Lexus Brake Service & Repair in Silver Spring, MD

 

Brake Service and Repair at DARCARS Lexus of Silver Spring Can Help You Enjoy a Safe Drive

Brakes are an essential part of your car and they have a direct impact on your safety, so it's important to make sure they're working correctly. Your brakes need to be inspected regularly and when it's time to repair or replace them, you should choose genuine Lexus brake components to make sure your car is getting only the best.

It's a good idea to have your brakes looked at each time you bring your vehicle in for its scheduled maintenance. You should also have your brakes check as soon as possible if you notice any of the following warning signs:

  • It takes longer than usual to slow down and stop.
  • The brake light turns on.
  • You feel a vibration when you apply the brakes.
  • When applied, your brakes make a grinding or squealing sound.
  • The car pulls to one side when you apply the brakes.

At DARCARS Lexus of Silver Spring, we can take care of all your brake repair needs. We would be happy to inspect your brakes at any time and you can count on us to repair them using high-quality Lexus parts so your car can provide excellent braking performance.

When your brakes are in need of service, be sure to make an appointment at our Silver Spring, MD service center. We will gladly take a look at your brakes and provide any repairs or replacements they might need to keep working properly so you can enjoy a safe ride.

Brake Service FAQ

Below, you can find the answers to your pressing brake questions.

  • How do I know when my brakes need to be replaced? Time or Mileage? Most mechanics make brake replacement recommendations based on mileage. Different brake components have different lifespans , but it's a good idea to have your brakes checked every 30,000 miles or so to make sure they're in good shape.
  • How long is the lifespan of brake pads? Brake rotors? Brake pads tend to last between 30,000 and 70,000 miles, varying depending on driving conditions. Brake rotors can last about twice as long.
  • What are some signs that your brakes may be in need of repair or replacement? If you notice the following warning signs, it might be time to repair or replace your brakes:
    • A squealing or screeching sound when you apply the brakes
    • A grinding or growling sound when brakes are applied
    • Your car pulls to one side while braking
    • The brake pedal vibrates or pulsates
    • Your car takes a long time to slow down or stop
    • Your brake pedal sinks to the floor
  • Does brake fluid need to be changed? How often? Yes. There's no specific timeframe for brake fluid changes. It depends on the type of car you drive and the driving conditions, but most vehicles can go about four or five years between brake fluid changes. Check your owner's manual for your car's recommended timeframe. It's also a good idea to have brake fluid checked during your regular oil changes to make sure it's doing its job.

When your brakes are ready for a repair or replacement, stop by our Silver Spring Lexus dealer serving Washington DC and Rockville. We will gladly take care of your car at our service center.

DARCARS Lexus of Silver Spring

2505 Prosperity Terrace
Directions Silver Spring, MD 20904

  • Sales: 301-680-0400
  • Service: 301-680-0400
  • Parts: 301-680-0900

Hours

  • Monday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
  • Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
  • Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
  • Thursday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
  • Friday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
  • Saturday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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