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BRAKES & BRAKE REPAIR

Working Hours
  • Mon 7:30AM - 5:30PM
    Tue 7:30AM - 5:30PM
  • Wed 7:30AM - 5:30PM
    Thu 7:30AM - 5:30PM
  • Fri 7:30AM - 5:30PM
    Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

BRAKES & BRAKE REPAIR

A vehicle's brakes are one of its most important safety features, and we want to make sure that Victor's Automotive Center customers stay safe. Whether your brake pads are signaling they need replacement, your brake light is on, or you're not comfortable with how quickly your vehicle is slowing down, call us at 858-625-0447 or visit us in San Diego and we'll give you a prompt diagnosis of your braking system's safety and reliability.

Anti-Lock Brake System
Anti-lock Brake Systems (ABS) ensure that the wheels don't stop rotating during braking, preventing the car from skidding and offering greater control. If your ABS light comes on, visit Victor's Automotive Center where we will be happy to diagnose and fix the problem.

Brake Fluid Flushes
Brake fluid will absorb water from the air over time, causing the brake system to become less effective and the fluid to become corrosive, possibly damaging the system. It is important to perform a brake fluid flush regularly to ensure that your vehicle is using fresh fluid. Talk to our technicians at Victor's Automotive Center about when it's time for a brake fluid flush.

Brake Hoses
A brake hose is a tube carrying pressurized brake fluid from the master cylinder to the brakes. A crushed hose can cause a lagged or slow brake, and a leak in the hose can cause the brake, or the entire brake system, to fail. These don't need to be replaced often, but should be replaced at the first sign of cracking or wear.

Brake Pad & Shoe Replacement
Brake pad problems can usually be identified by squealing brakes. If your brake pads deteriorate completely, you'll hear a grinding metal-on-metal sound when braking, meaning that it's too late and you're ruining your rotors or drums! Those with knowledge of auto repair may be able to fix this at home, but you should always see an auto repair professional immediately if you have brake problems.

Caliper Replacement
The brake caliper houses your brake pads and fits around the rotor like a clamp, pressing the pads against the rotor when you brake. A brake caliper problem could cause uneven braking, making your car slide forward when you brake. Uneven braking can also cause your vehicle to slide out of control in bad weather conditions, so contact Victor's Automotive Center as soon as possible.

Resurface Rotors
In a disc brake system, rotors are attached to your vehicle's wheels. When the brake pads grip the rotor, they bring both the rotor and wheels to a stop. However, the friction causes grooves and cracks to appear over time. Resurfacing brings the rotor back to a "like-new" condition, reducing squealing and wobbling. Victor's Automotive Center will give your rotors a thorough inspection and recommend your best course of action.



To learn more about our Brake services, call us at 858-625-0447 or request a quote by clicking below:


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What People Say About Us

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    Best automotive repair shop in San Diego!!

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    Amazing service..Great people..great prices too!!

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    Victor at Victor's Automotive should occupy the entire block he is on. He is two things you can't find in the same place in So. Cal. He is honest and he is reasonable. He is also VERY GOOD at what he does but those other two things are SO important that you should try his shop. One time and you'll never go anywhere else.

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    I went to this shop and it was a whole new experience. Everyone their helped out Victor is a very honest person and doesn't try to cheat you into something you don't need. I really trust him with my car he really let's me know what I need and what can wait. I get a lot for my budget. I told what I wanted and a price and he got it done. Highly recommend to everyone. Once you go there there is no where else you want to go.

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    Awesome place. Great mechanics. Every one there was a pleasure to deal with.

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    What a breath of fresh air! Real people who are actually in the business of taking care of your needs, and not just trying to make as much as they can off of you. Victor asked me how much are you looking to spend? He then told me what items he would recommend first to make sure that we get the most important things done. What a great business! I recommend anybody that wants honest great work and service come here.

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    Great place to take your vehicle, Victor will treat you with the respect you deserve and not try to empty your wallets. He is very honest, telling you what you need and what can wait. The waiting area is very comfortable and high-end makes your wait here very tolerable. I would recommend anyone who is looking for honest, respectable service.

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    Friendly shop, with great and fast service, from well qualified service techs. Victor is also just a great guy who genuinely want to help. I get my oil changes done there, and they always let me know what else I should get done, to keep my car running smoothly. But they don't push it. They tell you exactly what you need and when. Great place. Highly recommend!

Call us for service: 858-625-0447

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