Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, “You've gotta have good brakes. If you've got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.”
That's why a regular brake inspection is on every Oshkosh driver's maintenance schedule. An inspection by your service advisor at Auto Authority LLC will check your brake system and let you know if there are any problems.
Of course, if you're having trouble with your brakes, get your car into Auto Authority LLC in Oshkosh right away. Here are some symptoms for Oshkosh drivers to watch for:
Low or spongy brake pedal
Hard brake pedal
A brake warning light that stays on
Constantly squealing or grinding brakes
Vibrations or clunking sounds when you apply your brakes
If you are experiencing any of these, it's time to get your brakes checked. Talk to your friendly and knowledgeable service advisor at Auto Authority LLC .
There are two types of brakes: disc and drum. Disc brakes have a rotor that's attached to the axle. Calipers straddle the rotor, kind of like the brakes on a bicycle.
Drum brakes are most common on back wheels. Both types have pads or shoes that press against the brakes and slow the vehicle. Brake pads and shoes are made out of very tough material to withstand the heat and force generated when stopping your vehicle. Eventually, they wear out with use and become too thin and need to be replaced at Auto Authority LLC.
If the brake pads wear away completely, you can damage the rotors. The calipers can grind grooves in the rotor. Then the rotor must either be resurfaced or replaced. That's not only expensive but also dangerous because your vehicle won't stop as quickly. Sometimes rotors warp or crack and must be replaced.
A brake service at Auto Authority LLC will also include a check of your brake fluid. When the brakes are applied, the pressure in the fluid activates the brake pads or shoes. Not enough fluid means not enough pressure to brake properly. Also, water builds up in the brake fluid over time, which leads to corrosion, leaks and brake damage, and with hard use, the brakes could severely fade or even fail. Oshkosh drivers should change the brake fluid when their vehicle manufacturer recommends to avoid these problems.
Come in to Auto Authority LLC for an brake inspection before damage occurs. You can call ahead for an appointment by calling 920-231-1016.
Excellent and fast service. Love the way the guys take care of my car. Won't go anywhere else if I can help it! -Janet T
When you have something minor to get fix it's nice that they can squeeze you in at the last minute. -Craig P
I recently referred a new customer because they (AA) does good work. They are good at diagnosing the problem and fixing our vehicles at a fair price. -Dale & Sandy P
I came into Auto Authority with a flat tire not knowing if it could be repaired or if I had to buy a new one. Alex was awesome, he was able to repair the tire very quickly and he took the time to put it back on my car, I would highly recommend going to the Auto Authority. Outstanding service and they went the extra mile. Thank You for making my bad morning into a great afternoon. -Jennifer K
With short notice, Bill and his team trouble-shot my vehicles issues quickly and concisely. After timely conversation and professional guidance, we chose a repair plan together. Bill and the Auto Authority team made the repairs and took the time to review the work completed, recommendations for the future, and thoroughly explained the warranty provided. I couldn't be more pleased with my experience and feel confident that my family's vehicle is safe and sound. -John M
Great job, guys! Thanks for doing it so soon! -Thomas T
Always get great timely and honest service from the good people here. They clearly explain critical repairs, suggested options, and things that can wait every time. -Drew J
Thanks for the quick repairs! Quick and expert repair is always a great thing. -Jim L
It's only been a day since the repairs and according to my wife all the noises she heard are gone....so that's a good thing. I liked the hand holding they were willing to do to physically show me what needed to be replaced from the control arms to the struts and bushings.
Nicely done! -James M
I live in Fond du Lac and still drive up to Oshkosh to have my vehicle serviced at Auto Authority. Alex, Joel and the rest of the employees treat me with much respect, are honest and fair with prices. They always check over my entire vehicle and give me a heads up as to what other repairs may be coming up and how imminent they are. I would highly recommend this business. -Bernie & Beth Z
I highly recommend the Auto Authority! -Mike & Jackie C
Great bunch of guys! They are very helpful with any questions I may have. -Karen K
Auto authority always goes above and beyond. They explain the repair in terms you can understand.
a month ago. -Scott K
Great Service as always! -Nate B
Very helpful. Did the work quick. Everything was done correctly -Joseph D
Very nice guys that know what there talking about. -Craig P
Once again,Alex and his techs did a nice job and in a timely manner. -Mike K
I appreciate prompt and honest service. -Rick L
This was my first visit to Auto Authority for an oil change and the experience will have me coming back. I appreciate their honesty and integrity and trust that they aren't offering a service that is unnecessary- Thanks to Alex, Joel and your team -Jody P
Friendly service and I like that they look everything over. It may not be the least expensive in town, but I believe you get what you pay for. I prefer reliable service. -Barb S