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Keeping Your Brakes in Top Condition with Regular Brake Inspections

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A regular brake inspection is one of the things on every vehicle’s maintenance schedule. It should go without saying that properly functioning brakes are a necessity when it comes to driving safety, but many Murrieta drivers put off brake inspections and brake repairs far longer than they should.

Some of the warning signs that your brakes are in need of repair are:

  • A grinding or squealing noise when brakes are applied
  • A soft of spongy brake pedal (a pedal that needs to be pressed down farther than normal in order to stop the vehicle)
  • Vibrations in the brake pedal or steering wheel
  • A lit brake warning light on your vehicle’s dash

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Murrieta Toyota Repair Pros Answer: Why Do I Need to Maintain My Vehicle’s Suspension?

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Many of the drivers who come to us for suspension repair in Murrieta have misconceptions about how a vehicle’s suspension actually works and why it is important.

Primarily, the average driver thinks about shocks and struts only in terms of ride comfort and performance.  While it is true that the suspension affects both ride comfort and vehicle performance, and while both certainly are important, your vehicle’s shocks and struts have an even more important link to safety.

Not only is a good suspension, and by extension, good suspension repair, important for comfort, it also is important for safety on the road and for the reliability and maintenance of other parts of your vehicle, particularly, the braking system. Continue reading “Murrieta Toyota Repair Pros Answer: Why Do I Need to Maintain My Vehicle’s Suspension?” »

Temecula Toyota Repair and Service Customer Review: Honest Brake Service, Job Well Done

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Drivers in need of auto repair in Temecula come to us for a variety of reasons and with a range of cars and trucks.  In December, a customer came into Inland Auto with a Toyota Tundra truck in need of brake service.

As we do for all of our customers, we provided him with skilled service in a timely manner, for a fair price.  We treated him honestly, let him know what kind of brake service we were doing on his Tundra, and what kinds of results he could expect. Continue reading “Temecula Toyota Repair and Service Customer Review: Honest Brake Service, Job Well Done” »

Murrieta Brake Service Questions: The Difference Between Disk and Drum Brakes and How to Keep Your Brake System Healthy

One good way to make sure that you are getting honest, quality brake repair in Murrieta is to make sure that you understand what kind of brake repair work you need done, and what questions you should be asking your brake service mechanic.

At Inland Auto, we help you with the most basic questions like, when is it time for a brake fluid flush.  We also tackle more complex questions like what is the difference between disk brakes and drum brakes.  Finally, we answer the kinds of questions that you need trusted professionals to weigh in on most, including do I really need to use factory brake pads and what can be done to help prevent premature brake failure. Continue reading “Murrieta Brake Service Questions: The Difference Between Disk and Drum Brakes and How to Keep Your Brake System Healthy” »