12/22/2016
By: Katharine J.
Lytle Auto Sales & Repair
My car's transmission went out as I was driving from Georgia to New Mexico. My husband and I had already contacted a scrap metal place and the tow truck company recommended Mr. Lytle. I am so glad! Chuck was able to fix my car and get me back on the road in one day! For less than $200!!He knows what he is doing and will make adjustments to the repair until it's right. Mr. Lytle and his wife were so kind; she engages with customers like she's your old friend! I have all the trust for these two after my experience today. Plus, they are both funny and will entertain you with great stories while you wait.
05/27/2017
By: Scotty M.
Lytle Auto Sales & Repair
On vacation when our armada transmission started slipping. They put us right in the shop. The fix was more than we could do on the road, but they did everything to get us back up and going. The people there are the nicest people you will ever meet. The price for the three hours they spent on our car was unbelievable. I thought I was going to have to pay around $600, they charged me $200. They don't try to screw you because you are an out of state person. I highly recommend this place if you are in need of auto repair. Picture added is the magnet in the pan of the transmission.
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06/13/2015
By: Brandon E.
Caldwell Auto Repair
After reading the only other review here, I'm surprised there isn't more. Seems like nothing has changed with Larry and the family. My Dad and I were ALSO on a cross country road trip when the computer went out in his truck. We got towed to the shop and the guys were under the hood within minutes! Took a while to get everything figured out and ready to go but it sure was nice bein 1500 miles from home and treated like locals. Larry's got a hell of a group there.
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10/09/2016
By: Bj K.
Lytle Auto Sales & Repair
Had a mishap in my RV traveling from California to Alabama. Was extremely impressed with the kindness, professionalism and knowledge of this company. I am forever grateful for your help in getting me safely back on the road. Thank you from the bottom of my heart!
03/02/2014
By: Doris A.
A & B Auto Repair
This is the best mechanic in the state of Arkansas...
Tips & Advices
Ceramic brake pads are made from dense, durable ceramic. They are favored for their relative silence while driving compared to metal or organic brake pads. They also have little wear and tear on the overall brake system and are very reliable. However, they are more expensive than metal or organic brake pads. Additionally, their performance deteriorates in extreme driving conditions.
Brake rotors typically last between 30,000 and 70,000 miles.
Brake shoes are used in drum brakes--rather than disc brakes--which is the original braking system designed for vehicles. Just as brake pads are the friction component of disc brakes, brake shoes are the friction component of drum brakes. When the brakes are applied, a wheel cylinder pushes the brake shoe against the brake drums, which spin while the vehicle is in motion, and causes the vehicle to stop.
A squeaking or squealing sound when applying newly replaced brakes is normal. It comes from the rotor vibrating against the new brake pads. It should quiet down after about 250 miles, and should be more or less silent by 750 miles, when the brake system has had some time to synchronize itself.
This depends on the car, the brake system, and the car owner's driving habits. Typically, a car's brakes should be replaced after about 50,000 miles, but some car's brakes may last anywhere from 25,000 to 70,000 miles. Car owners shouldn't wait for a magic number to replace their brakes. They should check them regularly, and pay close attention if they hear any weird noises or if the car feels shaky while braking. Brakes are a critical safety component of a car, so it's important to stay on top of brake maintenance.

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