1. Schedule Your Appointment
Whether scheduling online or over the phone be sure and let us know what you're experiencing so we can provide fast and accurate service advice.
2. Diagnostics and Inspections
Drop off your vehicle and the shop will get to work with inspections and diagnostics using the same equipment as the manufacturers to determine issues and next steps.
3. Digital Vehicle Inspection Report and Estimate
Following the diagnosis we will text you a digital vehicle inspection report, containing pictures and videos of our findings and recommendations.
4. Review and Approval
A service advisor will reach out to walk you through the findings and recommendations to determine how you would like to proceed, or you can approve work directly in your DVI.
5. Work Performed or Scheduled
Most work can be completed immediately, or scheduled based on parts and customer availability.
How Christian Brothers Automotive Can Help
Why Choose Christian Brothers Automotive Windsor for your Brakes?
When it comes to brakes, you need a trustworthy and reliable service provider. Here are a few reasons why you should choose Christian Brothers Automotive Windsor for all your brake needs:
- Expert Technicians: Our ASE-certified technicians have extensive knowledge and experience in brake repair and maintenance. They stay up-to-date with the latest industry advancements to provide you with the best service.
- Quality Parts: We use only high-quality brake components and parts to ensure optimal performance and durability. We work with reputable suppliers to source the best parts for your vehicle.
- Comprehensive Brake Services: Whether you need brake inspection, brake pad replacement, rotor resurfacing, brake fluid flush, or any other brake service, we have got you covered. Our technicians will thoroughly inspect your braking system and recommend the necessary repairs or replacements.
- Honest and Transparent: We believe in building long-term relationships with our customers based on trust and transparency. We will provide you with honest assessments, fair pricing, and detailed explanations of the recommended services.
- Customer Convenience: We understand that your time is valuable. That's why we offer convenient appointment scheduling and strive to complete brake services in a timely manner, without compromising on quality.
Reliable Brake Inspection & Repair in Windsor
At Christian Brothers Automotive Windsor, we are committed to ensuring your safety while on the road. One of the critical components of your vehicle that works towards this goal is your braking system. We offer comprehensive brake services that include not just repair, but also regular inspections to ensure everything is functioning optimally.
Our brake inspection is thorough, covering every aspect of the braking system:
- Brake Pad Thickness: This is crucial to the effective operation of your brakes. Thinner brake pads can lead to decreased performance and potential damage to other parts of the braking system.
- Calipers: These are essential components that squeeze the brake pads onto the rotors to stop your vehicle. We check them for any signs of damage or wear.
- Brake/Hydraulic Fluid (Level and Condition): Maintaining the right level and condition of brake fluid is vital for the hydraulic system to function correctly. We'll check it and top it up or replace it if necessary.
- Brake Hoses: These often wear out and need regular checks for wear and tear. A damaged hose can lead to a loss of brake fluid, impacting the overall braking efficiency.
- Brake Hardware: Every small part matters when it comes to your brakes. We check all the hardware to ensure it's in good working order.
- Rotor Wear: The rotors are what your brake pads clamp down on to stop your vehicle. We check for any signs of wear that could affect their performance.
We don't just inspect your brakes; we make necessary recommendations for repairs based on our findings. Our team will guide you through the process, explaining the benefits of each service, using clear, concise language. We believe in the power of informed decisions and strive to ensure you understand why and what repairs are needed.
Once you decide to proceed with the recommended repairs, rest assured that our expert technicians will handle it with utmost care and precision. Your safety is our priority at Christian Brothers Automotive Windsor. Trust us to keep your brakes, and by extension, your vehicle, in the best possible condition.
Signs that You Need Brake Service
It is essential to recognize the signs that indicate your vehicle needs brake service. If you notice any of the following symptoms, it is recommended to bring your vehicle to Christian Brothers Automotive Windsor for a thorough inspection:
- Squeaking or grinding noises when applying the brakes
- Soft or spongy brake pedal
- Pulling to one side when braking
- Brake warning light on your dashboard
- Increased stopping distance
Contact Christian Brothers Automotive Windsor for Brake Service
Don't compromise your safety on the road. If you suspect any issues with your brakes or need routine maintenance, contact Christian Brothers Automotive Windsor today. Our friendly team will be happy to assist you and ensure your vehicle's braking system is in top condition.
Q. "Why is my ABS light on?"There are several reasons your vehicles anti-lock brake system light might be on. The four common reasons that typically cause this light to turn on include a malfunctioning ABS module, low levels in the fluid reservoir, broken wheel speed sensors, or the system is turned off. Learn more here.
Q. "How long will my brake pads last?"There is no perfect answer to this. Brake pads can last up to 70,000 miles while others will need to be replaced as early as 25,000 miles. The type of vehicle you drive, how you use your vehicle and your driving style are all factors to consider. If you are interested in learning more about brake pad wear and how to extend its lifespan click here.
Q. "When do I need to change my brake fluid?"Along with the type of brake fluid, your car’s owner manual will indicate how often you need your brake fluid flushed and replaced. In general, brake fluids flushes are recommended every 30,000 miles or two years. Click here to learn more.
Q. "Do you offer a warranty?"As part of our Nice difference.® commitment to providing our customers the best auto service experience possible, we also offer a3-year/36,000-mile warranty on all the work that we do. We offer this warranty at every Christian Brothers Automotive nationwide, and it will be honored at any location, regardless of which branch did the initial work.
Q. "What is a Digital Vehicle Inspection?"With a complimentary Digital Vehicle Inspection (DVI) on every visit, you’ll see firsthand photos of your vehicle from under the hood. We’ll let you know if everything is functioning properly or if there are any areas of concern. You can even approve or deny our service recommendations, all straight from your smartphone, or you can, of course, give us a call and we’ll explain our findings in further detail.
Q. "Can you provide service under my extended warranty?"Yes. At Christian Brothers Automotive, we work with all major extended warranty providers to make needed repairs for our customers. If you have an extended warranty, you can discuss your carrier with our team when scheduling an appointment and confirm that the work will be covered. You can find a partial list of the extended warranty companies we work with here.
Hear What Our Customers Had to Say About Us
"I liked the customer service and going above and beyond to make sure I was comfortable while waiting in the store for my vehicle work to be done, specifically being offered a nice hot coffee with creamer."