Brakes Garden City KS

Local resource for brakes in Garden 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.

Roth Glass and Framing
(620) 276-3253
105 N 8th Street
Garden City, KS
Services
Alignment Repair,Auto Glass Repair,Engine Repair

Clark RV
(620) 271-9380
4575 E US Highway 50
Garden City, KS
Services
Motorcycle Fabrication,RV and Camper Repair

Encinos Body Shop
(620) 276-4414
3002 W Jones Avenue
Garden City, KS
Services
Engine Repair

Express Lube
(620) 271-9900
1811 E Kansas Plz
Garden City, KS
Services
Oil Change and Lube

Preffered Iron LLC
(620) 275-2313
1724 Lincoln Road
Garden City, KS
Services
Electric Car Repair

DDR Truck and Trailer Repair
(620) 277-2808
3635 W Jones Avenue
Garden City, KS
Services
Trailer Repair

Western Kansas Petroleum
(620) 276-4185
13165 E Gano Rd
Garden City, KS
Services
Service Stations

Kansas Forklift Inc
(620) 276-3008
565 N Industrial Dr
Garden City, KS
Services
Industrial Vehicle Repair

Big L Rentals and Sales
(620) 275-0465
2208 W Mary Street
Garden City, KS
Services
Trailer Repair,Truck Detailing

Diesel Specialties Inc
(620) 275-4347
2112 W Jones Avenue
Garden City, KS
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Truck Parts

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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