At Jeffrey Auto Repair Service, we want our Mason City customers to have the opportunity to feel comfortable in their vehicle. You can leave the repairs and services to our professionals, but please don't hesitate to ask us questions about why a service is needed or how it occurred. Give us a call at 641-423-1310, and we will be happy to speak with you. Here is some valuable information on brake issues and corrective services Jeffrey Auto Repair Service offers.
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.
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. Jeffrey Auto Repair Service will give your rotors a thorough inspection and recommend your best course of action.
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 Jeffrey Auto Repair Service as soon as possible.
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 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 Jeffrey Auto Repair Service about when it's time for a brake fluid flush.
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 Jeffrey Auto Repair Service where we will be happy to diagnose and fix the problem.
Excellent service, professional and friendly staff. Knowledgeable techs and gear guys. Respectful and thorough. Thanks for getting our vehicle back on track!
The staff at Jeffrey Auto Repair were very professional and explained what repairs my auto needed. I would recommend them to anyone. The building and grounds are very clean and neat. They know how to treat their customers.
I would highly recommend you guys. You were courteous throughout the six weeks you had the vehicle. You made a ton of repairs including the transmission and radiator. But that is not all. I felt as though I had an honest advocate working for me that thought as much of my vehicle as I did. I continued to get options on things that SHOULD be done to keep it running good and things that WILL need fixing in the future. You did not suggest I do everything and that shows your honesty. I feel very confident in the repairs. You even tried a less expensive solution to fix the transmission. Thank you. In the end, I needed the transmission, though, and you had options for me. But all along the way you explained what was wrong and gave me options when there were some. You even went above and beyond and cleaned up the Suburban before I picked it up. I can honestly say no one else has repaired my cars since moving to Mason City 9 years ago. In fact you fixe! d my F-150 when the Ford dealer was unable to do so for 2 years! I have no need to find anyone else to work on my cars. Feel free to share this with any customer. You can even use me for a reference.
It was great to have the charges actually be around $30 less than the estimate. Very pleased with all the work you have done for us on each vehicle we have owned over the years.
I called at the last minute and made changes to the work I wanted completed on the vehicle. Brian and his mechanics were very accommodating and completed the work before the time the vehicle was promised. I always feel completely comfortable leaving our vehicles for service because I am confident the work will be completed professionally and correctly. Jeffrey's services our vehicles like they are their own. Thank you.
We've been going to Brian (Jeffrey Repair Service) since we moved into the area in 2012. We found him on accident, but have come to realize that we are extremely lucky in that!! Since then, we have had 5 different cars and he (and his staff) have been amazing on the work with each one of them!!