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Wabash Tire & Auto Repair provides Brake Repair services to Effingham, IL, Mattoon, IL, Vandalia, IL, and other surrounding areas.

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Description of Brake Repair

A fully functioning brake system is crucial to your safety, the safety of your passengers, and the safety of other drivers on the road. Your vehicle’s brake system involves highly engineered parts and precise movements that stop your vehicle by converting kinetic energy into thermal energy. When you press down on the brake pedal, the master cylinder pressurizes a system of hydraulic brake lines leading to each of the vehicle’s wheels, where brake pads or shoes press against a disc or drum and create the necessary friction needed to slow the vehicle to a complete stop. Over time, this friction and heat has the potential to wear down the brake shoes, brake pads, calipers, brake rotors, and other braking components. While the components comprising each brake system may vary, the warning signs for impending brake repairs are the same.



Benefits of Brake Repair

Bad brakes display warning signs for impending brake maintenance. For example, if your brakes squeal or grind when in use, then your brake pads may be worn and require replacements. If your vehicle pulls to one side when braking, then this may point to worn brakes, a malfunctioning caliper, or low brake fluid in the brake lines. If your brake pedal presses down too easily—also known as “spongy” brakes—then this may be an indication of too much air in the hydraulic brake lines. Sometimes, your vehicle’s electronic diagnostic system will alert you to a potential brake issue by a service indicator light on the dashboard. While these are only some of the most common signs of potential problems with your vehicle’s brake system, noticing these signs of faulty brakes and seeking out a brake service can save you money down the line. Our staff is trained in maintaining and servicing front and rear brake systems and all accompanying brake system components like brake pads, brake shoes, parking brakes, rotors, drums, and hydraulic systems. If you experience any of the above signs or symptoms of bad brakes, like unusual squealing or grinding noises, then contact us online or call us today to have your brakes inspected immediately.

Wabash Tire & Auto Repair proudly serves the Brake Repair needs of customers in Effingham, IL, Mattoon, IL, Vandalia, IL, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Effingham IL | Mattoon IL | Vandalia IL | and surrounding areas

Brake Inspection

Brakes use friction to bring a vehicle to a complete stop. This friction creates a substantial amount of heat...

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Brake Rotor Replacement

Your brake system’s rotors, in conjunction with the brake pads, help bring your vehicle to a complete stop...

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Front Disc Brake Repair

In the brake systems of modern vehicles, disc brakes are used in both the front and rear of the vehicle...

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Parking Brake Adjustment

Whether you have a disc brake system or a drum brake system, you have a parking brake that is responsible for locking your vehicle...

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Rear Disc Brake Repair

Some brake systems use disc brakes in the rear of a vehicle. Most rear disc brake systems contain brake pads, calipers, rotors...

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Rear Drum Brake Repair

Some brake systems use rear drum brakes instead of rear disc brakes. Drum brake components consist of brake drums...

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Wabash Tire & Auto Repair

Wabash Tire & Auto Repair is your source for wheels, tires, and auto repair services in the greater Effingham community. As a leader in carrying top tire brands at competitive prices, Wabash Tire & Auto Repair is the first place to go when you want a great deal on tires in Effingham, IL or the surrounding region.  Need auto repair or vehicle maintenance? Our team of skilled automotive technicians can deliver quality workmanship when you need it most. Whether you need brakes, work on your exhaust system, a simple oil change or transmission repair, our team is here to deliver great service at a fair price. Contact us today for a quote on tires or rims, or to schedule your auto repair in Effingham, IL. Save at Wabash Tire & Auto Repair!

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Phone: (217) 342-9297
Fax: (217) 342-7282
Address: 89 Village Square Mall
Effingham, IL 62401

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