Brakes Hopewell VA

Local resource for brakes in Hopewell. 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.

VDOT-Richmond District Shop
(804) 524-6174, 001-2004
2400 Pine Forrest Drive
Colonial Heights, VA
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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A Seredni Tire & Auto Center
(804) 271-6617
6445 Iron Bridge Road
Richmond, VA
Services
Auto Service & Repair, Auto Tire Shop Equipment & Supplies, Auto Inspection

Bottoms Bridge Tire & Auto
(804) 932-9920
3025 Pocahontas Trail
Quinton, VA
Services
Auto Service & Repair, Auto Tire Shop Equipment & Supplies, Lawn Mower Sharpening & Repair, Wheelchair Lifts & Scooters
Products
Sales, Service, Wheelchair Lifts

Automotive Concepts
(804) 276-9376
Richmond, VA
Services
Auto Service & Repair, Brakes Service & Repair

Cloverleaf Tire & Auto
(804) 745-2825, 001-2004
116 Turner Road
Richmond, VA
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Varina Automotive Service
(804) 222-2676, 001-2004
1611 Darbytown Road
Richmond, VA
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Alloy Wheel Repair Specialists
(804) 512-5795
11919 Carters Creek Drive
Chesterfield, VA
Services
Auto Service & Repair, Auto Customizing Conversion & Restoration, Wheels & Wheel Covers Retail

All Tune & Lube - East End, Midlothian Tnpk., All Tune and Brake, Short Pump
(804) 276-9720
6812 Midlothian Turnpike
Richmond, VA
Services
Auto Engines Service & Repair, Auto Service & Repair, Auto Diagnostic Services, Brakes Service & Repair, Auto Air Conditioning & Heating
Payment Options
90 Days Same as Cash, With Approved Credit, (With Approved Credit),

Island Import Service
(804) 649-2100
2001 E Main Street
Richmond, VA
Services
Auto Service & Repair, Brakes Service & Repair

Crowder & Draper Transmission Service
(804) 541-8884
1502 Lynchburg Street
Hopewell, VA
 
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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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