Brake Repair

brake repairIf you’re not sure that your brakes are working at an optimum level, it’s important to have them looked at by an expert as soon as possible. Whether your car’s brakes need to be serviced or totally replaced, let the professionals at Ideal Automotive take a closer look.

Signs You Might Need Service

There are a few serious red flags you need to be aware of if your brakes need repair. If the lights are constantly on or your car pulls to the side when you brake, it could be time to schedule service. Other signs include when your car jerks every time you stop, or you need to constantly pump the brakes in order for them to work properly. Grinding and screeching noises are other serious red flags. If you experience any of these, give us a call.

How We Can Help

Don’t wait to have your brakes serviced if you start to notice issues. Brakes that are not in proper working condition can pose a serious risk to yourself, your passengers, and to other people on the road. Our experienced mechanics know exactly what to look for, and we can give you the right advice as to how to proceed for safer driving and braking.

After a thorough inspection, there are several brake repair options available depending on the issue. In most cases, you might just need a simple brake pad and rotor replacement. Further issues could involve brake caliper and hardware replacement. If you are experiencing leaking fluid or a low brake pedal you may have a leaking brake hose or line. Our ASE trained technicians will be able to inspect and advise as to the proper repair.

Preventative Maintenance

Luckily, there are some things you can do to prevent braking issues with your vehicle. First, expect to have your brakes replaced approximately every 40,000 to 70,000 miles. Our professionals can help you decide exactly when they may need to be replaced. Talk to us about your vehicle, your driving routines, and your driving style so we can get a better idea of the projected replacement time. Replace your brake fluid every 40,000 to 70,000 miles and make sure that you get the brake lines and pads inspected regularly.

For all your brake-related needs and other vehicle repairs and maintenance, contact the professionals at Ideal Automotive located in Blaine, Minnesota at 763-355-5883 today!


All pad and rotor Installs come with a 2yr 24k mileage warranty against any noise!


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