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Brake Service and Repair at Berlin City Chevrolet Buick GMC

Make sure that your vehicle is running smoothly and safely with Brake Service and Repair with Berlin City Chevrolet Buick GMC in Gorham, NH. Our certified technicians are skilled and experienced on all Chevrolet, Buick, and GMC models and know exactly what it takes to ensure your vehicle is running at optimal levels all year round. Learn more about the importance of regular brake changes along with warning signs your brake pads need to be replaced. Review all our service offerings and discover all the benefits servicing with us has to offer. Come by today for a free consultation or schedule a service online today.

When should I service my brakes?

While the frequency varies depending on your driving habits and lifestyle demands, it is generally recommended that you change out your brake pads every 50,000 miles. Factors that can lower your brake pad’s lifespan include hard braking, road debris, and poor maintenance. Additionally, whenever you bring in your vehicle for an oil change or maintenance at Berlin City Chevrolet Buick GMC, we’ll inspect your brake system for any issues or concerns.

What does a brake inspection include?

Regular brake inspections are vital to your vehicle’s performance and your safety, during a brake inspection with Berlin City Chevrolet Buick GMC we’ll thoroughly check the following:

  • Inspecting for even wear
  • Checking brake fluid levels
  • Measuring brake pad/shoe thickness
  • Checking for any leaks in the brake line
  • Inspecting calipers for wear, fluid leaks, and movement
  • Checking anti-lock brake sensors
  • Testing hardware and making necessary adjustments

Have my brakes gone bad?

Common warning signs that your vehicle’s brake pads are going bad or are pasts their limit include:

    • Brakes feel spongy or hard to press down
    • Squealing or grinding noises
    • Your car pulls to one side
    • Your steering wheel or brake pedal shakes when applying the brake
    • Your Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) warning lights come on

Why Service at Berlin City Chevrolet Buick GMC?

In addition to offering quick and competitively priced services by certified technicians, we also have a stocked Parts Department and offer exclusive discounts through our Berlin City Care Program. Looking to get the job done yourself? No problem, Order Parts today online. And if you’re interested in bundling and saving, our Berlin City Care Program offers a variety of services at unbeatable prices! Speaking of great deals, make sure to take some time to browse all our latest Service Specials. Additional reasons to service your vehicle at Berlin City Chevrolet Buick GMC include:

    • Free Estimates and Free WiFi
    • We offer Goodyear Tires, Michelin Tires, and more
    • We offer GM Accessories and Parts
    • We offer Rentals, Saturday Service, and Shuttle Service Available
    • We also offer free inspections and do state inspections

Dealer Information

Phone Numbers:Sales Hours:
  • Mon - Sun8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Service Hours:
  • Mon - Fri7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sat - SunClosed
Parts Hours:
  • Mon - Fri7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sat - SunClosed

Brake Service FAQs

Vibrations, shakes, and jitters are all common warning signs that your brake rotors are warped. If you're experiencing any of these things, you should bring your car in immediately for maintenance if it’s still safe to drive. Warped rotors may need to be either ground down to working order or replaced.

There are small, metal hairs at the bottom, which make loud noises. If you hear squealing or scraping, it means that your brakes are nearly out of gripping material.

Brake fluid helps transfer the movement and force created when you press down on the brake pedal.

  • Check brake pads and rotors.
  • Flushing your brake fluid.
  • Bleeding your brake lines.
  • Replacing or updating older worn brake parts.
  • Routine maintenance includes engine oil services, inspection services, brake fluid service, engine air filter, tire rotations, and changes, and cabin air microfilter changes. .

    Getting your brake pads inspected and changed is important to not only help maintain your vehicle’s performance but also for your safety. Over time your pads wear down from use, and if you start to hear squealing, rattling, or grinding, you should have your brakes looked at immediately.


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