Monthly Archives: July 2020

Why are my brakes squeaking?

Why are my brakes squeaking?

Few things can be more annoying than a high-pitched squeal coming from your brakes. Noise from your brakes can mean a variety of things. The root cause of the sound may not always be a bad thing. That being said if you have symptoms of dysfunctional brakes you should take your vehicle into a service professional immediately. After all, brake squeal comes down to vibration and many other factors. Many brakes may squeak after sitting overnight. Moisture from rain can collect on the surface of the rotors, causing rust which can result in brake noise. Different sounds may indicate different issues with your brakes. The textbook squeaking noise you hear from your brakes could be you break wear indicator hitting your rotor. Car manufacturers attach these indicators to inform you it’s time to get new brake pads. A grinding noise coming from your brakes usually signifies extremely worn brake pads. Without immediate replacement, you could risk damaging your rotor. Keep in mind that bra ... read more

What's a Hub Assembly?

What's a Hub Assembly?

The hub assembly is vital to the success of your car and tires. While driving be aware of the hazards that can damage your wheel hub assembly. Things like hitting potholes or striking a curb. The most common sign that your hub assembly is worn is a roaring sound coming from your tires. Additional signs include steering wheel vibration, clicking sounds from the wheels, or having a lot of tire and wheel play when your vehicle is in the air. If you hear or see any of these symptoms, please bring your car in for repairs immediately. Below is an attached video of our tech, Robbie explaining how a hub assembly works