The brakes are the most important safety feature on your vehicle. Regular brake component inspection is one of the most important Utah auto care practices, ensuring your safety by catching worn components before they completely fail.

Brake Repair in Orem

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Your brakes help keep you and everybody else on the road safe. For this reason, it is essential to keep them maintained and in working order. The technicians at Master Muffler in Orem are knowledgeable about all brake-related issues and can help you ensure that your brake system is keeping you safe on the road.

If there is any question about whether it is time to replace your brake pads or rotors, come into Master Muffler. We provide premier brake repair in Orem and would be happy to give you a free assessment. Whether your vehicle has drums or disc brakes, Master Muffler can repair any problem or, if required, replace any setup. Utah brake repair is one of our specialties. We know how important it is in our climate that your brakes work well on both icy roads and hot desert conditions. Let our automotive brake repair specialists take care of you.

Look to us for your Orem Brake Repair Needs

Whether your brakes are worn and squealing or just need a tune-up, let us fix your brakes. We’ll have you safely on the road in no time.

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Warning Signs of Brake Problems

Here are some of the common signs that your brake system is having issues and needs to be looked at or repaired:


  • Grinding and Screeching: Grinding and screeching sounds when you press on the brakes mean that the pads are worn down and need to be replaced.
  • Pedal Vibrations: Vibrations in the brake pedal or steering wheel mean that something in your brake system could be misaligned or loose.
  • Burning Smells: The smell of burning can be many things in your vehicle, but are often caused by your brakes overheating.
  • Pressure Loss in Pedal: The pressure in your pedal should have a high resistance. If it’s not there, then you might need to replace the master cylinder in your brake system.
  • Brake Light Indication: Some vehicles have a light that will alert you if it finds something wrong with the brake system.


How Brakes Work

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Brakes work by taking the kinetic energy of your vehicle and using its own weight and power to slow it down by creating friction. This is accomplished with two main types of brake systems: disc brakes and drum brakes.

Disc brakes use two parallel pads on the wheel and rotor that compress into each other when you slow down. Drum brakes operate by utilizing brake shoes inside of a master cylinder in each wheel that presses against the drum when you want to slow down. Both of these brakes allow you to stop more smoothly.

Get an Inspection, Today!

Brakes are one of the most important safety features on your vehicle and they are in constant use. Utah has extreme seasonal changes, so it is imperative to make sure your brakes are always in great shape. If you aren’t sure how to check your brakes, then bring them to us for a full inspection. Whether your brakes are making sounds or you’re just trying to get ready for the coming seasons: We’ll make sure you’re taken care of. As your Utah auto care professionals, we are experts in Orem brake repair.
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