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Brake Services

What's Stopping You?

We have the right brake pads, rotors and more for your vehicle. Schedule service today and be ready for any stop on the road.

Genuine Nissan Braking Power

You can't overstate the importance of your braking system. That's why it's vital that your brakes be inspected and serviced regularly by our factory-trained technicians using Nissan Genuine Parts. Should you need replacement parts, your Nissan dealer has the right pads, rotors and more for your particular model.

Do You Know the Parts of Your Brakes?

Because brakes are so important, it’s a good idea to understand the different moving parts that make up your brake system. When you press your brake pedal, the brake pads create friction; in turn, the brake rotor disperses heat throughout the vehicle to keep the brakes themselves from overheating. Both are essential to the proper functioning of your braking system and might need replacing at different times.

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Complimentary Brake Inspection

*Certain restrictions apply. See Dealer for details.

The Braking System Includes:

  • Brake Fluid. Brake fluid is used to provide the hydraulic pressure the system needs to press the brake shoes against the rotors in order to stop your vehicle.
  • Brake Pads / shoes. The shoes are used to apply direct pressure against the rotors. The shoes have a plate with friction material on it. The friction material presses against the rotor which causes it to slow down.
  • Brake Rotors. A rotor is connected to the axles and the brake shoes and caliper holding the brake shoes goes over it. When the brake pedal is pressed down, the shoes clamp down on both sides of the rotor and squeeze it to stop it from spinning around.
  • Calipers. Calipers are heavy metal devices that slip over a portion of the rotors. The calipers have a piston inside of them. The piston is forced out by hydraulic pressure when the brake pedal is pressed down by the brake fluid. The piston forces the brake shoes against the rotor.
  • Brake Lines. The brake lines move the fluid from the master cylinder to the calipers. Schedule Service today!
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How to Tell When the Brake System Needs Servicing

There are signs that indicate the braking system on your Nissan needs service right away. These signs include:

  • The brake pedal will feel spongy when you press down on it or it goes all the way down toward the floor.
  • You will hear squealing or grinding sounds coming from the brakes. This indicates the shoes are wearing down.
  • The vehicle pulls to one side when you apply the brakes.
  • The brake pedal starts to shake when you apply pressure to it. The steering wheel can also start to shake.
  • The warning light comes on in vehicles that have an anti-lock braking system.