Brake repair and service is a fact of life for all vehicle owners. Whether you drive a little Honda Fit, or a 5500 lb. Ford Expedition, brake repair and brake service will be a recurring necessity. R & I Automotive is the premier San Rafael auto repair shop – and we can provide your vehicle with new brakes and any brake service it requires. Driving on the Bay Area roads, in heavy traffic, only accelerates need for brake service. Bring your vehicle to us and experience superior customer service, and highly skilled, nationally ASE certified technicians working on your car.
Whether your vehicle has disc brakes, drum brakes, or both, regular brake service is a necessity. At R & I Automotive, our ASE certified mechanics are intimately familiar with all aspects of brake service and repair - from the hydraulic brake fluid, to brake pedal problems, to “sticky” brake calipers, electronic anti-lock brake sensors and the entire ABC system, to brake master cylinder issues - we can provide high quality service and repairs, in addition to the everyday brake pad or brake shoe replacement.
Brakes will usually give you a hint that it’s time to visit your mechanic - basically any time your car exhibits any of these symptoms:
- brake pedal is spongy or slow to respond
- grinding or constant squealing during braking
- the brake dashboard light is red
- the brake dashboard light glows amber, signaling problems with the anti-lock brake system (ABS)
When you bring your vehicle to our San Rafael auto repair shop, we will not only diagnose what ails the brakes, but will also perform a complimentary digital inspection of your vehicle, so that you have a full understanding of the state of your vehicle. Whether your vehicle ends up getting new brake shoes, new brake pads, or pad and rotor replacement, brake fluid flush, or brake hose replacement, you can expect at a minimum:
- Nationally ASE certified technicians
- Original Equipment quality parts
- 24 months / 24,000 mile warranty
- Same day service (in most cases)
So if you are at all concerned about the brakes, or your vehicle is signaling that brake service is a necessity – call us immediately. Brakes are vital to the safe operation of your car.
Call us for appointment – we can help.