2516 S Minnesota Ave Sioux Falls SD 57105
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Wheel Cylinders & Calipers:
Wheel Cylinders surrounded by two rubber-sealed pistons connect the piston with the brake shoe. Push the brakes and the pistons stop and the shoes pushes into the drum. Calipers squeeze brake pads onto the rotor to stop your car. Both components apply pressure to friction materials.
When you first step on the brake pedal, you are triggering the release of brake fluid into the system of tubes and hoses, which travel to the braking unit at each wheel. You actually push against a plunger in the master cylinder, releasing fluid. Brake fluid can't be compressed. It moves through the network of tubes and hoses in the exact same motion and pressure that initiated it. When it comes to stopping a heavy steel machine at high speed, this consistency is a good thing. The performance of your brakes can be affected when air gets into the fluid; since air can compress, it creates sponginess in the pedal, which disrupts consistency, and results in bad braking efficiency. "Bleeder screws" (located at each wheel cylinder) remove unwanted air in your system.
A car without functioning brakes is dangerous. In many cases, warning signs will tell you if your car's brakes may need service.
We offer complete brake system service. We use only top quality parts, and guarantee or work. We know that you will be pleased. We’ll inspect your entire brake system and let you know what you need before performing any repairs so that you’ll know the exact cost before the work is begun. Our unique process ensures that your brakes will function as designed. We understand that your family’s safety is top priority, stop by and let us explain why we are different. We can summarize all of your braking equipment into two categories, Hydraulics and Friction Material.
Disc Brake Pads & Drum Brake Shoes:
A disc brake uses fluid (released by the master cylinder) to force pressure into a caliper, where it presses against a piston. The piston then squeezes two brake pads against the rotor, forcing it to stop. Brake shoes consist of a steel shoe with friction material bonded to it.
The master cylinder is like a pressure converter. When you press down on the brake pedal (physical pressure), the master cylinder converts this to hydraulic pressure, and brake fluid moves into the wheel brakes.
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Brake Lines & Hoses:
Brake lines hoses deliver pressurized brake fluid to the braking unit(s) at each wheel.
Automotive Brake and Exhaust is your Sioux Falls auto repair specialist offering the best in brake installation, exhaust system installation and modification, tire services and general automotive maintenance and repair.