Brake Repair

Your braking system is one of the most important systems in your vehicle, but it is also one that many people don’t think about until it doesn’t work. But keeping your brakes maintained is critical to the overall safety of your vehicle. And brake maintenance and repair is something that we believe is always best left to the experts. John Ellis & Son is the leading provider of brake service and brake repair in Sacramento, CA.

Our ASE Certified technicians have been supplying the Sacramento area with expert brake repair since 1927. Every member of our team is committed to excellence both in auto repair and customer service. You can trust us to always put your safety and satisfaction first.

Brake Service Sacramento

At John Ellis & Son, we recommend that you visit us every 20,000 miles for a comprehensive brake inspection. We will give your braking system a thorough inspection from your brake fluid to the parking brake to ensure that your system is in proper working condition. The last thing we want is for you to leave our shop in a vehicle that is unsafe. Some of the things we will inspect during your brake service include:

  • Checking your brake pads for excessive or accelerated wear
  • Inspecting your brake fluid for condition and level and flushing and replacing it if necessary
  • Performing a leak check on your brake hoses and master cylinder
  • Inspecting your calipers and rotors
  • Taking a look at your discs and drums to make sure they are not worn down
  • Testing your parking brake
  • Inspecting your wheel cylinders for accelerated wear

All of these components play a major role in your braking system and if any of them are not working properly or are in poor condition it could put you in a potentially dangerous situation. Our goal is to ensure that your entire braking system is healthy and safe before you leave our shop.

Brake Repair Sacramento

Between brake services and inspections, it is important to know the signs that your brakes aren’t working properly so you can have them repaired before they fail altogether. Some of the symptoms of failing brakes include:

  • Squealing, squeaking, or grinding brakes
  • Leaking brake fluid
  • Soft or spongy brakes
  • Vibrating or shaking when braking

If you are experiencing any of these problems, bring your vehicle to John Ellis & Son as soon as you can for brake repair. Our ASE Certified technicians only use top quality parts and state of the art equipment in our repair work and will return your braking system to proper working condition.

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