What does the brake caliper do? The brake caliper is what presses the brake pads against the brake rotors in order to stop the vehicle How do you know you need your brake caliper replaced? Your brake pedal will feel spongy and hard to stop the vehicle The brakes will be hotter than normal and possibly smoking The vehicle will pull to the left or right when braking How is the brake caliper replaced by a mobile mechanic? The wheel is removed in order to access the brake caliper The brake flex hose is removed from the caliper The old caliper is removed from the steering knuckle The new caliper is installed onto the steering knuckle The brake flex hose is installed onto the new caliper The brake system is bled of air The wheel is reinstalled and torqued to specification How important is having your brake caliper replaced? The brake caliper is a major part of your vehicles braking system. If it is not performing properly it can cause more damage and possibly even an collision
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Get an instant online price for most maintenance and tire services. For repairs, you can book a service call and a mechanic will diagnose the concern and give you a quote, on-site. If you would like a quote before we see the vehicle, you can Request a Quote in as little as 60 seconds and receive your quote by email or phone, usually within 1 business hour.
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After selecting your service(s) (or a diagnostic), simply select a day & time that works best for you and we will dispatch our best-suited technician or mechanic, based on your vehicle & needs. You will receive a confirmation email with the details and a reminder email/SMS as well. Auto care has never been easier!
Once the technician arrives, they will explain the work order, what they will be doing and then begin work on your vehicle. In most cases, a complementary Digital Vehicle Inspection will be completed so you can have peace of mind that your vehicle is in good condition or what may need to be addressed in the future.