Brake Center

 
Brakes are quite possibly your vehicle's most important safety feature.
 
Reliable, efficient brakes can prevent crashes while providing peace of mind for drivers and passengers. 
That's why we only hire factory-trained experts for our Quick Lane at Stuart Powell Ford. Our service technicians provide a variety of installations and repairs and they want to help you get every mile out of your vehicle. 
 
Among the brake care services offered by Quick Lane at Stuart Powell Ford:
 
  • Disc brake inspection & replacement
  • Brake pad replacement
  • Brake line replacement
  • Drum brake inspection & replacement
  • Rotor inspection & replacement
  • Brake light inspection & replacement
  • Brake caliper inspection & replacement
  • Brake fluid replacement

 

How often you need new brake pads depends on your driving habits and where you drive. Typically, brake pads need to be replaced about 20,000 to 40,000 miles.

ABCs of ABS: Things Drivers Should Know

ABCs of ABS: Things Drivers Should Know

Ask a driver how their ABS is and chances are you’ll get a blank stare.

Anti-lock brake systems are credited as one of the most advanced safety technologies in modern vehicles yet they are an enigma to many.

How do you know if your ABS is functioning properly? It’s part performance and part education.

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How quickly can your vehicle stop? Five brake warning signs

How quickly can your vehicle stop? Five brake warning signs

by Tony Molla, ASE Master Technician

A vehicle’s braking system is easy to ignore—until it doesn’t work properly. Can your vehicle respond quickly if child suddenly runs into the street or the car in front of you makes an evasive maneuver?

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Steering vibration may signal brake problems

Steering vibration may signal brake problems

You’re driving down the block and a bike rider appears from a side street. As your vehicle slows down, you notice an unsettling vibration in the steering wheel. Lately, you’ve also noticed the vibration anytime you use the brakes.

Your first instinct tells you something has gone wrong with the tires, but a new set was installed a couple months ago.

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