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New Orleans Brake Job Service – How To Avoid Those Expensive Brake Repairs

Professional Brake Change for Your Vehicle

In today’s fast-paced world we like to go fast, foot on the gas pedal of life. But one time you need to slow down is when driving. If you’re noticing some problems with your brakes or think it might be time for a brake job service, inspection or repair, stop by our friendly shop location today. Our team of professional automotive technicians and mechanics will make sure we keep you and your car safe and sound on the road. We offer numerous reliable New Orleans auto services for all types of automotive needs such as overheating repair, AC & heat, and steering.

Keeping Your Brake in Check

Owning a vehicle requires a lot of responsibility aside from just knowing the rules of the road. In addition to being a good driver, it is important that the vehicle you’re driving have annual inspections to determine all the vital components are in working order. One such area of concern should always be the brakes.

All drivers understand that there are a few simple things you need to do in order to maintain a well-balanced vehicle. Keeping the vehicle in top shape is important, especially the braking system which must always undergo an inspection, either by you or a professional. There are a few simple things that a vehicle owner can do to help prevent those expensive brake jobs from being much worse.

Driving a car around with bad brakes is not only dangerous to yourself but to others on the road. Worn out brakes are especially hazardous whenever the conditions on the road are slippery due to rain or snow. But first, you should familiarize yourself with the warning signs that show brake trouble ahead if you ignore the problem.

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The first you’ll notice when something’s wrong with your brakes is the warning light inside the dashboard. Most cars have a warning light that will let you know when the brake pads need to be replaced. However, these warning lights also indicate that it might just mean that you are due for an inspection.

A foreign noise such as squeaking, squealing or grinding can be a major indication that it is time to get the brakes looked at. Usually, these sounds occur when the brake pads are worn down and the braking system is making contact with the rotors. This is metal that grinds with another metal (creating the sound) that can lead to very expensive brake jobs if the rotors are damaged.

If the brake rotors are uneven or faulty it can lead to a wobble when you apply the brakes. You will feel it in the steering wheel when you drive and apply pressure to the brakes. If the rotors aren’t smooth, it can be hazardous when trying to stop the vehicle. Over time all rotors become uneven due to heat, debris and other factors that cause excessive wear and tear.

Leaking fluid. A good indicator of brake line failure is when you see a pool of brake fluid underneath your car. This is a clear indicator something is wrong and should be looked at right away. Without enough brake fluid in the system, it can create a lack of pressure buildup which causes a loss in power of the braking system.

If your vehicle is pulling to one side when braking it is a sign that there could be trouble. This is due to either a faulty brake hose which should always be checked or a caliper applying to much pressure on one side, resulting in uneven braking.

The braking system usually has plenty of warning signs that will let you know if a problem exists. It is always best to be proactive when it comes to taking care of the brakes since that is one of the most important components of any well-functioning vehicle. Keep these tips in mind to help prevent any brake mishaps and to keep them in good working order.

Getting Quality Car Brakes – when is it time for a brake job?

Brakes. We all need them, but when should we have them serviced or inspected? Certainly we shouldn’t wait until they no longer work and we go rolling through the next stop sign right?

Below are a few quick tips and signs that you may be ready for a brake job:

  • Wear indicator on dashboard tells you it’s time
  • You notice a “high pitched” screech or squeal when braking
  • You notice the brake pedal pulsates or your vehicle vibrates when braking
  • Your current pads have a lot of mileage on them (i.e. around 10,000 miles)
  • Your brake system warning lights or maintenance reminders are lit up

If any of the above sound familiar or if you feel like your brakes are not performing like they should, come in to our shop for an affordable brake repair or replacement today.

What is included in a Brake Job?

The answer to this question depends on what your vehicle needs. At NOLA Automotive Repairs we never want you paying more for services than you have to. But we also need to make sure you stay safe on the road…and that your car actually stops when you tell it to.

Your brake system consists of:

  • Pads that cause friction
  • Steel brake rotor upon which the pads put pressure
  • Brake lines
  • Brake fluid and reservoir
  • And more…

Over time and as your vehicle ages, your braking system can wear down or components can break down, needing repair. Our team can skillfully inspect your braking system to identify any problem components that may be causing your issues. For more brake services, check out our trusted brake replacement.

What to Expect when you Come in for a Brake Job

Our brake job services in NOLA get the job done right, keeping you and your family safe on the road.

Your Brake Job May Include any or all of the Following:

  • Inspecting the thickness of your current pads and for signs of excessive wear
  • Visual inspection of the rotors for scoring, pitting, grooves or other damage
  • Measurement of the rotors with precision mechanical tools
  • Caliper, torque plate, pads and rotor inspection
  • Professional installation and replacement of necessary parts
  • Lubrication and optimization of brake system components
  • Safety check/inspection of your vehicle
  • Mechanic test drive to verify proper function of the braking system

At NOLA Automotive Services we cross our T’s and dot our I’s, making sure you get trustworthy, world class service that is affordable and reliable.

What our Customers Say About Us

But don’t just take our word for it. With years of experience helping New Orleans residents like yourself, we’ve built up quite a reputation for ourselves.

See what just a few of our happy customers have said about us below:

“The best auto mechanics in NOLA.. I’ve been to some mechanics before where they mis- diagnose what’s going on , and turn a 2 hour project, into a 2 week project. Whenever I’ve brought my cars here, they are in, and out, as though it were standard procedure which makes my husband feel much better about dropping his ‘girls’ off. True professionals & experts” – Mary Kroll

“Very knowledgeable, and friendly staff. Brought in my 2015 Dodge Challenger because the engine was misfiring, when I got it back it ran better than ever. Any future repairs needed to my vehicle will be done here. Wonderful place! 10/10” – Michael Gunn

“Went in not knowing what was wrong they found the problem right away and fixed it. They went out the way to troubleshoot the problem while helping me save money and time. I definitely will return for any other services needed. Very friendly service team” – Charlotte Smilth

Ready to add your name to our list of satisfied customers? Come by today and we’ll have your vehicle back on the road in no time!

About NOLA Automotive Services

For over 19 years NOLA Automotive Services has proudly served the fine residents of New Orleans. We believe in quality auto repair, service and maintenance work you can trust, and at competitive prices that won’t break the bank.

  • Our family friendly atmosphere and professional service mechanics make our shop a great place to bring in your vehicle.
  • Our team will quickly diagnose problems and offer budget-friendly solutions to get you back on the road safely.
  • Why Trust Us? We’ve been in business for almost two decades with a proven track record of customer satisfaction.

We also hold the following certifications:

  • Engine repair
  • Engine performance
  • Advanced level specialist
  • Manual axles and drive train
  • Advanced fuel delivery systems
  • Heating and air conditioning
  • Service consulting
  • Electrical / electronic systems

Other Services We Provide in New Orleans, Louisiana

In need of more than just a brake job? No problem, we have you covered. Our team of expert automotive mechanics and technicians are certified and trained to handle just about anything you can throw at them.

Here are just a few of the other services we handle:

  • Diagnostics – Prevent problems before it even happens by having your vehicle checked by our team.
  • AC and Heat – A defective air conditioner or heater can cause a lot of problems not only for your car, but your health as well. Make sure that your cooling and heating system are working properly.
  • Steering
  • Suspension
  • Transmission
  • Engines – From overheating to replacement, our engine services cover them all.
  • Tires – Our tire shop in New Orleans LA offers high-quality tires for cars, vans, and trucks.
  • Maintenance –  Never underestimate the power of regular vehicle maintenance. NOLA Automotive Repairs offers a number of maintenance jobs to keep your car in shape.

Shop Information

NOLA Automotive Repairs
2100 Earhart, Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70113
Phone: (504) 684-1881
Mon – Fri: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat – Sun: Closed

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