Disc Brakes or Brake Pads

Disc Brakes or Brake Pads

Disc Brakes or Brake Pads Paradise Auto & Truck Center in San Marcos Ca will repair or replace those worn disc brakes or brake pads. Whether you drive a car or truck, foreign or domestic, you have brakes on your vehicle and they need to be in working condition at all times. no exceptions! Right? This is a safety issue if you can stop or can’t stop in time. There are two types of brakes that we think of having in our cars and trucks, that is the drum and the disk brake or the disk brakes and rotors. Disc brakes are more commonly used in late model vehicles. Disc brakes are far better than drum brakes because of their powerful stopping ability. During wet weather conditions, disc brakes perform far better than drum and brake pads. See our blog post about we weather driving tips here: http://www.paradiseautoandtruckcenter.net/wet-weather-driving-tips/ So, what are disc brakes? Disc brakes consist of two pads that grasp a rotating disk. The disk, or rotor, connects to the wheels by an axle. You control the grasping power based on the pressure of your foot on the brake pedal. When you push down on the brake pedal, the disc pads come together on the disk, forcing it to stop spinning and causing your vehicle to slow down and stop. There are two ways to stop a vehicle, press down on the brake pedal to stop the car or pull or press on the emergency brake. Maintaining your brakes is a simple task in that regardless of the type of vehicle you drive, you will probably need to consider break maintenance or replacement...
Maintenance Tips for your Car or Truck

Maintenance Tips for your Car or Truck

Maintenance Tips for your Car or Truck Regular maintenance is the key to keep your car or truck running at peak performance at all times and my service center of choice is Paradise Auto & Truck Center in San Marcos Ca. They are family owned and operated and employ ASE Certified technicians. Paradise Auto & Truck Center on San Marcos Blvd has state of the art diagnostic tools to help determine your needs immediately. The honest and friendly approach to customer service keeps customers coming back time and time again. If you own a car or truck and live or work in or near San Marcos Ca, then consider Paradise Auto and Truck Center as your preferred auto shop. Regular maintenance of your vehicle will extend its life well beyond what you or others may think is its normal lifespan. Today’s cars can easily top the 100,000 mile mark with many cars on the road exceeding 150,000, 200,000, even 250,000 miles. Diesel truck engines have been known to run as long as 350,000 miles or more. Ask owners of high mileage cars how they got to that point and most will say that they kept to the maintenance schedule, as being the main factor for their car or truck still running. By carefully and diligently following a maintenance schedule, you can extend your vehicle’s life too. Below are several tips to help you extend the life of your car or truck. Also, we’ll cover several important maintenance steps you must take in order to avoid costly repairs. Regular oil changes – Paradise Auto & Truck Center, home of the...