Get Your Brakes Serviced at Belknap Subaru

At our service center in Tilton, NH, we love that we can help drivers in our community keep their vehicles safe. There are a lot of different elements on your car that you must keep in good condition, but your brakes are a significant one. Not only will proper brake service keep your vehicle running smoothly around Laconia, but it will give you peace of mind that you and your family are protected.

Are Your Brakes Good to the Last Stop?

Our team here at Belknap Subaru in Tilton knows the brakes are the most important safety feature your vehicles possesses. By having the brakes on your vehicle regularly checked by professionals, you keep yourself and your loved ones safe on the road.

When driving we're in a constant pattern of stop and go. For our vehicles to be able to stop when we need them to, they need well-maintained brakes. Drivers from Concord, Manchester, and beyond bring their vehicles to our service team to evaluate and maintain their brakes.

Our trained team of experienced technicians is well-versed in brake inspections and replacement. They know the exact parts that are designed to work with your Subaru's braking system. With the right parts and know-how, you'll remain in control if you need to brake abruptly.

Your vehicle's braking system is complex. Your Subaru's braking system needs friction, hydraulic force, and leverage to bring the vehicle to a stop.

The driver supplies the leverage when they put pressure on the brake pedal. The pedal is connected to the back of the power booster by the levers and rods. The force of that leverage is transferred to the master cylinder by the power booster using either an engine vacuum or a hydraulic pump.

The heart of your vehicle's brake hydraulic system is the master cylinder. Using the applied leverage, it forces the brake fluid in the reservoir through the valves, rubber hoses, and steel lines into hydraulic calipers and wheel cylinders. The hydraulic pressure created helps create needed friction.

How do you know it's time to have your brakes checked by a professional?

  • The brake system's warning light flashes
  • The brake pedal feels low or soft
  • Your car feels like it's pulling to the left or right when braking
  • There's little to no grip when braking
  • The steering wheel shudders when braking
  • Your car doesn't stop as quickly as it usually does
  • You hear squealing or screeching sounds when you apply the brakes

Key Things to Remember About Brake Service

  • Brake Pads: There are a few different elements in your vehicle's braking system. But one central element that requires attention is your brake pads. These pads can wear out and cause your brake not to function correctly. So when you bring your car to our service center near Manchester, our staff can inspect them and replace them if needed.
  • Know the Warning Signs: There are a few things we recommend you watch out for when it comes to your brakes. First, if your warning light comes on. Second, your brakes feel weak or take longer to bring the vehicle to a complete stop. You should also watch out for any shuddering while braking and if the car pulls to one side or another.
  • Come to Us Regularly: It's a good idea to have your brakes regularly inspected. Brake pads don't last forever. Depending on a few different factors, they last roughly 40,000 to 50,000 miles. It depends on the environment and driving style. So please don't take the risk and make sure you stop in to have us look at your brakes.

Schedule your service appointment online today!

Belknap Subaru

35 Tilton Road, Route 140
Directions Tilton, NH 03276

  • Sales: (603)729-1300
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