New England Transmission welcomes you to our website's page featuring frequently asked questions our customers in the Bangor ~ South Portland area have asked us about brakes. Our team of automotive specialists have years of experience in brake repair and are happy to share their knowledge with anyone in the Bangor ~ South Portland area that has a brake problem and is interested in finding the best brake repair choice in the Bangor ~ South Portland area.
What are common signs of brake wear?
There are several noticeable signs that the brakes in a vehicle may be showing signs of wearing. One of the most obvious signs of brake wear is a brake pedal with a spongy or low feeling. This usually indicates that air is present in the hydraulic system. There may be an imbalance in the brake system when the red brake-warning light appears. The presence of an amber brake-warning light is usually related to a problem with the ABS system. Brake pad or shoe replacement is usually required when a continuous squealing or grinding sound is heard.
What is the cost to fix or replace brakes?
When asked by our auto repair shop's customers in the greater Bangor ~ South Portland area how much it will cost to fix or replace their brakes our brake specialists tell them the cost will vary depending on what needs to be done to ensure they are back on the roads of greater Bangor ~ South Portland safely. New England Transmission advises anyone in the Bangor ~ South Portland area that may be hearing brake noises, including squeaking, screeching, or grinding that they should immediately come to New England Transmission and let us do a brake inspection on their vehicle. A brake repair can involve any one of several different things, including worn out brake pads, calipers or drums may be a problem, as may the master cylinder, individual wheel cylinders, or a lack of brake fluid. When considering the cost of a total brake repair in Bangor ~ South Portland, including cylinders, pads, drums, rotors, and calipers, the cost of a brake repair can run around $750 if not more.
What does it cost to replace brake rotors?
New England Transmission usually tells our customers in the Bangor ~ South Portland area that the cost to replace brake rotors can range from between $150 to $250 dollars per rotor replacement.