Greenville SC Auto Repair

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Working Hours:
Mon - Thu: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM, Fri: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Brake Repair & Service

At Just Right Auto Repair, we are the only repair shop in upstate South Carolina who utilizes the Hunter On Car Brake Lathe, making it unique to the area! This machine works to minimize any shaking that may be coming from your steering wheel.

We also pride ourselves on the fact that we take the time to do thorough brake inspections. We have included all of the checkpoints below just so you can have an idea of everything that we inspect.

The Just Right Auto Repair Disc Brake Procedure

A. Test drive before doing any work. Check for any unusual noises or vibrations.

B. Visual inspection

  1. Inspection for leaks.
  2. Inspect brake pads for uneven wear.
  3. Check brake rotors for uneven wear.

C. Physical inspection

  1. Measure rotor overall thickness.
  2. Insure that all brake caliper pistons retract easily.
  3. Check all slide pins for proper movement.

D. Mechanical work

  1. Remove brake caliper from mounting bracket.
  2. Hang brake caliper with proper hanger not the brake hose.
  3. Remove hanger bracket if needed.
  4. Machine brake rotor with on car brake lathe.
  5. Rinse rotor with water to remove metal shavings.
  6. Apply proper lube to all contact points.
  7. Reverse process to reinstall.
  8. Check brake fluid and fill to proper level.
  9. Tighten lug nut in a cross pattern to proper torque.
  10. Test drive and apply brakes to burnish in the new pads.
  11. Check for vibrations and noises.

So, if your steering wheel shakes when you hit the brakes you might be in need of a Greenville brake service! Look no further! Come to Just Right Auto Repair!

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