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BRAKES & BRAKE REPAIR

At Lakeside Certified Auto, we want our Willoughby customers to have the opportunity to feel comfortable in their vehicle. You can leave the repairs and services to our professionals, but please don't hesitate to ask us questions about why a service is needed or how it occurred. Give us a call at 440-946-0076, and we will be happy to speak with you. Here is some valuable information on brake issues and corrective services Lakeside Certified Auto offers.

Anti-Lock Brake System
Anti-lock Brake Systems (ABS) ensure that the wheels don't stop rotating during braking, preventing the car from skidding and offering greater control. If your ABS light comes on, visit Lakeside Certified Auto where we will be happy to diagnose and fix the problem.

Brake Fluid Flushes
Brake fluid will absorb water from the air over time, causing the brake system to become less effective and the fluid to become corrosive, possibly damaging the system. It is important to perform a brake fluid flush regularly to ensure that your vehicle is using fresh fluid. Talk to our technicians at Lakeside Certified Auto about when it's time for a brake fluid flush.

Brake Hoses
A brake hose is a tube carrying pressurized brake fluid from the master cylinder to the brakes. A crushed hose can cause a lagged or slow brake, and a leak in the hose can cause the brake, or the entire brake system, to fail. These don't need to be replaced often, but should be replaced at the first sign of cracking or wear.

Brake Pad & Shoe Replacement
Brake pad problems can usually be identified by squealing brakes. If your brake pads deteriorate completely, you'll hear a grinding metal-on-metal sound when braking, meaning that it's too late and you're ruining your rotors or drums! Those with knowledge of auto repair may be able to fix this at home, but you should always see an auto repair professional immediately if you have brake problems.

Caliper Replacement
The brake caliper houses your brake pads and fits around the rotor like a clamp, pressing the pads against the rotor when you brake. A brake caliper problem could cause uneven braking, making your car slide forward when you brake. Uneven braking can also cause your vehicle to slide out of control in bad weather conditions, so contact Lakeside Certified Auto as soon as possible.

Resurface Rotors
In a disc brake system, rotors are attached to your vehicle's wheels. When the brake pads grip the rotor, they bring both the rotor and wheels to a stop. However, the friction causes grooves and cracks to appear over time. Resurfacing brings the rotor back to a "like-new" condition, reducing squealing and wobbling. Lakeside Certified Auto will give your rotors a thorough inspection and recommend your best course of action.



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  • Parts Plus
  • ASE Master Technician
  • BBB Accredited Business
  • Car Care Aware

Testimonials

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    Always quick and professional
    , 03/05/2021

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    Awesome group of people fair prices and will never tell you to replace or fix something you don't need. It's hard to find an honest mechanic shop but they know what they are doing and are fair on their prices!
    , 12/10/2020

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    Honesty and quality work. Great technicians. Joyce and Scout awesome.
    , 12/05/2020

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    Good service, waited less time than quoted, reasonable prices! Will go back again!!
    , 10/19/2020

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    Lakeside is doing business with integrity and honesty. Price is good and wait time is reasonable. For an oil change is about $50, wait time 40 mins. Now I do my two cars maintenance here.
    , 09/08/2020

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    The staff is friendly and professional. I never wait long for my car to be worked on and ready to go!
    , 07/22/2020