A vehicle's brakes are one of its most important safety features, and we want to make sure that Auto Logic customers stay safe. Whether your brake pads are signaling they need replacement, your brake light is on, or you're not comfortable with how quickly your vehicle is slowing down, call us at 919-933-6609 or visit us in Carrboro and we'll give you a prompt diagnosis of your braking system's safety and reliability.
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 Auto Logic where we will be happy to diagnose and fix the problem.
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 Auto Logic about when it's time for a brake fluid flush.
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 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.
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 Auto Logic as soon as possible.
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. Auto Logic will give your rotors a thorough inspection and recommend your best course of action.
After getting two other, higher quotes in the area for services that I wasn't completely convinced I needed, I called Auto Logic. They checked my car's fluid levels for free, did a quick walk around and explained to me exactly how my brakes work and why my rotors could be in the shape they were in. Then... that was it! They didn't pressure me for anything or insist I come back to them, just told me they hoped I got the answers I needed for a fair price and ensured me that they'd do just that- but only if I was interested. I appreciated their patience, professionalism, and their lack of "salesman" behavior. That last one was a big selling point for me! I got my third opinion from them as well as a much fairer price than what other shops had told me. I felt very comfortable working with them. I won't lie and say the service was cheap- over half the cost ended up being for labor and I did need new brakes all around- but they did a great job very quickly and were a pleasure to work with. I dropped my car off one evening and by lunchtime the second day, my car was done. I see myself returning to them for work in the future. Thank you!EmB
As always we received great service thanks for working us in the Crosstours rear brake replacement was really needed! We will be seeing you on the 29th for the Infiniti inspection, the Honda Odyssey has 5% oil life left we will be calling you this week for and oil change and check-up for this car hoping to get it scheduled in, in the next few weeks. You are the best, and have never let us down. The Siemienski'sRon Siemienski
Correctly diagnosed noise issues and made brake repairs. Excellent service and very accountable.Helen H
Scott Sanoff, 11/30/2022