Adjust Drum Brakes at your home or office in South San Francisco.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

135

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Jay

35 years of experience
708 reviews
Jay
35 years of experience
He was a great mechanic. He explained things clearly. He reduced the charge when he found out I didn't need the extra work, and I appreciate that. He was an all around nice gentleman. I thank you very much, Jay.
Prompt, good communication, honest.......Pleased

Theodore

14 years of experience
1097 reviews
Theodore
14 years of experience
Second time using Theodore to service my van. He's always professional and detail oriented. He takes extra effort in tracking down issues and explains things well. Very customer oriented. Highly recommend.
I would highly recommend Theodore to anyone who needs work on their automobile. Theodore is very professional and honest. I had my 98 Honda Accord brakes done five years ago and was not sure about needing it change. Theodore worked on my rear brakes and let me know that it did not need to be replaced yet. However, the brakes only needs adjustment which he showed me how to do for future. This save me money. He also looked over my car to see if anything else needs to be done. Thank You, Theodore

Brandon

18 years of experience
773 reviews
Brandon
18 years of experience
Brenda was very professional and courteous with our appointment. I would recommend Brandon to anyone.
Brandon was Awesome! He was very professional and honest ( informed us we didn't really need back brakes as we thought). When he was done he did a short test drive and then took a drive with us to be sure we were satisfied. thank you for your excellent work Brandon!

Robert

34 years of experience
50 reviews
Robert
34 years of experience
I only can say Robert is very professional, kind, very friendly. If any problem in the future I would like to have him again. Thank you Robert

David

23 years of experience
180 reviews
David
23 years of experience
Knowledgeable and honest.

Jim

10 years of experience
58 reviews
Jim
10 years of experience
On time and personable, and such a convenient service. Very helpful that he inspected my car as well as provided the services requested so that I know what other upcoming issues my car has. Definitely will be a return customer!

Joseph

18 years of experience
60 reviews
Joseph
18 years of experience
I needed my brake pads replaced and Joseph got the job done! He came to my house, did it in a timely manner and was even honest enough to let me know my back brake pads were healthy enough to not replace! He's honest, trustworthy and worth booking again. This service, and Joseph, is awesome!

Breck

18 years of experience
543 reviews
Breck
18 years of experience
On time, thorough. Explained repair details.

Francisco

16 years of experience
65 reviews
Francisco
16 years of experience
Prompt. Friendly. Knows what he is doing.

Jonathan

20 years of experience
304 reviews
Jonathan
20 years of experience
Jonathan was highly professional and trustworthy. Was told the last time I had a vehicle inspection that I would need rear shoes for my truck. Went over the recommended time, had been driving in the mountains down steep slopes, and figured it had to be cutting it close. Hardly. He showed me I still had 75% of my rear pads left, and 50% of my front. The dealership wanted $450 for the rear, and although I knew I wouldn't be going there for the service, I still figured I would need to change them. He did only what needed to be done, even after purchasing all parts to do front and rear brakes. His honesty gained a customer for as long as I live in this area. Skilled technicians with honesty are hard to come by. Recommended by all means.


How much does Adjust Drum Brakes cost in South San Francisco?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in South San Francisco. Our mechanics in South San Francisco 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 South San Francisco.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2006 Aston Martin V8 Vantage $80 $0.00 $79.99 25% $107.50
2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee $80 $0.00 $79.99 25% $107.50
2009 Suzuki Equator $80 $0.00 $79.99 25% $107.50
2006 Mercedes-Benz R350 $80 $0.00 $79.99 25% $107.50
2007 Lexus ES350 $80 $0.00 $79.99 25% $107.50
2014 Jaguar F-Type $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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