Brakes

  • Brake Service at Gabe's Truck & Auto Repair in Fairbanks
    Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Fairbanks drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every AK driver's vehicle maint...
    Published on: Feb 26, 2015
  • Hitting The Brakes In Fairbanks
      Hello Fairbanks, let's talk about brakes. {{ image('MTg4') }} But the mechanical aspects of the brakes themselves are just one issue. There's also the power brake pump and brake fluid. And then...
    Published on: Aug 06, 2014
  • Hitting the Brakes in Fairbanks
    Safety should always be an element of your vehicle care. So even if you don't care about how your vehicle looks, you should practice preventive maintenance to protect yourself — and ...
    Published on: Jul 16, 2015
  • Put on the Brakes: Brake Service at Gabe's Truck & Auto Repair
    When it comes to preventive maintenance and vehicle care, most Fairbanks drivers know how important it is to check their brakes. But brakes are more than just brake pads and shoes. There are a ...
    Published on: Jun 03, 2015
  • Gabe's Truck & Auto Repair Brake Service for Safe Stopping in Fairbanks
    Let's talk about something critical for all Fairbanks drivers: your brakes. Your vehicle is heavy, and it takes a lot of muscle to bring it and your passengers to a safe stop – so...
    Published on: May 22, 2016
  • Automotive Tips from Gabe's Truck & Auto Repair: Rotor Problems
    The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Fairbanks.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also ...
    Published on: Jun 27, 2016
  • Braking News: Keep Your Stopping Power
    Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, “You've gotta have good brakes. If you've got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.”That's why a regular brake inspection is on eve...
    Published on: Apr 23, 2017
  • Automotive Tips from Gabe's Truck & Auto Repair: Brake Noise
    Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Fairbanks. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they won&r...
    Published on: May 21, 2017
  • Stop It! You Need Good Brakes
    Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Fairbanks area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell...
    Published on: Sep 11, 2017
  • Give me a Brake (Light)!
    If that little brake warning light pops up on your dash, do you know what it means? Well, if you said no, you wouldn't be alone. You know it has something to do with your brakes, but exactly what? You...
    Published on: Sep 16, 2018
  • For Brakes' Sake (Brake Rotor Service in Fairbanks)
    Think of how much abuse your brakes take. Day in and day out, they stop your vehicle when it's going fast and when it's going slow. Maybe your vehicle has been vibrating when you brake, or maybe it se...
    Published on: Jun 09, 2019
  • Time for a Brake (Brake Pad Replacement)
    Stop! It's one of those things your vehicle has to do consistently and reliably.  That's why brake maintenance is vitally important, worthwhile for you to make sure stays up to date. A brake sys...
    Published on: Apr 12, 2020
  • The Need for Speed (Wheel Speed Sensor Maintenance)
    Today's vehicles have some pretty amazing technology in them, including a computerized braking system we all pretty much take for granted these days.  Antilock brake systems (ABS) have been aroun...
    Published on: May 03, 2020
  • It's Brake Time (Brake Calipers)
    Race car drivers have demonstrated the advantages of disc brakes, so most modern vehicles use them.  Sometimes just the front wheels have disc brakes, but many vehicles now have them all the way ...
    Published on: Aug 23, 2020
  • A Sticky Brake Situation (Parking Brake Service and Maintenance)
    We've all been there.  You park your vehicle on a steeper than usual hill and worry about it rolling down while you're running your errands.  So you decide you'll use the parking brake. ...
    Published on: Sep 13, 2020
  • Bad Vibes (Disc brake rotor problems)
    If you were to name the most important safety feature on your vehicle right now, what would your answer be? A lot of driving experts would agree that it’s your brakes.  Most newer vehicles ...
    Published on: Apr 24, 2022
  • Slipping into Fall (Driving with ABS Brakes)
    As the weather changes over from hot to colder, drivers will have to deal with more slippery streets.  And it's important to know how to drive with the brakes you have on your vehicle.  In ...
    Published on: May 15, 2022
  • Bad Vibrations (Brake Rotor Replacement)
    If you’ve ever stepped on your brake pedal and felt your vehicle vibrate, that’s a signal that you shouldn’t ignore.  A pulsating brake pedal is a sign that something is wrong.&...
    Published on: Dec 11, 2022
  • Stopping "Brake" Downs (Brake Pad Replacement)
    If someone tells you to put the brakes on something, you know it means stop.  And stopping is one of the most important safety maneuvers you can do in any vehicle.  That means your brakes ha...
    Published on: Feb 05, 2023
  • Them's the Brakes (Brake Rotor Resurfacing)
    Your vehicle's brakes wear out.  It's inevitable. You'll notice it when you step on the brake pedal and feel it harder to stop, or there's vibration when you are braking.  Most modern vehic...
    Published on: Mar 12, 2023