When is the Last Time You Had Your Brakes Checked?

Driving in Fairbanks and throughout Alaska can take its toll on your car or truck—especially in the harsh winter months. With plenty of rain, ice and snow on the horizon, it's a great time to get your brakes and other vehicle safety and performance components inspected. 

Safety Concerns

Without good brakes, you will not be able to stop or slow down properly. Obviously, this can lead to very dangerous scenarios for you and any passengers with you, not to mention the other drivers on the road. You want your brakes to be working well for safety and overall performance.

How Bad Brakes Could Impact Your Entire Car

Likewise, brakes that aren't working properly can also lead to problems in other vehicle systems such as the suspension, wheels/tires, wheel alignment, axles, differential(s) and other drivetrain components. When the brakes aren't doing their job, the other systems have to work harder to make up for it and that adds more strain to various parts. It's like a domino effect and it can all start with bad brakes.

Fairbanks Brake Inspections and Repairs at Simard Automotive

This is why it's a good idea to have your brakes inspected regularly and definitely before the winter weather starts to hit. You can bring your vehicle(s) into one of Simard Automotive's two Fairbanks repair facilities. Our automotive technicians will thoroughly inspect your brake system (along with anything else you want looked at). We will check the brake pads, rotors, brake fluid, calipers and all parts to make sure everything is in good working condition. If not, we will recommend the necessary parts replacements, recalibrations or repairs to the brake system.

Call Simard Automotive today at (855) 690-0889 (Aeronca Ave.) or (855) 639-5001 (Gaffney Rd.). Or schedule an appointment with their online booking system.


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