Brake Repair & Brake Pad Replacement

Our ASE-certified experts help keep your car running smoothly.

If you want honest service at affordable prices for brake repairs and brake pad replacements, Drivers Edge is your auto specialist. With 12 convenient locations in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, we have built our business on a reputation of hard work and dependability.

We offer a variety of brake services including:

  • Complete brake inspection
  • Brake pad or shoe replacement
  • Lubrication of calipers and hardware, machine drums or rotors
  • Brake fluid flush

After a brake service is completed, our experienced technicians will test drive your vehicle to ensure everything is working properly. Let us take care of your brake issues with maintenance or repairs today!

Concierge Services

We understand how imperative it is that your vehicle is in proper working order. Because of this, we are introducing a new program designed with your security in mind.

The Drivers Edge Delivery Program is a no-cost concierge service to help you eliminate unnecessary trips outside your home. We will pick up your car from your location (within three miles of Drivers Edge) and return it to you free of charge after services have been completed.

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Your peace of mind is as important to us as it is to you. We promise to continue to do everything in our power to eliminate uncertainties and make your life easier. We hope that the Drivers Edge Delivery Program demonstrates our commitment to you, ensuring that you can safely be on the road when you need to be.

 

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BRAD R Customer since 2020

Good group of guys there and was driven back to work after dropping it off

CHRISTINA J Customer since 2020

I asked to expedite oil change service in order to accommodate another appointment within the hour. They did everything to get me in and out quickly. Thoroughly inspected vehicle and found several additional recommended services from which we prioritized service and follow-up. I did not feel pressured and felt there was a strong customer care ethic in place. Clean and comfortable waiting room. I even think my car came back to me cleaner than when I left it. Very satisfied with service and would return and recommend to others.

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For best performance, have your brakes checked every 6 months or 6,000 miles.

Keeping your brakes in good condition is important to your safety and to the life of your vehicle. Watch for these signs that it’s time for brake service:

  • Squealing, thumping or grinding sounds
  • Yellow puddles of brake fluid
  • Less resistance in the pedal when braking
  • More distance needed to come to a complete stop
  • Pulling to one side when braking
  • Vibration in the pedal when braking

Have Your Brakes Checked Today

Prevention is key for avoiding costly auto repairs. Start with early detection of issues with your brakes, such as visiting Driver’s Edge for brake repair as soon as you hear grinding noises. Types of brake maintenance include brake pad replacement and rotor replacement. If your brakes are beyond the point of a standard replacement, it is likely due for a brake repair, which is much more labor intensive. Save yourself from the costs of brake repairs by having your car’s brakes checked before it’s too late.

If you notice that your vehicle now takes a longer time to brake, do come in to any of our locations to have them checked. If the brake warning light keeps turning on when you try to brake, please do not ignore it.

It must be noted that car owners can hear grinding noises because of moisture coating the brakes. These noises can also be caused by dirt, grime, and rust. Dirt and rust can also enter the ABS modulator and cause brake failure later on.

There are many possibilities but the best way to tell if your brakes are still okay is to go to an ASE certified technician asap. While it is easy for most drivers to tell if their brakes already need replacement, Driver’s Edge can give more information as to what is wrong.

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Trust our ASE-certified technicians and AAA-certified locations for award-winning service and complete car care. We’re open six days a week from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. for your convenience.

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Frequently Asked Questions

If they are squeaking or making disturbing grinding noises when you step on the pedal, it might be time for a replacement.

However, it must be noted that there are many things that can lead to brake failure the most common of which is loss of fluid pressure. Hydraulic pressure is needed for your brakes to work that’s why if there’s a leak somewhere in the system, the fluid pressure won’t be enough for the brakes to work properly. Rust and corrosion can affect the brakes too.

To understand brake failure better, one must know how all the components work and how they are connected. The brake pedal is attached to the pistons and the pistons are attached to the brakes. If something is wrong in any of the parts, you can be sure that your brakes will fail at one point. Brakes that are in good condition stop a vehicle by applying friction. If something interferes with the friction produced by this car component, brake failure is inevitable. Oil, grease, hot spots, thin brake pads, can cause braking problems.  Below are some of the common signs of brake failure:

  • Poor braking performance
  • Squeaking/squealing/ grinding noises
  • Pulsation during braking
  • Clicking noises when braking
  • Grabbing
  • ABS light for antilock brakes is on
  • Loss of brake pedal
  • Loss of power assist

Grinding noises coming from your brakes is an indication of worn pads. If you hear your brakes making such noises, it is imperative that you have them checked. However, it must be noted that car owners shouldn’t wait until they hear grinding noises before bringing their vehicles to a mechanic. Brake checks should be done every six months or as often as your car’s maintenance schedule allows.

If the vehicle is grabbing to one side, there is a big possibility that your brakes are no longer working the right way. One reason can be maladjustment but it can also be due to any of the following: fluid leak, frozen brake or emergency brake cables, oil or grease on the brake pads or shoes.

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