At Stanford Automotive & Repair Inc., we want our Lagrange 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 706-882-0186, and we will be happy to speak with you. Here is some valuable information on brake issues and corrective services Stanford Automotive & Repair Inc. 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. Stanford Automotive & Repair Inc. 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 Stanford Automotive & Repair Inc. 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 Stanford Automotive & Repair Inc. 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 Stanford Automotive & Repair Inc. where we will be happy to diagnose and fix the problem.
Stanford Automotive is wonderful! Their customer service is excellent and the ladies in the office are great to deal with. The guys in the shop are through and took the time to explain the repairs to me and the pricing. All in all my first service has made me a lifelong customer of Stanford Automotive.
Great customer service and Terry breaks everything down to you so you understand what's really going on with your vehicle
Great friendly service, got us right in and got the problem fixed. Didn't kill us on the price either!
I was in a semi vs car accident . Luckily no serious injuries to anyone. Terry and Dana and the whole crew did an amazing job of safely towing my truck and clearing the scene. They worked closely with the police ambulance and fire fighters on scene and with insurance and myself repairing the damage to my truck. They helped make a very stressful experience much better by being friendly, professional , honest and going out of their way to help me. . I highly recommend them for both the towing and repair shop.
I was stuck off a I-85 these gentlemen here and Terry went above and beyond and out their way to help me out to get me back home!! I greatly appreciate it gentlemen!! Real good guys and they didn't even overcharge me a bit
Works on all our business' trailers and trucks. Great owners. Treat their customers like family.