Brake Service


Protect your self with a Brake Service

A Brake Service is obviously needed when your vehicle doesn't stop as fast as it used to.. However there are less noticeable warning signs that you should watch for to keep you safe when travelling on the road.

If you notice any of the following symptoms - it's time to test your brakes.


  • There is a spongy soft or harder feel to your brake pedal
  • The brake pedal is low
  • Losing traction during braking
  • Your vehicle veers to the left or right when braking
  • The steering wheel stutters when braking
  • When braking there is a high pitched squeak or squeal


If your vehicle shows any of the warning signs above, contact us at Palmerston Mechanical Centre as soon as possible.

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Brakes are critical for safety in all vehicles; overlooking their service and testing is just plain dangerous. Brakes need to be inspected at every service and by a specialist with the appropriate experience.

At Palmerston Mechanical Centre we offer a free 65 point safety check with every car service that we perform, and we will advise you if we feel there are any immediate safety concerns . Our written report will also let you know if there are requirements in the near future you should plan for.

As part of this inspection we check over the brake system components including:

  • Front Brake Pads/Shoes
  • Front Brake Disc Rotors/Drums
  • Front Calipers
  • Front Brake Hoses/Clips/Springs
  • Rear Brake Pads/Shoes
  • Rear Brake Disc Rotors/Drums
  • Brake Fluid


Call Palmerston Mechanical Centre today for any of your Car Service needs and to claim your free safety check with any car service!


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