Brake Service in Grants Pass, Oregon

Brakes are one of the most utilized systems in your vehicle, making regular inspection and service important.  There are three elements to maintenance; the inspection, repair and fluid flush.  We encourage you to refer to your vehicles owner’s manual for manufacturer’s recommendations however, several signs listed below may indicate you need to schedule an appointment with our Service Department.

Do You Need Brake Service?

  • Has it been over 12,000 mile since your brakes have been inspected?
  • Have you passed the number of miles recommended between brake services by the manufacturer?
  • The brake warning light is on your dashboard and has not gone off.
  • You hear grinding or squealing when you apply the brakes.
  • Your vehicle pulls one way or another when applying the brakes.
  • The brake pedal feels spongy when you apply pressure.
  • The brake pedal drops to the floor or requires extra pressure when you apply.
  • It takes longer to stop than it used to.

Brake Repair from People Who Care About Your Car

We take brake service seriously here at Jim Sigel Automotive.  Brakes are a complicated system, from pads to rotors to drums to shoes, there are a lot of parts and pieces.  Our Factory trained Advisors are here to assist you, and our A.S.E. and Factory trained Techs are here to ensure the work is performed by well trained professionals. 

What do those MM’s on Your Multi-Point Inspection Mean? 

MM or millimeters remaining on the Brake Check portion of your vehicles Multi-Point Inspection determines how much left on the disc or drum of your brakes.  As you can see from the chart RED indicates you should get your brakes replaced immediately.  Yellow advises you to be aware of your brakes and expect that they will need to be replaced sooner than later.  Luckily for you, the Service Advisors in the Jim Sigel Service Department will always make sure you have all the information need.  We encourage you to read your manufacturer owner’s manual to know when it is time to replace your brakes.  The bottom line, brake use is dependent on your driving style and what type of driving you are doing, in town or highway.  So regular service and inspection is critical for brake safety.