Brake Repair Archives - V&F Auto Inc

6 Simple Ways to Take Care of Your Brake Lines

Wear and tear on your brakes is totally normal, and will vary depending on how and where you drive. From investing in good brakes to regularly monitoring your brake fluid, these simple tricks and tips can help you maximize life of your brakes, and help keep you safe on the road. Invest In High-Quality Brakes  […]

Why are my brakes squeaking? Brake Service at V&F Auto

Noisy brakes can be an early indicator of a serious safety problem. In this article, we’ll help you understand why your brakes are squeaking and what you should do about it. Why Brakes Squeal Simply put, brakes make this noise because they’re designed to. Brake pads have an embedded stip, called a shim; when your […]

What should I do if the ABS warning light comes on?

The ABS warning light can be an ominous sign. What should you do if it comes on? Find out below. What is the ABS warning light? The anti-lock braking system (ABS) helps the driver steer the vehicle by restoring traction to your tires and your preventing wheels from locking up—in older vehicles, brakes have to […]

How often should I get my brakes serviced?

Getting your brakes serviced is an important part of regular maintenance. Similar to gas mileage, the wear and tear on your brakes will vary depending on where and how you drive. And determining just how long they’ll last depends on several factors. Factor #1: Driving Habits Where you drive makes a big difference when it […]

What should I do about an ABS warning light?

The ABS warning light can be an ominous sign. Here’s what to do if you see it on your dashboard. What is ABS? The anti-lock braking system (ABS) helps you steer in emergencies by restoring traction to your tires and preventing wheels from locking up so you can steer to safety—in older vehicles, brakes have […]

Brake Repair at V&F Auto: Broken Brake Pads

Brake repair is one of our most common service requests. While your brakes are built to last a while, these components are under an incredible amount of stress whenever you drive—making them prone to wear. In this article, we’ll take a close look at one of the most important braking components: brake pads. How They […]

Why are my brakes squeaking? | Brake Service at V&F Auto

Noisy brakes could indicate a serious safety problem. In this article, we’re setting out to answer the question: why are my brakes squeaking? Why Brakes Squeal Simply put, brakes make this noise because they’re designed to. Brake pads have an embedded stip, called a shim; when your brakes wear so thin that the shim is […]