Brakes - Holmes Auto Repair | Fort Walton Beach, FL

Brake Fluid - It's a Problem! Why??

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There is a reason we check your brake fluid when you come in for a service check.  Maintenance pays big dividends and we want to avoid high repair costs for our Fort Walton Beach drivers.  Did you know that brake service isn't just all about the brake pads, drums & rotors?  That we have found low brake fluid to be the cause of a large percentage of brake issues here at Holmes Auto Repair?  Seriously, brake fluid is an important part of your braking system and with your service intervals being less frequent on the newer vehicles 5,000-10,000 more miles this has become an issue!  Why?...

Brakes…One of the Most Important Parts of Your Vehicle

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Obviously, your brakes are pretty important. Your brake system is made of many components that all have to work correctly for your brakes to operate seamlessly. If one thing needs to be repaired, the whole system is compromised. Brake pads, rotors, hoses, calipers, and metal lines all play a part in stopping your car. At Holmes Auto Repair in Holmes Auto Repair, we’re here to make sure your car, truck, or SUV stops as it should.

Diagnosing a bad brake master cylinder

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Has your brake master cylinder gone bad? How would you know? What even is it? Holmes Auto Repair in Fort Walton Beach, FL has the answers.

Your brake master cylinder is an integral part of your brake system. When one fails, some odd symptoms may arise, and it may be difficult to diagnose. Here’s some information to help you decide if yours has given out on you.

Take a break and let's look at your brakes

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Obviously, your brakes are pretty important. At Holmes Auto Repair in Holmes Auto Repair, we are here to make sure your car, truck, or SUV stops like it should.

Your brake system is made of many components that all have to work correctly for your brakes to operate seamlessly. If one thing needs to be repaired, the whole system is compromised. Brake pads, rotors, hoses, calipers, and metal lines all play a part in stopping your car. Our team is equipped to make sure all of those parts are in working order, so you can be safe on the road ahead. 

What To Do When Your Brakes Break

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Your pickup truck is heavy and hard working, whether it’s a Chevy, Ford, or Dodge. If you add towing to the mix, it’s even heavier and has to work harder. Your brakes are one of the most wear and tear prone systems on your diesel pickup, but at Holmes Auto Repair in Fort Walton Beach, FL, we can help you keep yours in good shape.

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