Brake Service

Brake Service

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Technicians inspect brake lines for wear, damage or leaks.

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Technicians remove rust off wheel hubs to ensure safe and smooth stops.

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Technicians test brake fluid moisture — pH balance — to verify
the brake fluid’s quality and if its boiling point is up to spec.

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Porsche braking parts: brake hoses, brake pads, dappening pucs, brake disk.

Quality Porsche Brake Service

& Brake Inspections Provided By Modderman Service

Just as clean motor oil keeps one engine’s running cooler, which helps in extending the life of that engine, the same can be said of fresh brake fluid and how it keeps your vehicle’s braking system from becoming defective.

Changing your auto’s brake fluid on a regular basis will keep your vehicle running safely while cutting down on major break repairs and costly auto expenses.

In order for your car to stop as it should, the braking system needs to be in tip-to shape, especially when it come to sudden stops. For regular brake maintenance, David suggests you have your Porsche’s brake fluid flushed every two years.

If it’s been more like three or four years since your vehicle’s last brake flush, David suggest you bring it in for an inspection and then he or the techs will let you know what’s recommended.

Inspecting Your Porsche’s Brake Fluid

David says, “We’ll inspect the fluid level and its quality making sure it’s clean and free of debris.” Technicians will also check the fluid’s Ph level; as time goes on brake fluid absorbs moisture and deteriorates thus lowering the boiling point.

A lower boiling point causes fluid to boil creating air in the system, which allows the brake pedal, when depressed, to sink to the floor. David says, “This is not good! You don’t want to put yourself, your loved ones, or others in a dangerous situation such as this.”

Inspecting Your Porsche’s Brakes Pads

“Because of heat, brake pads and rotors do wear which then turns on the brake wear indicator light on your dashboard, so be aware of that light,” says David.

When the brake pads to need replacing, technicians will replace them with quality factory OEM parts.

OEM replacement parts such as rotors, sensor wires, and damping discs, will also be used when other brake repairs are needed. “For performance – hard and track driving — we’ll upgrade the pads to a material that can withstand the heat and extra load,” says Dave.

Inspecting Your Porsche’s Rotors

Technicians will inspect the thickness of the rotors, aka brake disks. If they are near or below the minimum, they will need to be replaced.

Inspecting Your Porsche’s Wheel Hubs

“Brake disks are mounted onto the wheel hubs perpendicular; they need to be free of rust so there are no high or low spots,” says David. “So when inspecting the wheel hubs and we find rust, we’ll clean the hubs using a special tool.”

Inspecting Your Porsche’s Brake Lines

“Looking for leaks, we inspect the brake lines, aka rubber hoses or flex lines with every service,” says David. As vehicles age and after about 20 years, the internals of the hoses start to deteriorate and become restrictive.

Fluid flows through the brake line to the calipers, and when you release the brake pedal, fluid may not flow back to the master cylinder because the brake lines are restricted and tearing internally. This isue leads to faster wearing of the brake pads and rotors.

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