Front & Rear Brakes - (02) 9560 5240

At Leichhardt Automotive, we want customers to have a safe and reliable vehicle. Leave all your repairs and servicing to our professionals. if you have any concerns or questions regarding your vehicles brakes, please give us a call on (02) 9560 5240, and we will be happy to help you.

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.

Rotor Repairs

When worn-out disc brake pads are replaced, the rotors are usually machined. This is because the metal goes out-of-round over time. This often causes the brake pedal to pulsate when the brakes are activated. This is a condition often described as "warped" rotors. While the pads are being replaced, its a good idea to have the rotors resurfaced, to alleviate the "warped" sensation. However, rotors can only be resurfaced so many times before they become too thin for safety. At that point, they must be replaced.

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.

Brake Hoses

A brake hose is a tube carrying 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 checked regularly and replaced at the first sign of cracking or wear.

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 brake technicians about when it's time for a brake fluid flush.

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 Leichhardt Automotive where we will be happy to diagnose and fix the problem.

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WE SERVICE AND REPAIR ALL MAKES AND MODELS
INCLUDING EUROPEAN JAPANESE AND LOCAL VEHICLES
     WHAT WE DO
  • NRMA Approved Repairer
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  • Automatic Transmissions
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  • Clutch & Gearbox Repairs
  • EFI - Electronic Fuel Injection
  • Engine Rebuilds
  • Engine Tuning & Diagnostics
  • Fleet Maintenance
  • Front & Rear Brakes
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  • New Tyres & Puncture Repairs
  • Radiators & Coolant System
  • Seat Belt installation & Modification
  • Starter Motors & Alternators
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  • Tow bars
  • Warranty Log Book Servicing
  • Welding & Custom Modifications
  • Wheel Balance & Wheel Alignment