How You Can Check
At our facility, we love helping our customers get the most out of their vehicles. They often look to us for all of their automotive needs. Although we love being the go-to solution, we also want to help our customers become more responsible vehicle owners. Doing so helps prevent their cars from experiencing any major issues, as they can identify smaller problems that come up. So if you suspect any trouble with your car's brakes, here's how to check:
- Listen: Do you hear any sounds when pressing on your car's brake pad? If so, that means the brake pads are worn, and they need to be replaced. Make sure to listen for any squeaks, squeals, or grinding, as these are common sounds the brakes will make under these circumstances.
- Feel: Does the brake pedal feel like it's soft or like you have to press harder? If so, that means you have a spongy brake pedal, and that can get worse over time. It's best to get it checked as soon as you notice it, as this can dramatically affect your car's responsiveness over time.
Book Your Next Check
It's so important that your brakes are performing at their best, especially if you're driving a faster import vehicle. Make sure your brakes are strong and responsive by scheduling a brake check and repair with Spotlight Automotive in Chicago, IL. Our ASE-certified technicians can quickly locate what might be plaguing your car's brakes and perform the necessary repairs so you can stop with confidence.
Learn more about our brake check service and schedule an appointment by calling our shop at (312) 846-1210, as we'd be more than happy to help. We happily accept walk-ins and offer after-hours drop-off and pick-up as well, so you're free to visit us on 1474 W. Hubbard Street at a time that works best for your schedule!