(705) 645-8000
1029 Taylor Court
Bracebridge, ON P1L 0A1

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The Rocky Island Tire Co Inc. provides Rear Disc Brake Repair services to Bracebridge, ON, Parry Sound, ON, Orillia, ON, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 120 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Rear Disc Brake Repair Services at The Rocky Island Tire Co Inc.

Some brake systems use disc brakes in the rear of a vehicle. Most rear disc brake systems contain brake pads, calipers, rotors, and a parking brake assembly. Calipers are responsible for squeezing the brake pads against the rotor, which is mounted to the wheel hub. When you apply pressure to the brakes, the brake pads are hydraulically pressed against the brake disc to create the necessary amount of friction for slowing the turning rotor. A rear disc brake system converts kinetic energy into heat. Most brake rotors incorporate a ventilated design to release heat from the brake system. When the parking brake is applied, a piston is pushed into the brake pad to keep the vehicle from moving. In some systems, a “drum in hat” parking brake assembly uses parking brake shoes to keep the vehicle from moving. Brake systems with rear disc brakes are known to possess strong stopping power in even the worst driving conditions. However, they are still susceptible to the same type of wear and tear as any regularly used brake system.



Why Should You Have Rear Disc Brake Repair Services Performed at The Rocky Island Tire Co Inc.?

Braking naturally creates a substantial amount of heat and friction, so rear disc brakes will wear from natural use. Routine rear disc brake inspections can prevent excessive wear from damaging other brake components like calipers and rotors. Completely worn brake pads can cause calipers to squeeze metal on metal, which will damage the rotors. Some disc brake pads have a wear indicator strip that makes a whistling sound to notify you when brake pads need replacements. Sometimes the calipers can stick and keep from retracting all the way, which can cause quicker wear on brake pads. Squealing and grinding noises are the first sign of disc brake issues, but be sure to seek a rear brake repair service for your disc brakes at the first sign of any trouble. Properly working disc brakes are important for your safety and the safety of other drivers on the road.

We proudly service the Rear Disc Brake Repair needs of customers in Bracebridge, ON, Parry Sound, ON, Orillia, ON, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Bracebridge ON | Orillia ON | Parry Sound ON | and surrounding areas

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The Rocky Island Tire Co Inc.

The Rocky Island Tire Co Inc. is a pillar of the Bracebridge, ON community. The Rocky Island Tire Co Inc. is a leader in offering name brand tires, wheels, auto repair and brake services for customers located in and around the Bracebridge, Ontario area. Our goal is to focus on customer service. It is the foundation of our business. The Rocky Island Tire Co Inc. employs a well-trained staff specializing in the sale and installation of passenger car, performance and light truck or SUV tires, and antique & classic tires. Custom wheels are available at The Rocky Island Tire Co Inc.. Special wheels and rims compliment any tire or customer vehicle. Complete under-car services, such as oil changes, brakes, shocks, struts, alignment, and transmission fluid flush for both foreign and domestic vehicles are readily available at competitive prices. Take this opportunity to browse The Rocky Island Tire Co Inc. website or call us for personalized service.

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Phone: (888) 840-7338
Fax: (705) 645-7762
Address: 1029 Taylor Court
Bracebridge, ON P1L 0A1

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