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Reliable Transmission Service

703.5 N Anderson Rd

Rock Hill, SC 2973

(803) 324-3999

Older Vehicles Need A Brake-job In Winter

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11 January 2018 Bookmark and Share

Reliable Transmission Repair - Brake Repair in Rock Hill, SC

Corrosion in the car's undercarriage area is hard to monitor. This includes the car’s brake system which is also the car’s main safety device. Corrosion in the brake system is a serious safety issue during the winter when cars are prone to snow and road salt exposure. Moreover, as the car gets older, anti-corrosive coating that was present on many of the car’s metal parts wears out. Which is why, automotive brake system maintenance during winter is a must, particularly for aging cars.

The best brake service in Rockhill, SC performs complete diagnostics for the car’s braking system. Brake fluid levels are checked and replaced if necessary. Aging brake fluid may contain contaminants and moisture that accelerate the corrosion of the metallic brake lines and caliper pins. Corrosion in caliper pins causes brake drag which increases fuel consumption. During maintenance service, cars are lifted for chassis inspection to ensure that undercarriage components, including the braking system parts, are free from corrosion.

Furthermore, an automotive maintenance specialist will examine other car components as well during the brake check-up to ensure that all systems are in tip-top shape. For instance, checking the wheels is imperative, since good brakes are useless when wheels are in poor condition. As with the engine, transmission, and electrical systems periodic and comprehensive car maintenance and repair is necessary during the harsh winter months. Contact Reliable Transmission Service & Auto Repair Service in Rock Hill, SC for more about brake services.

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