The harsh Massachusetts weather can take a toll on your vehicle. When you add in the potholes, narrow roads and the continuous stop and go traffic, Boston is very tough on your brakes! Due to the high congestion, driving in Boston may lead to accelerated brake wear. It is important that you have a qualified and trustworthy brake service center is important for your safety and your bank account. Catching worn brake pads before you hear them grinding can save you more than 50% off the price of a brake job. Let the professionals at Wexford Street Automotive inspect your brakes, and if service is needed we will provide you with a full estimate before any work is performed. At Wexford Street Automotive, Needham MA family-owned and operated local brake repair shop we service your car based on what you need and nothing more. Stop by your shop today or give us a call to schedule brake inspection service.
Due to the high stress environment we put our cars through in the greater Boston area it is recommended that you get your brakes examined annually. Maintaining your vehicle's brakes is one of the most vital precautions you can take as a car owner. You can have the confidence of knowing that when you press your foot to the brake, your car is going to stop.
Brakes are an essential safety attribute that is utilized by your vehicle every time you drive. Based on the cars we see on the road today, there are two main types of braking systems: traditional brakes and ABS. A typical braking system is comprised of the rotor, the caliper, and brake pads or shoes. If your brake pads wear and are not replaced, the rotors may need to be replaced, too. In order to successfully stop your car, brakes need to be in operating order. Since this is a system in your vehicle that is used heavily in Boston traffic, be sure not to ignore any issues. Have the professionals at Wexford Street Automotive check your brakes if you observe any of the following types of symptoms: