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BRAKES & BRAKE REPAIR

At Doucette Mobil Service Station, we want our Pinecrest customers to have the opportunity to feel comfortable in their vehicle. You can leave the repairs and services to our professionals, but please don't hesitate to ask us questions about why a service is needed or how it occurred. Give us a call at 305-666-0744, and we will be happy to speak with you. Here is some valuable information on brake issues and corrective services Doucette Mobil Service Station offers.

Anti-Lock Brake System
Anti-lock Brake Systems (ABS) ensure that the wheels don't stop rotating during braking, preventing the car from skidding and offering greater control. If your ABS light comes on, visit Doucette Mobil Service Station where we will be happy to diagnose and fix the problem.

Brake Fluid Flushes
Brake fluid will absorb water from the air over time, causing the brake system to become less effective and the fluid to become corrosive, possibly damaging the system. It is important to perform a brake fluid flush regularly to ensure that your vehicle is using fresh fluid. Talk to our technicians at Doucette Mobil Service Station about when it's time for a brake fluid flush.

Brake Hoses
A brake hose is a tube carrying pressurized brake fluid from the master cylinder to the brakes. A crushed hose can cause a lagged or slow brake, and a leak in the hose can cause the brake, or the entire brake system, to fail. These don't need to be replaced often, but should be replaced at the first sign of cracking or wear.

Brake Pad & Shoe Replacement
Brake pad problems can usually be identified by squealing brakes. If your brake pads deteriorate completely, you'll hear a grinding metal-on-metal sound when braking, meaning that it's too late and you're ruining your rotors or drums! Those with knowledge of auto repair may be able to fix this at home, but you should always see an auto repair professional immediately if you have brake problems.

Caliper Replacement
The brake caliper houses your brake pads and fits around the rotor like a clamp, pressing the pads against the rotor when you brake. A brake caliper problem could cause uneven braking, making your car slide forward when you brake. Uneven braking can also cause your vehicle to slide out of control in bad weather conditions, so contact Doucette Mobil Service Station as soon as possible.

Resurface Rotors
In a disc brake system, rotors are attached to your vehicle's wheels. When the brake pads grip the rotor, they bring both the rotor and wheels to a stop. However, the friction causes grooves and cracks to appear over time. Resurfacing brings the rotor back to a "like-new" condition, reducing squealing and wobbling. Doucette Mobil Service Station will give your rotors a thorough inspection and recommend your best course of action.



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Testimonials

  • Nothing beats the neighborhood gas station with mechanical repairs! Melvyn always provides me with excellent service! I can't believe how many nails I have had removed from my tires here. Louis, the head mechanic, is awesome too! They open at 8 am on Saturdays. They have the best prices for tires. Call around, you'll see. Ask for Melvyn, he'll help you out!
    -Tricia K.

  • Best Gas Station in MIA! Free air, free water AND free (American) coffee! Awesome Customer Service.
    -Tresha Barrett

  • It's really refreshing to have an honest auto mechanic in this area. Don't go to the dealerships, take your car here first. I had a rattle noise coming from the undercarriage and they fixed it while I waited and charged me very little. Another mechanic would have kept the car all day and probably charged much more. Highly recommend them!
    -John M.

  • Great service easy parking to pump gas. Clean station fast and friendly employees easy and quick to leave.
    -Albert J.

  • Wonderful service station, great technicians, great quality work, the retail staff are great, very helpful, they have a full serve, if your unable to fuel due to mobility issues, their staff are more than happy to assist. Mr Doucette is a wonderful gentleman, always willing to lend a helping hand. Simply Outstanding.
    -Leticia M.