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BRAKES & BRAKE REPAIR

Working Hours
  • Mon 8:00AM - 6:00PM
    Tue 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Wed 8:00AM - 6:00PM
    Thu 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Fri 8:00AM - 6:00PM
    Sat 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Sun Closed

BRAKES & BRAKE REPAIR

At 4th Street Auto & Tire, we want our Long Beach 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 562-612-3142, and we will be happy to speak with you. Here is some valuable information on brake issues and corrective services 4th Street Auto & Tire 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 4th Street Auto & Tire 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 4th Street Auto & Tire 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 4th Street Auto & Tire 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. 4th Street Auto & Tire will give your rotors a thorough inspection and recommend your best course of action.



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01/29/2023

They did an oil change and fixed my brakes and now my car feels like new! Super friendly staff, would definitely recommend them if you need any work done.



09/17/2022

It's my favorite place to bring my van for any tire or breaks service, they're quick and responsive and so nice! Definitely recommend!



07/09/2022

Needed a brake pad replacement ASAP so I stopped by and met Jake. He went above and beyond and got my brakes fixed immediately! He gave us a great deal and I was sold. Highly highly recommend. Awesome service. Will definitely come back!



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What People Say About Us

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    , 02/03/2023

    I shopped around for a while ever since moving to long beach and these guys by far are the best. pricing for services are competitive along with high quality customer service and work. I Will be coming back for all my car needs in the future.

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    , 02/02/2023

    Had a very quick and helpful service, they ordered my tire and within an hour they had me back on the road without any issues. Will be using their services again in the future if I need to.

  • , 01/29/2023

    They did an oil change and fixed my brakes and now my car feels like new! Super friendly staff, would definitely recommend them if you need any work done.

  • , 01/24/2023

    Great customer service

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    , 01/24/2023

    Oil/filter change, diagnostics, tire rotation

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    , 01/22/2023

    I won't take my car anywhere else. Trustworthy, honest and affordable.

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