Brake Repair Plainfield, IL | Brake Service Shop | Plainfield, Illinois, 60585, 60544
Brake Lathe Service In Plainfield, IL
Brake Lathe Service – Do you need your brake rotors cut? The rotors wear everytime you apply your brakes. The way your rotors wear depends on a few different variables including the type of brake pads on your vehicle, the metallurgy (hardness and or quality) of the castings, how efficiently the rotors cool, type of driving the vehicle is subjected, the braking style of the driver (aggressive or easy) plus exposure to moisture, road salt, plus other environmental factors. Hence a reason for our brake lathe service.
Need Your Brakes Replaced?
Brake Pad – Are you brake pads due for replacing? Are you hearing a grinding noise coming from your brakes? Stop by for a free brake pad inspection. A brake pad is a steel backing plate with a friction material bound to the surface that faces the disk brake rotor. The exact materials used to make brake pads vary by manufacturer. But generally most consist of either a mixture of metallic shavings or nonmetallic, organic materials. Most brake pads sold today are considered to be a semi metallic type.
Brake Rotor – Does your steering wheel shake when you brake? Is your brake pedal pulsating when you apply your brake? Brake rotors are usually made of cast iron, but in some cases there made of composites such as reinforced carbon or ceramic matrix composites depending on the vehicles needs. Cross drilled brake rotors, slotted brake rotors, Last Chance Auto Repair offers a correct rotor for all performance, street, plus race vehicle applications. Made in China or America what is your part preference?
Brake Caliper – Do you need your brake calipers replaced? Stop by our team will check out your brake calipers for free. The auto brake caliper is the brake part which houses the brake pads and pistons. Your brake calipers are essential to your car’s ability to stop and are arguably one of the most important automobile brake parts on your vehicle. There are two types of brake calipers floating or fixed, which we do service both. We do offer a wide variety of performance automotive brake calipers, if that’s how you want to brake.
Master Cylinder – Is your brake master cylinder going bad? Your master cylinder provides the needed pressure that is required to engage your brakes. Hence if your master cylinder isn’t working your brakes may not be working. The master cylinder is a control device that converts non-hydraulic pressure (commonly from a driver’s foot) into hydraulic pressure, plain and simple. Not only does brake systems require a master cylinder but a lot of transmission clutch systems require a master cylinder also.