Brake Repair in Brookfield, WI

Dealership Alternative Maintenance & Repair

Silver Lake Auto & Tire Center of Brookfield, WI is your local dealership alternative for brake repair and maintenance service. Are you having trouble stopping your vehicle? Does it take more distance to stop than it should? If you answered yes to either of those questions then you need to have your brakes checked out. There are many different parts and components of your braking system. From your pads, pedal, hydraulic fluids, and rotors; to drum, disc, and anti-lock brakes and sensors, our team of expert brake specialists is knowledgeable and skilled with all makes and models. Call 262-804-9969 or stop by 17495 W Capitol Dr Brookfield, WI 53045.

Common Warning Signs

How to figure out if you need brake repair? There are common warning signals to listen and feel for that will alert you to the need for service or maintenance. The most common are listed below. If you notice any of the problems listed below please bring your vehicle to Silver Lake Auto & Tire for a brake check. Your safety is our number one priority. We will inspect your brakes and go over the estimate and options available prior to performing any work.

  1. High Pitched Squealing: A small metal wear indicator within your brake pads will make a high pitched noise when your pads are wearing thin. When it makes contact with your rotors, it will emit this noise to alert you to change your pads.
  2. Shaking When Breaking: This could indicate a few different problems with either your rotors or your tires. If you feel a strong vibration in your steering wheel column or brakes, your rotors could be warped. The other culprit could be a misalignment or a problem with your tires.
  3. Grinding Noise: This happens when you fail to replace your brake pads in a timely manner. The grinding noise is caused by metal on metal contact.
  4. Unresponsive / Spongy Brakes:It might be hard to explain the feeling of spongy, yet it is exactly how it sounds. This can indicate air or a leak within the braking system. Additionally, air can leak in from the master cylinder if your brake fluid is too low.
  5. Illuminated Dashboard Light: Your dash has brake warning lights if the light glows amber or red it is indicating a problem that need to be checked out immediately.

Schedule Brake Repair With Silver Lake Today

Your automobile’s brake system has one major job, to stop your vehicle. It takes many different parts working together in order to stop a vehicle: friction, leverage, and force. It is important to know what to look and listen out for to avoid expensive and avoidable repairs. Not to mention the need to avoid an accident.

That is why it is crucial to be proactive and current with routine maintenance this also includes tire rotation, balance, and wheel alignment. Call 262-804-9969, stop by our 17495 W Capitol Dr Brookfield, WI 53045 location, or schedule service online for complete brake repair and maintenance.