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BRAKES & BRAKE REPAIR

Working Hours
  • Mon 7:30AM - 5:30PM
    Tue 7:30AM - 5:30PM
  • Wed 7:30AM - 5:30PM
    Thu 7:30AM - 5:30PM
  • Fri 7:30AM - 5:30PM
    Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

BRAKES & BRAKE REPAIR

At Sebring West Automotive Center, we want our Fresno customers to have the opportunity to feel comfortable in their vehicle. You can leave the repairs and services to our professionals, but please don't hesitate to ask us questions about why a service is needed or how it occurred. Give us a call at 559-237-2244, and we will be happy to speak with you. Here is some valuable information on brake issues and corrective services Sebring West Automotive Center offers.

Anti-Lock Brake System
Anti-lock Brake Systems (ABS) ensure that the wheels don't stop rotating during braking, preventing the car from skidding and offering greater control. If your ABS light comes on, visit Sebring West Automotive Center where we will be happy to diagnose and fix the problem.

Brake Fluid Flushes
Brake fluid will absorb water from the air over time, causing the brake system to become less effective and the fluid to become corrosive, possibly damaging the system. It is important to perform a brake fluid flush regularly to ensure that your vehicle is using fresh fluid. Talk to our technicians at Sebring West Automotive Center about when it's time for a brake fluid flush.

Brake Hoses
A brake hose is a tube carrying pressurized brake fluid from the master cylinder to the brakes. A crushed hose can cause a lagged or slow brake, and a leak in the hose can cause the brake, or the entire brake system, to fail. These don't need to be replaced often, but should be replaced at the first sign of cracking or wear.

Brake Pad & Shoe Replacement
Brake pad problems can usually be identified by squealing brakes. If your brake pads deteriorate completely, you'll hear a grinding metal-on-metal sound when braking, meaning that it's too late and you're ruining your rotors or drums! Those with knowledge of auto repair may be able to fix this at home, but you should always see an auto repair professional immediately if you have brake problems.

Caliper Replacement
The brake caliper houses your brake pads and fits around the rotor like a clamp, pressing the pads against the rotor when you brake. A brake caliper problem could cause uneven braking, making your car slide forward when you brake. Uneven braking can also cause your vehicle to slide out of control in bad weather conditions, so contact Sebring West Automotive Center as soon as possible.

Resurface Rotors
In a disc brake system, rotors are attached to your vehicle's wheels. When the brake pads grip the rotor, they bring both the rotor and wheels to a stop. However, the friction causes grooves and cracks to appear over time. Resurfacing brings the rotor back to a "like-new" condition, reducing squealing and wobbling. Sebring West Automotive Center will give your rotors a thorough inspection and recommend your best course of action.



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What People Say About Us

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    The people in there are very helpful. When you don't know your parts they will help the best they can. Been going there for 5 plus years, good service.

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    Sebring West had the part I needed the next morning. Very helpful, great experience.

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    Really good service department for foreign and domestic vehicles.

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    These guys know their stuff. They're not even in the same town as me but I will drive there to get my parts from now on. They are extremely helpful, and we're very patient with my two daughters who were a little bit hyper. I would recommend anybody trying to buy their parts here first, you won't be disappointed.

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    This is not just a great auto parts store, it's also a great automotive shop with knowledgeable mechanic's there to help with all your needs. Would recommend you give them a try.

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    Great customer service! Priced me at 60.00 less for my parts then what other big chain store competitors priced me. Always my first choice. Shop local and support local business. Thanks Paul.

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    This is my go to place for VW parts and info. Very friendly and very knowledgeable staff.

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    The guys are so full of knowledge and go above and beyond to help. Great place if you have an old VW or Porsche.

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    People here are extremely friendly and give excellent service with well informed employees. Prices are very fair with quality parts. I highly recommend this establishment. I would rate it ten stars if it were possible.

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    We love this place! Wonderful customer service. The employees here are always ready to give their best knowledge and help the best they can.

Call us for service: 559-237-2244

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