Brake Repair

At Capital Transmission, we provide expert brake repair and service for all your automotive braking needs.

We are dedicated to offering the widest range and highest quality of replacement brake products available on the market.

Our product range is for automotive applications from light trucks to SUV’s, where you can choose from standard replacement, premium street brakes. Our goal is to provide the best possible brake repair service for our valued customers.

Some manufacturers recommend replacing the fluid at regular intervals. That's because some brake fluids absorb moisture over time, which could mean your brakes perform less well when you need them the most-during hard braking.

The brake fluid level should be checked periodically, preferably with every oil change.

How do I know if new Brakes are needed?
Regular brake inspections should be part of your vehicle's ongoing maintenance, helping to ensure its safety and reliability. Stop by SpeeDee for a brake inspection if you experience any of the following warning signs:

  • Squeal or grinding noise coming from the front or real wheels
  • Low or spongy brake pedal
  • Brake warning light that stays on
  • Car pulls to one side when applying brakes
  • Car vibrates when applying brakes

Any time you notice these symptoms, it's a good idea to have your brakes checked. If our inspection reveals they do require repair, we will explain exactly what's required, what's optional and provide you with an estimate before any work is done.

Warning Signs:

DRAG - Sticking brakes, wheels feel hot, or the engine seems to have lost power. Auto brakes may be failing to release; the condition can seem to reverse itself, but could leave you with no brakes at all. This would indicate brakes service is needed

PULL - The vehicle pulls to one side when the brakes are applied. This could be an underinflated tire, misadjusted or worn brakes, or some other failure of the braking system.

HARD PEDAL - Requires extreme pressure to make brakes function. This can indicate power brake trouble, restricted hydraulic lines, frozen calipers, wheel cylinders, or damaged brake linings

BRAKE LIGHTS - One light, ususlly Red, indicates a problem as simple as the parking brake on, or low brake fluid, to something as serious as a hydraulic system failure. Another light, usualy Yellow, indicates deactivation of your ABS system. While your brakes should work, it does require inspection at the first opportunity.

VIBRATION -Felt on the brake pedal, felt in the steering wheel, or the entire vehicle shakes, vibrates or pulsates when brake is applied. This may indicate the need to resurface or replace the disc brake rotors - or signal a serious problem of a loose component or faulty steering mechanism.

SQUEAL - Brakes should operate with a minimal amount of noise. Some noise is normal but excessive squeal, screech, grinding, groaning, chatter, clatter or bang means your brakes need of car brakes repair.

LOW PEDAL - Pedal nearly touches floorboard before the brakes function. May activate your brake warning light. Problem may require a simple adjustment - or indicate something much more serious

GRAB - "Touchy" brakes that grab with the least pressure. May indicate a problem as simple as grease or oil contaminated linings - or as serious as loose or broken component ready to fail in an emergency.