Adjust Drum Brakes at your home or office in Millington.

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Average Rating

4.9/5

Number of Reviews

134

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Frank

6 years of experience
126 reviews
Frank
6 years of experience
my car wouldn't start after sitting in garage for a year and I found this company online and just tried it and am so happy I did, Frank came over, and explained what was wrong and checked everything out and was very professional and smart. He came back with the parts and fixed it just great, then I asked about another thing and he checked it and said what it was and came back and fixed that as well. I think Frank is a great mechanic!
My first time experience was great. Frank called when was running behind schedule. He called when he arrived at my home. Very professional, very polite, very knowledgeable of the job and what he was doing in his job expertise. Check car out, told me what the issue really was, gave recommendation to keep a eye put on various things that could c as use a issue in the future. A all around wonderful person. I would recommend Frank to my friends and I will be using him again in the future. Thank you Ms Bracey

Nicholas

19 years of experience
350 reviews
Nicholas
19 years of experience
Nick did an awesome job, took photos so I could see some wear and tear in my car, but he was incredibly honest more than anything about the severity of issues he pointed out, I appreciated that a lot!

David

34 years of experience
195 reviews
David
34 years of experience
It was very nice experience with David. He explained very neatly the problem and fixed it perfectly

Breck

18 years of experience
541 reviews
Breck
18 years of experience
very competent and professional

Scott

32 years of experience
353 reviews
Scott
32 years of experience
Great

Patrick

9 years of experience
158 reviews
Patrick
9 years of experience
As usual, Patrick is one of few of my go to guys for my 10+ car vehicle fleet! Honest, smart, and hard working!

Scott

32 years of experience
41 reviews
Scott
32 years of experience
Scott is a great guy. Like other reviews, he likes to talk, and he is pretty funny too but he was disorganized. Pros He is that old school mechanic that has a great wealth of knowledge about fixing cars. He is willing to dive in and check out what is really going on under the hood. What I originally thought was a big problem turned out to be something not so big. Which brings me to my next pro about him. He is honest. He will not BS you or lie to you about it. You will get a fair price. Con Like I said he is an old school mechanic but disorganized. Soooooo he was 2 hours late to the job, and did not come with proper equipment/parts for it. Luckily it was my day off so I had time. For those who don't, I would not recommend Scott if you are on a time crunch. What you should expect is an honest guy working on your car. He will give you a fair price, but expect him to not be on time.

Michael

23 years of experience
174 reviews
Michael
23 years of experience
Did exactly what I needed him to do. Fixed rear drum brake that was completely disassembled and leaking fluid. Charged me the price that was quoted by the website. Michael even stayed after finishing the brake to help me fix a battery issue that was causing troubles.

Terry

24 years of experience
326 reviews
Terry
24 years of experience
Terry was great. He got the job done real quick and it made me feel confident in his ability to fix my problem. The brakes had me worried on the road, but now that Terry worked on it, I feel completely safe driving. I'll look into having him work more on my vehicle.

John

25 years of experience
457 reviews
John
25 years of experience
Was fair and honest with the repair work and finished in just over an hour....many thanks!


How much does Adjust Drum Brakes cost in Millington?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Millington. Our mechanics in Millington are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office in Millington.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2012 Nissan NV2500 $80 $0.00 $79.99 25% $107.50
2013 Nissan NV2500 $80 $0.00 $79.99 25% $107.50
2009 Kia Sorento $80 $0.00 $79.99 25% $107.50
2004 Cadillac SRX $80 $0.00 $79.99 25% $107.50
2009 Lincoln MKS $80 $0.00 $79.99 25% $107.50
2005 Porsche 911 $80 $0.00 $79.99 25% $107.50

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Adjust Drum Brakes Service

What are drum brakes all about?

In older vehicles (usually ones manufactured before 1999), the rear brakes are drum brakes. The drum is a large medal cylindrical housing with brake shoes attached to it. When you press on the brake pedal, brake fluid helps the brake shoe apply pressure to the brake drum, which slows down your vehicle. Over time, the brake drum will wear thin, as constant friction with the brake shoe wears the drum away. When this happens the drum brakes will need to be adjusted to keep them close to the shoe, so that braking is still efficient.

Keep in mind:

  • Some drum brakes systems adjust automatically.
  • When adjusting the drum brakes it’s important to check the wear and tear on both the drums and the brake shoes, to see when both will need to be replaced.

How it's done:

  • Adjust the rear drum brakes

Our recommendation:

Your entire braking system should be routinely serviced. Each component of your system, including the drum brakes, should be examined during tuneups and servicing, and you should schedule regular inspections for the braking system. The braking system is the most critical safety feature on your vehicle, so you should not postpone brake-related services.

What is a common symptom indicating you need to adjust the drum brakes?

  • Softer brake pedal

How important is this service?

Older cars rely on drum brakes for the rear wheels. Drum brakes are a large, metal cylindrical housing on each wheel that are necessary to help your vehicle slow down or stop. Attached to the drum brakes are the brake shoes. When you deploy the brake pedal, brake fluid runs to the brake shoes, and helps them apply pressure to the brake drums. The friction between the drums and the shoes slows down your vehicle. This constant friction makes the drum brakes thinner over time, as the surface layer of the drum keeps wearing off. As the drums become thinner, the space between them and the shoes grows. This distance means that the shoes do not come into as strong of contact with the drums as they normally do, and the braking system will be less efficient than normal.

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