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Covid Virus

As the situation with the novel Coronavirus/COVID-19 continues to change and develop, South Tacoma Auto wants you to know that we are open and ensuring that we're taking all necessary precautions to help keep our customers and employees safe and healthy.

  • We are open and flexible
  • Deep cleaning of automobiles
  • Deep cleaning of dealership
  • Hand sanitizing station available at the dealership
We are open

Sales Hours

Monday - Saturday: 9AM - 6PM
Sunday: 10AM - 6PM

Service Hours

Monday - Thursday: 7:30AM - 5:30PM
Friday: 8AM - 5:30PM
Saturday: 7:30AM - 4PM

Please Call (253) 444-4654

Brake Repair For Vehicles

Brake Maintenance And Brake Replacements At South Tacoma Auto

You always expect your car to be able to stop on a dime. The moment they don't, you will regret not taking better care of your car's brakes. South Tacoma Auto is here to ensure that does not happen. We provide a long list of auto brake services including brake inspections, repairs, and replacements. Whether you just need to have your brakes bled, a new set of brake pads, or an entirely new brake kit, the skilled brake specialists at South Tacoma Auto are here to help.

We specialize in a wide range of Nissan brake services and will ensure that your vehicle is always ready to stop when you need it to. Your car's brakes are the most important safety feature it has, and with help from South Tacoma Auto, it's easy to ensure that you and your passengers are always secure on the road. South Tacoma Auto can service all types of car brakes including disc and drum models; we also specialize in all things ABS and can take care of any problem that may arise with your anti-lock brakes as well as any pre-collision braking system.

We carry a wide range of brake components including brake pads, shoes, calipers, rotors, hoses and lines, and master cylinders. Whether you need a quick brake safety inspection before you head out for your next road trip, or you need to replace or repair any brake component, you can count on South Tacoma Auto to get the job done professionally and without a hassle. We proudly provide brake service to drivers from Tacoma.

Make a service appointment today for an auto brake inspection or brake repairs for your vehicle at South Tacoma Auto.

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FAQs: Brake Service

How much does it cost to repair brakes on a car?

The cost of repairing brakes on a car will vary depending on the type of car, the severity of the damage, and the labor costs associated with the repair. Generally speaking, brake repairs can range anywhere from $100 to $1,000 or more. However, most minor brake repairs will fall somewhere in the $200 to $400 range.

If you're worried about the cost of brake repairs, it's always best to consult with a professional mechanic to get an estimate. Keep in mind that brake repairs are typically much less expensive than engine or transmission repairs. It's often worth investing in a quality routine brake service to avoid larger, more expensive problems down the road.

How much should a brake job labor cost?

There is no definitive answer to this question since it can vary depending on the make and model of your automobile, as well as the specific repairs that need to be made. However, a general rule of thumb is that brake job labor should cost between $100 and $200.

If you are being charged much more than this, be sure to ask for a detailed breakdown of the charges so that you can see exactly what you are paying for.

What does a full brake job consist of?

A brake job consists of replacing the brake pads, resurfacing the rotors, and replacing the brake fluid. In some cases, the calipers may also need to be replaced. A full brake job is important because it ensures that your brakes are in good working order and that you can stop safely.

Should you replace all 4 brake pads at once?

It is generally recommended that all four brake pads be replaced at the same time. This ensures even braking performance and helps to avoid any potential issues that could arise from uneven wear.

However, front and rear brake pads wear at different rates. Front brake pads wear faster because they do more of the braking, and there's more wear on the front brakes due to physics. So, if you're not replacing all four brake pad sets at once, it's advisable to replace the front pads or rear pads together.

Replacing all four brake pads at once can often save money, as many auto shops offer discounts for completing all four brakes at once.

How long does a brake job take?

The average brake job takes about two hours to complete. However, it varies depending on the make and model of your vehicle and the severity of the issues. If you're experiencing problems with your brakes, it's always best to consult with a professional to ensure that the job is done correctly.

Services Offered

Thanks to our ASE Certified technicians, you can trust the services your vehicle recieves. Just like any service center, our team provides standard repair services and routine maintenance requests. Our prices are also very competitive for the area.

Our affordably-priced auto services are partially the reason why drivers prefer our auto care. Talk to one of our service representatives today and learn more about our selection of services and options.

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About Our Automotive Services In Tacoma, WA

Thanks to our ASE Certified technicians, many of which have also been factory-trained, we are able to provide local drivers of all makes of cars, SUVs and pickups with top-tier auto service. Just like any new car dealership with a service center, our used car dealership offers comprehensive automotive maintenance and repair services -- and you'll find that our prices are highly competitive!

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