Brakes Bluffton SC

Local resource for brakes in Bluffton. 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.

Station One
(843) 689-3130, 001-2004
1 Palmetto Parkway
Hilton Head, SC
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Messexs One Stop Service
(843) 757-2010
1189 May River Road, # A
Bluffton, SC
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Gas Stations,Convenience Stores

Southern Automotive Quick Lube & Small Engine Repair Inc
(843) 757-3375
143 Gibbet Rd
Bluffton, SC
 
Audio Works Car Stereo
(843) 836-5900
1308 Fording Island Road, # J
Bluffton, SC
Services
Audio and Video Installation

Firestone Complete Auto Care Store
(843) 705-0870
169 Okatie Center Blvd N
Bluffton, SC
Hours
M-F: 7:00am-7:00pm
Sa: 7:00am-6:00pm
Su: 8:00am-5:00pm

Low Country Trauma Scene Cleaning
(843) 384-0692
P.O. Box 906
Bluffton, SC
Services
Interior Cleaning

Ultimate Carwash LLC
(843) 706-2141
34 Plantation Park Dr
Bluffton, SC
Services
Car Detailing,Gas Stations,Convenience Stores

Hilton Head Cadillac
(843) 815-2239
925 Fording Island Road
Bluffton, SC
Services
Clutch Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair

Auto Doctors Inc
(843) 837-2200
1316C Fording Island Road
Bluffton, SC
Services
AC and Heating Repair,Electrical Repair

Carolina Volvo
(843) 815-6400
12 Gateway Village
Bluffton, SC
Services
Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair

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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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