It's just as important for your vehicle to stop as it is to get moving, which is why your Nissan brakes are such a crucial and important part of your car. Here at Anchor Nissan we know that sometimes it's easy to put off servicing or repairing your vehicle, however, doing this can greatly damage your vehicle and put you in danger. If your vehicle needs some brake work that you're pushing aside, then hesitate no longer because our service center is here to save the day.

Check Your Nissan's Brakes Often

Wear on the Brake Pads Can Signal More Complex Problems.
The wear patterns on the brake pads can indicate the fault of various other vehicle components, such as the other components of the brake system or the suspension. An even wear on the surface of the pads usually indicates normal wear and tear, but if the wear on the outer part of the pads is more severe, it might be a sign that other components of the brake, such as the slides, the guide pins or the bushings in the break are malfunctioning. If the wear is more severe on the inner part of the pads, it usually means that the caliper is damaged or the system is affected by corrosion, while a tapered wear pattern usually indicates incorrect installation.

The deformities on the edges of the brake pads are also signs of more complex problems – cracked or lifted pad edges can signal a malfunctioning caliper or a parking brake that can no longer be fully retracted. All these problems require immediate action – in some cases, only a complete brake change can resolve the issue, in other cases, brake repair is the best course of action and if you are lucky, simple pad replacement is enough, but you need an expert to determine the best course of action.

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Do I need new brakes?

There are several warning signs your vehicle might give before your brakes might require extensive repair. Simply using your sense of hearing, sight and touch may alert you to a potential problem. Here are some of the common questions you should ask yourself concerning your vehicle's brake system:

  • Does your brake warning light come on when you are driving?
  • Is your brake fluid low? Does it appear very dirty?
  • Do you hear a grinding sound or a squealing sound when you apply the brake pedal?
  • Do you feel a pulsation or some sponginess in the brake pedal when it is depressed?
  • Does your vehicle steer or pull to one side when braking?
These are the most common signs that can suggest a potential brake system problem that should be addressed. Any other sights, sounds or sensations in the brake system that seem out of the ordinary should also be taken into consideration. Most times, brake system problems will only escalate if disregarded.
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Know Your Brakes

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Come See The Nissan Brake Specialists At Anchor Nissan. 

Serving North Smithfield, Providence, Cranston, Johnston, Cumberland and Attleboro.

Our onsite brake service and repair center is here to cater to drivers throughout North Smithfield, Providence, Cranston, Johnson, Attleboro area and beyond, especially when it comes to brake replacements. You can thoroughly rely on our team to deliver the most skill and attention to your brakes, repairing them with certified parts that are engineered to get the best braking performance in your Nissan car, truck or SUV. Whatever kind of brake work your vehicle needs, we're here to make sure that it's done correctly, efficiently and with the expertise that you'll only find here at the Anchor Nissan service center.

Service Center Hours

  • Monday 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Tuesday 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • Sunday Closed