Category: Brake Repair

Brake Repair at V&F Auto: Broken Brake Pads

March 19th, 2020 by

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

January 10th, 2020 by

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