Brakes Alexander City AL

Local resource for brakes in Alexander City. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to brake services, brake repair and brake maintenance, as well as advice on brake jobs and brake systems.

Ronnie Walters Service Center
(256) 329-1381
2430 Highway 280
Alexander City, AL
 
Darwin Dobbs CO
(256) 234-3435
814 Cherokee Road
Alexander City, AL
Services
Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair

Alex City Muffler
(256) 212-9393
477 Madison St
Alexander City, AL
Specialty
Exhaust Repair
Hours
Mon:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Tue:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Wed:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Thu:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Fri:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Sat:(Closed)
Sun:(Closed)
Payment
Cash, Credit Card

Express Oil Change
(256) 234-6559
768 Airport Dr
Alexander City, AL
Services
Oil Change and Lube

Ourtown Garage
(256) 329-8306
8216 Elkahatchee Road
Alexander City, AL
Services
AC and Heating Repair,Engine Repair

City Paint & Body Repair
(256) 329-3727
1503 Barrett Rd
Alexander City, AL
 
Hillabee Cycles
(256) 329-3372
P O Box 883
Alexander City, AL
 
Goautomotive Consultants
(256) 794-3634
2190 Hwy 280
Alexander City, AL
Specialty
Air Conditioning Repair, Brakes, Exhaust Repair, Front End Repair, General Automotive Repair, Glass Replacement, Inspection & Diagnostic, Lubrication Service, Machine Shop Service, Maintenance, Radiator Repair, Sound System Installation, Tires/Wheels, Towing Service, Transmission, Upholstery, Wheel Alignment
Hours
Mon:8:00 am-12:00 pm
Tue:8:00 am-12:00 pm
Wed:(Closed)
Thu:8:00 am-12:00 pm
Fri:8:00 am-12:00 pm
Sat:(Closed)
Sun:(Closed)
Payment
Cash

Benson'S Garage 355 11Th Ave. North
(256) 234-6910
Benson'S Garage 355 11Th Ave. North
Alexander City, AL
 
Alex City Transmission Specialist
(256) 234-6230
1501 Tallapoosa St
Alexander City, AL
Services
Automotive Transmission

Brakes

How to Save Money on Brakes By Zach Bowman, DriverSide Contributing Editor

It’s no secret your vehicle’s brakes are an essential safety system. With complex hydraulic mechanisms and plenty of parts that need replacing on a regular basis, it’s always tempting to put off your brake service as long as possible to save a few pennies. The truth is, failing to keep up with routine maintenance is a sure-fire way to cause yourself extra headaches in the future. That doesn’t mean you can’t try to reduce the cost of this necessity. Check out DriverSide’s list of great ways to save money on your vehicle’s brakes.
 
Keep Up With Maintenance
 
Make sure you do all of your brake maintenance on time. Failing to do so can cause damage to expensive parts, sticking you with a hefty bill. For example, it’s easy to overlook replacing you vehicle’s brake fluid, but if you skip the job for a long time, you could cause damage to your brake lines, calipers and your proportioning valve. Replacing all of those parts could cost well over $1,000, whereas bleeding your brake system shouldn’t cost more than $50.
 
Use Quality Parts
 
It may be tempting to go for the cheapest parts possible when picking up new bits for your car, but the truth is lackluster replacement parts fail quicker than their name-brand counterparts. Rotors from Mexico may cost as little as $30, whereas a quality example may be closer to $60, but if you have to replace the $30 rotor three times as often, you’ve lost any money you gained in the first place. Do yourself a favor and pick up OEM or mechanic-recommended equipmen t.
 
Change Your Driving Habits
 
More than anything else you can do, changing how you drive will save you tons on your vehicle’s brake costs. Slowing down earlier, not coming to abrupt stops and not riding the brakes will go a long way toward making your car’s equipment last longer than it otherwise would.
 
Ask if Your Calipers Can Be Rebuilt
 
If you haven’t taken the best care of your brake system and your mechanic tells you the vehicle will need a new caliper, ask if it can simply be rebuilt instead. In most cases, rebuild kits cost around $30 and the job doesn’t take very long. Compare that to over $100 for a caliper on most cars, and you can see the savings.

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