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Atlantic Automotive and Quick Lube Center provides Rear Disc Brake Repair services to St. Augustine, FL, Jacksonville, FL, Palm Coast, FL, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 120 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Rear Disc Brake Repair Services at Atlantic Automotive and Quick Lube Center

Some brake systems use disc brakes in the rear of a vehicle. Most rear disc brake systems contain brake pads, calipers, rotors, and a parking brake assembly. Calipers are responsible for squeezing the brake pads against the rotor, which is mounted to the wheel hub. When you apply pressure to the brakes, the brake pads are hydraulically pressed against the brake disc to create the necessary amount of friction for slowing the turning rotor. A rear disc brake system converts kinetic energy into heat. Most brake rotors incorporate a ventilated design to release heat from the brake system. When the parking brake is applied, a piston is pushed into the brake pad to keep the vehicle from moving. In some systems, a “drum in hat” parking brake assembly uses parking brake shoes to keep the vehicle from moving. Brake systems with rear disc brakes are known to possess strong stopping power in even the worst driving conditions. However, they are still susceptible to the same type of wear and tear as any regularly used brake system.



Why Should You Have Rear Disc Brake Repair Services Performed at Atlantic Automotive and Quick Lube Center?

Braking naturally creates a substantial amount of heat and friction, so rear disc brakes will wear from natural use. Routine rear disc brake inspections can prevent excessive wear from damaging other brake components like calipers and rotors. Completely worn brake pads can cause calipers to squeeze metal on metal, which will damage the rotors. Some disc brake pads have a wear indicator strip that makes a whistling sound to notify you when brake pads need replacements. Sometimes the calipers can stick and keep from retracting all the way, which can cause quicker wear on brake pads. Squealing and grinding noises are the first sign of disc brake issues, but be sure to seek a rear brake repair service for your disc brakes at the first sign of any trouble. Properly working disc brakes are important for your safety and the safety of other drivers on the road.

We proudly service the Rear Disc Brake Repair needs of customers in St. Augustine, FL, Jacksonville, FL, Palm Coast, FL, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Jacksonville FL | Palm Coast FL | St. Augustine FL | and surrounding areas

Atlantic Automotive in St. Augustine, FL

Atlantic Automotive and Quick Lube Center serves the St. Augustine area of Florida with quality automotive repairs, service appointments, tires and wheels. When you need to outfit your car with name brand tires at a great price, need new rims, or even just have questions about a check engine light, let our team show you why we're a favorite auto repair shop in our region. We offer personalized service to each and every customer who visits our tire and auto repair center in St. Augustine, so much so that customers from Jacksonville, Palm Coast, and other nearby communities make us their first stop for oil changes, brake service, and other automotive needs. Visit us today if you need a mechanic you can trust. We'll make sure your car gets in and out of our service bays at its best. 

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Phone: (904) 471-9790
Fax: (904) 460-1241
Address: 155 A1A Beach Boulevard
St. Augustine, FL 32080
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