Category Archives: Brakes

The brake system is a critical safety feature in your car, truck or SUV.
Annual inspections and proper maintenance are important in order to ensure your safety and to avoid costly and hazardous failures to the brake system.
It starts with a FREE inspection at your locally owned AAMCO center.

Summer Vehicle Maintenance Tips From AAMCO

Summer is finally here and with it comes road-trip season! The expert technicians at AAMCO want to help ensure that you and your family will get to wherever you are going safely. At AAMCO, we have you covered. We can … Continue reading

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AAMCO of Pottsville, PA Helps Put the Brakes on Cancer

During the month of October, AAMCO of Pottsville Total Car Care & Repair participated in raising funds for a breast cancer vaccine as part of the "Brakes for Breasts" fundraiser. On October 8th, local radio station MAGIC WMGH 105.5 delivered … Continue reading

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Question of the day :)

Your brake system is a critical safety feature in your car, truck or SUV. Annual inspections and proper maintenance are important in order to ensure your safety and to avoid costly and hazardous failures to the brake system. It starts … Continue reading

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My Jeep Grand (1999) is pulling in one direction when I drive it.

Bruce says: The brake hose, brake caliper or its hardware could be damaged on your 1999 Jeep. There is also the possibility that the rotor surface is tainted which could be causing your Jeep to be pulling in a specific … Continue reading

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The brakes on my 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee are extremely hard to press down on.

Bruce says: Your brakes on your Grand Cherokee would be hard if it has a leaking vacuum hose, a faulty vacuum brake booster or if the brake pads are incorrect or soaked. Contact AAMCO for a FREE Bare inspection 1.800.GO.AAMCO

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The brake pedal on my 2000 Honda Odyssey is hard to press down on.

Bruce says: One of your brake master cylinder, vacuum brake booster or brake booster check valve could be defective. There could also be a possibility that your brake pads are glazed that create a friction between the rotor and pad. … Continue reading

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My 1998 Honda Accord keeps pulling to the right when I brake.

Bruce says: Your brakes may be causing you to pull to the right because of a sticky brake caliper or some corroded hardware. Your brake pads could also be worn down. Check into what AAMCO centers around you for offer … Continue reading

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