with peace of mind.

Look to us for brake needs

Whether your brakes are worn and squealing or just need a tune-up, let us fix your brakes.  We’ll have you safely on the road in no time. 

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Common Brake Issues

Automobile brakes

When it comes to the brakes, drivers often experience one or more of the following issues:

  • Soft brake pedal. If the brake pedal sinks to the floor with little resistance, this is a major issue that requires immediate attention. It is a sign that the braking system is at near failure.
  • Braking causes vehicle to pull to one side or another. This issue is almost always goes beyond tires alone and is often a sign that your calipers have frozen up.
  • Shaking or vibrating. Warped or damaged rotors as well as uneven brake pad impressions or other issues can contribute to this common brake system problem. If your vehicle shakes or vibrates when braking at high speeds, it’s time to see a mechanic.
  • Screeching or grinding. When you hear strange noises while applying the brakes it is most likely a sign of worn pads or other brake system issues. It is recommended that you take your vehicle in for a brake inspection as soon as possible.
  • Burning smell. Burning smells can be many things in a vehicle, but are commonly signs that your brakes are overheating or the pads are wearing away.

Well Diagnose the Problem

The braking system is fairly complex and is fundamental to the operation of the car. What may seem like an issue with the brake pads could end up being something entirely different. Here is a list of brake system components we frequently work with and repair:

  • ABS Control Module
  • Brake Booster
  • Brake Pads
  • Master Cylinder
  • Brake Sensors
  • Disc and Drum Brakes
  • More

Get an Inspection, Today!

If you or someone you know in Downtown SLC is in need of brake repair, maintenance, or an inspection, then don’t hesitate to give our friendly and experienced technicians at Master Muffler a call. We take pride in keeping your vehicle on the road, and your right to the freedom of transportation alive!

(801) 305-3049
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