When it comes to the safety of you as a driver, your brakes play an essential part. When you’re brakes start making scratching or squeaking sounds, the drivers of Fort Madison, IA, know to visit our highly trained team at Shottenkirk Fort Madison. Our service experts know a thing or two about Chevrolet, Buick, and GMC vehicles, which means we know a thing or two about how to repair your stopping system.
How Often Should You Inspect Your Brakes
For most Chevrolet vehicles, you’ll need to replace your brakes pads/ shoes every 20,000 to 60,000 miles. But this number can rise if you spend a lot of time in stop and go traffic. It is good practice to have your brakes inspected every time you have an oil change. When you start to here Squeaking or grinding when you apply your brakes, it usually a good sign that your brake pads are worn down and need to be replaced.
And when it comes to your brake fluid, Chevrolet call for a change every 45,000 miles. Your vehicle’s brake fluid will keep your lines, calipers, and other parts from rusting and moving smoothly. It is a lot easier to replace the fluid than it is to replace one of these parts. So make sure you stop by our Shottenkirk Fort Madison dealership to have your brake fluid inspected periodically.
Schedule Service With Shottenkirk Fort Madison
Our team of Certified Service Technicians specialize in a wide range of braking services and systems and will ensure that your vehicle is always ready to stop when you need it to. From disc and drum models to anti-lock brake and pre-collision braking systems, our team can service it all. Plus, we offer a variety of well-priced services that you can find with our Service & Parts Specials.
We at Shottenkirk Fort Madison carry a wide range of brake components included brake pads, shoes, calipers, rotors, hoses and lines, and master cylinders. Whether you need a quick brake inspection before you leave on a trip, or if you need to replace a component, you can count on our team to get the job done right and in a timely manner. Schedule your brake service with us today before it becomes too late!