A vehicle's brakes are one of its most important safety features, and we want to make sure that Flextune Inc customers stay safe. Whether your brake pads are signaling they need replacement, your brake light is on, or you're not comfortable with how quickly your vehicle is slowing down, call us at 812-824-3030 or visit us in Bloomington and we'll give you a prompt diagnosis of your braking system's safety and reliability.
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 Flextune Inc where we will be happy to diagnose and fix the problem.
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 Flextune Inc about when it's time for a brake fluid flush.
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 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.
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 Flextune Inc as soon as possible.
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. Flextune Inc will give your rotors a thorough inspection and recommend your best course of action.
I called them around noon. Mike said I could come in to have my brakes checked immediately. Mike gave me a reasonable estimate to repair the front breaks, including replacing the rotors... Which I was shocked to have ruined. They were able to give me a ride to where I needed to be, did the work, and picked me up so I could get my car. Time from initial call to paying the *reasonable* bill: 4 hours. Unbelievable! Plus, the guy who drove me plus worked on my car, Rich, was friendly and informative, too. I would recommend this shop to anyone. Thank you, gentlemen, I now won't cringe at the thought of needing to call a mechanic!Victoria B.
Cheaper brake change than pepboys. They don't have actual appointments so it's a little frustrating to drop off your car all day but they are super helpful when I call.Cassie R.
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Angelina Smith, 05/26/2022
Got my car in and fixed within the same day of me inquiring!! Awesome and nice people!! Will definitely pick fits for all my auto needs!