Q&A: What Do Brake Pads Do?

Brake Repair

Q&A: What Do Brake Pads Do?

Are You Grateful For Your Brake Pads? We’ve all got a lot of gratefulness for our brakes. They’re the function that keep us — and the rest of the road — safe when we’re in our vehicles. But a lot of questions arise around the purpose of brake pads. Every braking system features calipers, which…

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Q&A: What Happens When My Brake Line Needs to Be Replaced?

Are Your Brakes Reliable A brake system without a functioning brake line is like a peanut butter and jelly sandwich without the peanut butter. It simply doesn’t work. You might laugh at the analogy, but the principle holds true. When you apply pressure on the brakes, your brake line carries brake fluid from the master…

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Auto Questions Answered: How Often Should Brakes be Inspected?

Avoid Costly Repairs We put a lot of faith into our vehicle’s brakes. And for good reason – they’re the function that helps us during those unexpected stops, that keeps us safe around sharp turns, and secures the well-being of our passengers and the other drivers around us. But to secure the function and reliability…

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The Top 4 Signs of Brake Wear

As drivers, we often have a way of second-guessing ourselves. Are we being too cautious? Not cautious enough? While the team at Louetta Automotive always subscribes to the “safety first” mantra, these are a few sure-fire tips that indicate your brakes are in need of professional attention. 1. Pulling If you find that your car…

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Just How Does Brake Repair Work?

Specialized Maintenance Brakes are one of the most important functions of a car… And, as any vehicle owners can appreciate, they are something that we rely on for a safe drive each and every time we get behind the wheel. Like anything, brakes require specialized maintenance in order to perform effectively. Louetta Automotive offers a…

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How Seriously Do You Take Your Brakes?

Are Your Brakes Reliable? It’s an honest question. Do you settle into the driver’s seat each morning thinking “Whew! I’m glad I know I’m in good hands,” or do you tend to get into the car crossing your fingers and hoping for the best? Your brake system is, undeniably, the most important function of any…

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Why Brake Problems Should Never Be Ignored

Do You Expect An Instant Response From Your Brakes? When you ask someone to do something, it’s often unreasonable to expect an immediate response. And while not everything in life will always have a hop-to-it reaction to your every whim and request, brakes are one such function where you can – and should – always…

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Give Your Brakes A Break

Don’t Take Your Brakes For Granted Signs line roadsides across the country: Brake for cyclists! Slow down ahead! Children at play! Reduce speed for wildlife! As a vehicle driver, the ability to slow down or come to a full stop is an ability that we often take for granted. We get into the car assuming…

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Why You Need to Pump the Breaks (But Really!)

Brakes Are Vital For car owners, applying the brakes is a natural response – One that almost feels as automatic as blinking or breathing. If a car pulls out in front of us, we hit the brakes. A child runs across the street? Enter the brakes! Going over the speed limit? Slow down thanks to…

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