At Automotive Service Shop, we want our Greensboro 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 336-299-5544, and we will be happy to speak with you. Here is some valuable information on brake issues and corrective services Automotive Service Shop offers.
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.
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. Automotive Service Shop will give your rotors a thorough inspection and recommend your best course of action.
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 Automotive Service Shop as soon as possible.
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 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 Automotive Service Shop about when it's time for a brake fluid flush.
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 Automotive Service Shop where we will be happy to diagnose and fix the problem.
The most reliable place I know to take your vehicle for any service or repair. Thank you Erik and Melanie!
Family oriented business and the customer service here is great. Highly recommend this car shop , they take pride in their work. I had a problem with my belt and they fixed it right away my car was making a funny noise , they fixed it then the noise proceed I came back in and they took care of the work after finding out it was something else wrong with it.
Professional service always. A service shop you can trust, which to me is very important.
If you want it done right, this is the place to go!
Very professional and knowledgeable with over the top service. 100% satisfied every time I have them do work for me.
We've been coming to this family owned shop around 20 yrs. & we've never had to worry about being taken advantage of. I've never been able to say that about another shop. We moved about an hour away a couple years ago & we still bring both our cars back to Todd. On my last visit (Jan 2016) I waited with a couple who drove down from Virginia because of a friends recommendation. For us, It's priceless to have someone we trust. They have always told us what they found; what can wait & what can't. We both drive used cars, & they have a lot of miles.