A vehicle's brakes are one of its most important safety features, and we want to make sure that Sea Breeze Auto 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 973-748-6159 or visit us in Bloomfield 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 Sea Breeze Auto 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 Sea Breeze Auto 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 Sea Breeze Auto 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. Sea Breeze Auto will give your rotors a thorough inspection and recommend your best course of action.
The only place ill bring my personal + work car. Quick service at a reasonable price. Staff is knowledgeable. Vinnie wont steer you wrong.
Jim is the best mechanic we have ever had. Have taken our whole family's cars to him for many years. Go there all the way from Central Jersey (Monmouth County) to get my cars serviced.
Been coming to Vinny for years and wouldn't trust anyone else with my new car. Good price, fast, and done right, what more can ya ask for?
Awesome service! I would refer these guys to everyone.
I?ve been coming to Seabreeze for many years now. I admit that I?m not the most car saavy person, but I have never been steered (get it lol) wrong.
Most importantly is that SEABREEZE is an automotive repair shop that is Very TRUSTWORTHY ! I always receive competent diagnosis & repairs of my car and truck at a fair price, while knowing I am not getting ripped off. Shop manager Vinnie always provides friendly, worry free assurance that my vehicles will be expertly repaired and in a reasonable time frame. Numerous times I drove out of Seabreeze happy.
Went in for new brakes and the mechanic found a nest in my air filter! Needless to say they replaced it. Lol! Friendly atmosphere. I'll be back to get other things done.
They are very honest and I love the manager Vinnie. He explains everything to you and their prices are reasonable.
Favorite Place To Bring All My Vehicles. Will Serve All Your Automotive Needs.
Honest and professional!