Toyota of Orlando offers important brake services


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Take care of your car from top to bottom at Toyota of Orlando! Find out here why taking care of your car's brakes is so important to include as part of routine auto service, and how Toyota of Orlando can help!

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Toyota of Orlando offers important brake services

  1. 1. Toyota of Orlando offers important brake services When it comes to routine auto service in Orlando, it can be easy to automatically assume regular care is limited to giving your vehicle tire rotations and oil changes. However, more than just these services are needed if you want to keep your car in tip- top shape. What other kinds of help does it need? At Toyota of Orlando, we offer a wide range of auto services for drivers to take advantage of. One service in particular that’s highly important is brake service. As long as your vehicle comes to a complete stop, it can be tempting to think that your car’s brakes are performing fine and don’t needed any other attention or care. To help prevent costly repairs in the future, though, some simple checks should be performed on a regular basis to help make sure everything is properly working. Understanding brake technology How brakes function is pretty common knowledge. Basically, the entire brake system slows down your car by converting the vehicle’s kinetic energy (which is made by moving) into heat energy. This is accomplished through the use of friction devices – more commonly known as brake pads in this scenario. Why is this important to know? Because more than just brake pads work to slow your vehicle down, which means more than one part needs to be examined when your brakes are getting checked as part of
  2. 2. auto service in Orlando. Features called the calipers and rotors also work with the brake pads. Why do brakes need to be included in Orlando auto service? In order to work properly and be effective, your car’s brakes should be examined and maintained on a regular basis.  Brake pads don’t have a specific timeline for when they need to be replaced. Generally speaking, they can last between 30,000 to 50,000 miles. However, this isn’t a hard rule. Many different factors can influence whether or not they last this long, such as how often the car is driven, driving habits, and more.  One way to get peace of mind about the condition of your car’s brakes and make sure they’re performing as they should is by getting them checked whenever you bring your vehicle in for an oil change. This way, you know that along with routine auto service, your vehicle is also getting the brake service in Orlando that it needs.  It’s important to pay attention to how your brakes are performing in between appointments, too. If you feel that you’re losing power while braking, this could be a sign that they brakes are going bad. Obviously, this can contribute to a dangerous situation. If you ever have any doubt or questions, you can always bring your in car in so that the brakes can get checked. Ready to make an auto service appointment, or just want to get your car’s brakes checked out? Not a problem! Our trained Toyota technicians are here every day, ready to help you out. Give our Service Department at a call at (866) 945-0493 to make an appointment, or to ask any questions you may have! Google