Judging by the number of near-rear-endings we witness on our morning commutes, the typical attitude toward brake maintenance appears to be, “Brakes: Don’t let them stop you!” This puzzles us because monitoring your braking system’s health is one of the most straightforward aspects of car ownership. You do have to know what to look for, though, or rather, what to listen and feel for. So let us, uh, break it down for you. Here are the top three signs that your brakes need fixing.
“Water pump” is a term you’ve most likely heard in conversations about vehicles. But what is it, what does it actually do, and how do you know if you need a new one? At The Brake Shop in Mesa, we know the answers to these questions, and soon you will too.
Whether you drive a Duramax, Cummins, or Powerstroke diesel pickup, you have an exhaust system that is prone to failure. When you have a leak that needs attention, The Brake Shop in Mesa, AZ can help.
Exhaust issues aren’t typically a big deal, which means they tend to be neglected. As long as the truck is still running right, many people don’t make the time to have an issue taken care of. Plus, exhaust systems are particularly susceptible to problems.
The engine and transmission in your Chevrolet, Dodge, or Ford diesel pickup is the heart and soul of your truck. At The Brake Shop in Mesa, we repair, rebuild, and replace engines or transmissions with quality parts and builds, keeping your truck on the road for years to come.
Buying a used vehicle can be a risky endeavor, but also a rewarding one. Buying used, even if the vehicle is close to new, will save you a lot of money compared to the price of a new vehicle off the lot. However, there are some inherent risks that come with purchasing a used vehicle; here is how to best avoid trouble.
Your fleet or commercial vehicles most likely spend a lot of time idling. Whether it’s to keep warm or simply out of convenience, the stop and go lifespan of these vehicles mean idling is a part of their duties. But, is it bad for them? The Brake Shop in Mesa, AZ has the information you need.
Good tire maintenance is important. At The Brake Shop in Mesa, we know how to make tires last, and why it’s important to service them regularly. An easy and effective aspect of tire maintenance is correct air pressure; here’s what you need to know.
Air filters are an important part of vehicle maintenance. What many people don’t realize is you actually have two filters; one for your engine and a cabin filter to filter the air coming into your car. Both of them function the same way but have entirely different purposes. They are often neglected, particularly the cabin filter, and yours may need to be changed right now. This guide, provided by The Brake Shop in Mesa, highlights the importance of filters, symptoms of an overused one, and how to maintain them.
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