Tires - The Brake Shop Total Car Care | Mesa, AZ

Cheap Parts Don’t Cut It and Warranties Matter

car parts At The Brake Shop in Mesa, AZ, we’re in the business of quality. Quality work, quality parts, and quality service keep a business going. Here is a quick rundown on why it’s important to install components that will perform reliably, and keep you taken care of in the event that they don’t.

Choosing the right tires for your fleet

Tires on a fleet vehicle

At The Brake Shop in Mesa, AZ, we know managing a fleet or commercial truck is no small task. For that reason, we like to keep you informed on things to look out for, and what to do about them. Tires are an area worth paying attention to...tire condition determines ride quality and drivability, and provides useful insight into the condition of your vehicles.

Choosing Tires Takes Some Time

choosing tires

The Brake Shop is the leader in Mesa, AZ for the selection and service in your tires. Our The Brake Shop auto shop staff will take the time to educate you on what tire to look for to suit your needs.

Diesel Tires - Which Ones are You Rolling With?

tires

There are a wide variety of tires available for your diesel truck, no matter what sort of pickup you drive. The climate, the terrain you drive on, and how you drive will determine which tire is best for you. Here’s a short list of common truck tire types.

Flat tire? Here’s what to do

changing a tire

If you spend much time on the road, you’ll eventually encounter a flat tire on your vehicle. At The Brake Shop in Mesa, AZ we want to prepare you for what you should do next.

Get a Grip on Tire Conditions

Tread of Tire

What condition are your tires in? At The Brake Shop in Mesa, AZ, we want to make sure you can tell. A simple visual inspection is all you need - it’s easy if you know what to look for.

How Your Speed Impacts Your Vehicle

Woman driving a vehicle

At The Brake Shop in Mesa, AZ, we understand that driving style affects your vehicle’s performance and reliability. You probably know that frequent, hard acceleration is bad for your engine and transmission, but what about speed?

If it's hot, cool it down & avoid high repair costs! EASY!

car broke down calling for help

Repairs are costly and we all want to avoid them including our team here at The Brake Shop!  It's our job and we take it seriously.  Here, it is all about keeping your car or truck serviced and looking for problems "before" they happen to avoid those high repair costs and ensuring you avoid any breakdowns when it's hot outside or cold outside as either is a problem for our Mesa drivers!  Nobody can forsee a flat tire or blowout due to running over a nail, but we can avoid some of the regular issues we see all the time such as....

Is It Time For A Rear Wheel Alignment?

alignment

If you've been driving for any amount of time, you’re probably aware that your car, truck, or SUV needs a wheel alignment on occasion. However, did you know that depending on what you drive, your rear wheels may also require attention? Here’s what you need to know about rear wheel alignments, from The Brake Shop in Mesa, AZ.

Is Your Vehicle Pulling To One Side?

car on alignment machineRoutine maintenance can lead us to discover all kinds of things you would think are obvious but as drivers with a routine, we simply get in and drive. We may think that if the lights come on and the car starts there are no issues, but at The Brake Shop in Mesa we know what to look for and when to ask questions.

Keeping Track of Maintenance - Why It’s So Important

mechanic working on car Keeping track of maintenance done on your fleet vehicles and commercial trucks is one of the most important aspects of fleet management. At The Brake Shop in Mesa, AZ, we track maintenance and repairs for a number of reasons. Here’s why:

Make your tires go the distance and follow these tips

Tire being balanced in auto shop

Once your new tires are mounted and balanced, you’ll want to keep them in good shape. To get the most out of your tires, inspect them regularly and keep up with maintenance - the difference between a tire that lasts 100k miles, and one that lasts 10k, mostly comes down to how well it’s been taken care of.

New Rims - reading measurements and why they matter

row of wheels

At The Brake Shop in Mesa, AZ, we’re focused on keeping your car, truck, or SUV running well - but we’re here to keep it looking good too. Here’s some information on wheel sizing, to help you make sure your new wheels will fit your vehicle.

Rotate Your Tires or Stop Rolling

hands putting on tire in shop with a power tool

Ever looked at the bottom of your shoes and noticed that one area of the sole is more worn than another? The way you walk causes a wear pattern to occur as you put more weight on certain areas of your feet. If your shoe needed work, you would take it to a cobbler.

Should You be Running an Auxiliary Oil Cooler?

oil cooler on a vehicle

If you’re running a truck (or trucks) without an auxiliary oil cooler, it may be something you want to consider. Here’s some information on auxiliary oil coolers, what they are, and why they’re a great upgrade, from The Brake Shop in Mesa, AZ.

Take a Look at Your Tires

bad tire

Are the tires on your diesel truck any good? At The Brake Shop in Mesa, AZ, we want you to be able to spot the difference between a good tire and one that needs to be replaced. Here’s a quick guide on what to watch out for.

Take Care of Your Tires So They'll Take Care of You

mechanic working on car tire

There are a few things that matter when mounting new tires on your truck or commercial vehicle. First, you want it done right. Second, you want it done fast. For both, The Brake Shop in Mesa, AZ has you covered. We've been trained to do it right the first time and make sure you're satisfied.

The Manual Transmission - What’s it Made of?

hand on the manual gearbox of a stick shift

Manual transmissions aren’t necessarily simple, but they’re much easier to understand in concept than their automatic counterparts. You’re probably aware there are gears in manual transmissions - but there’s a little more to it than that. Here are some of the major components you’ll find in a manual transmission.

Time For Tires, But How Do You Decide?

tire options at a tire store

There are multiple types of tires on the market for almost every car, truck, or SUV. Once you decide it's time to replace your tires, the choice can be overwhelming. The type of tire you want depends on a variety of factors, from climate to how you drive. At The Brake Shop in Mesa, AZ, our technicians have been trained to help you make that choice. Here’s a short rundown of common street tires that will suit your needs.

  • Jasper
  • NAPA AutoCare Center
  • Core Fleet
  • Fleet Services
  • 247towing
  • ASE
  • MACS
  • BBB
  • BG Products
  • Bridgestone Firestone
  • Cooper Tires
  • Cummins Diesel
  • Duramax Diesel
  • Goodyear
  • Hunter
  • Michelin
  • Mobil Oil
  • Motorcraft Parts
  • Ford Power Stroke Diesel
  • Tires
  • Castrol

The Brake Shop

536 N Country Club Dr
Mesa, AZ 85201

location small (480) 969-7244 OFFICE
EMAIL THE SHOP NOW

SHOP HOURS

Weekdays:   7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturdays: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Make An Appointment
  

CMR Easy News Program  |   LIS

WEBSITE CHANGES

JASPER Program, Content, Page Layout, and CMR EasyNews Programming © by JASPERWebsites.com, a CMR, Inc program