Brake Shop in Harrisonburg, VA

At Steven KIA’s Service Center, you can get a full inspection of you vehicle’s brake systems including:

  • Hydraulic system – The inspection of your Hydraulic system will be included with our fluid exchange inspection in order to find breaks, leaks, old fluid or any other related problems that can cause friction.
  • Brake pads and shoes – All brakes pads will be inspected by our trained technicians for wear and follow manufacturers recommendation on pad thinkness.
  • Brake rotors and/or drums – These will be inspected by our trained technicians for cracks in the drums and excessive wear.

If our technician notices any issue during the brake inspection, we will service your vehicle according to the manufacturer’s recommendation.

When to have your brakes checked

There are typical signs that should show before needing to take your vehicle for a brake inspection because brakes are basically designed to wear down over time.

  • Vibrations as you push on the brake pedal
  • Squealing or grinding when brakes are engaged
  • Brakes slower to engage than before
  • Pulling when braking

Once you’ve noticed any of these signs, don’t hesistate to get an expert’s opinion on the matter. Luckily here at Steven KIA we have plenty of trained technician’s to help you diagnose the issues with your vehicle. Just come get a quick brake inspection and they’ll have you in and out as fast as possible.

brake shop in Harrisonburg, VA


How often should the brake pads of a car be replaced?

Generally, brake pads need to be replaced after about 50,000 miles.

How to know if I need to replace my brakes?

Squeaking or squealing noise coming from brakes or deep grinding metal sounds

Is it good to put new brakes on bad rotors?

Yes, if you don’t this will cause your pads to wear out faster than normal, and also braking efficiency will also be affected.

How long does it take to put new brakes on a car?

It generally takes 30 minutes to 1 hour for one of our expert technicians to finish the job.

What can I do to extend the life of my brake pads?

Drive with the flow of traffic to avoid any unnecessary heavy braking. Give yourself plenty of following distance from the car in front of you so you can coast to a nice, easy stop.

Could bad rotors cause uneven brake pad wear?

A common cause of uneven brake pad wear is DTV (Disc Thickness Variation).

How long before you need to replace your rotors?

They should be replaced about every 70,000 miles on most vehicles.

Do I need an alignment after changing brake pads?

No, you do not need an alignment because of the pad replacement.

Why would the brakes on a car fail?

The major reason why brakes fail is as a result of fluid leakage.

Why do my brakes feel spongy after replacing the pads?

Air in the brake fluid is the most common cause of low, spongy brakes.

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