Brake Service

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and there are so many ways you can get involved to show your support. Z’s Car Care and Sunset Auto Parts (Napa) are participating in Brakes for Breasts for the second year running. Established in 2011, this fundraiser contributes to the Cleveland Clinic Breast Cancer Vaccine Fund. Come to Z’s Car Care for a brake service appointment during the Brakes for Breasts 2021 October fundraiser, and receive FREE brake pads or shoes. What is Brakes for Breasts? Dr. Vincent Tuohy and his team at the Cleveland Clinic are working on a Breast Cancer Vaccine. Brakes for Breasts is pairing with Independent Auto Repair Shops across the U.S. and Canada during October to raise funds for this research. For every brake service performed at a participating shop, the customer will receive their brake pads or shoes for free and just pay for the labor and other parts. Each shop will donate 10% of that brake...

The brakes in your vehicle are one of the most important systems to keep in good condition. Sometimes your ABS brakes require repair, replacement, or you may need to resurface rotors to get you back on the road driving safely. Learn more about ABS brakes, including the signs that you require a brake inspection below.  What Are ABS Brakes? ABS brakes refer to an anti-lock braking system, which is the mechanism in your car that engages in emergency situations, allowing you to sustain command of your car. When you’re navigating the road during adverse weather, anti-lock brakes can save your life and the life of your passengers. Instead of having your front or rear brakes lock up when you abruptly slam on your brakes, ABS brakes work to brake and release within seconds, which keeps your vehicle from veering out of control.  This process can be imitated manually, by pumping your brakes when you notice your vehicle is...