Brakes & Brake Pads

The most important driving mechanic in an emergency is being able to stop fast. Your brakes must be up to the task.

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Brakes

When an emergency hits, don’t find out the hard way that you need brake or brake pad maintenance. Keeping these systems in order can literally mean the difference between life and death. Look out for brake pedals that squeal, grind, shake, pull the vehicle to one side when applied, or generally feel loose underneath your feet. Any one of these symptoms means brake failure. Volkswagen of South Charlotte can quickly fix these issues and ensure your safety on the road.

Recognizing brake and brake pad issues

Common signs of brake and brake pad malfunctions that should never be ignored include:

  • Looseness or play in the brake pedal
  • Noise when engaging the brakes, including squealing and clunking or grinding sounds
  • Intense shaking or vibrations when applying the brake
  • Feeling the car pulling to one side when braking

Keeping your car’s brakes working safely

If you are experiencing any of the issues noted, or have questions about your car’s braking system, the friendly representatives at Volkswagen of South Charlotte are ready to help. They can ensure your brakes work properly and will happily answer any questions you may have.

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Service Hours

  • Mon - Fri: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sun: Closed

Parts Hours

  • Mon - Fri: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sun: Closed