Best 30 Brake Repair in Jeffersonville, IN with Reviews - YP.com

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06/05/2013
By: leseblue
Chip's Place
My husband and I took our 2001 Honda Odyssey van to see Billy at Chip's Place. The regulator on our drivers side window broke. Billy quoted us the lowest price out of 10 different shops that I called. He was the only one who gave a definitive price quote and I was curious to see if that price would "change" once we got there. I am happy to say that it did not, it was right on the money. He was the only person we talked to while we were there and we found him to be very polite and friendly. We will definitely be taking our vehicle back to them in the near future.
08/27/2013
By: jim.nicholson.16
Chip's Place
I have been trusting my vehicles to Chips for over 20 years and I have never been disappointedby their service.
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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