Brake Services

When it comes to safety, your brakes are the most important feature on your vehicle. Whether you’re driving a car or a truck, a manual or an automatic transmission, it’s vital that you keep your braking system in good working order. 

Any irregularities with your brakes should be checked out straight away but common signs of brake problems include:

•Delayed response

•Slower braking times

•Brake pedal feels spongy or soft

•Unusual odor after pressing the brake

•A warning light on your dashboard

•Pulsating when the brakes are applied

•A grinding or squealing noise when you use the brake

Cost-Effective Brake Repair

Having any type of repairs carried out on your vehicle can be inconvenient, but that’s no reason to delay a brake repair. Many brake jobs can be carried out quickly and you’ll limit the damage caused to your vehicle if you take action quickly. With a variety of cost-effective options, J&Z can get you back on the road in no time. 

With over 60 years of combined experience, our technicians are experts at identifying brake problems and undertaking the most appropriate repairs. Whether you need a top-up of brake fluid, a brake line repair or new brake pads, our qualified mechanics will perform the work with unrivalled skill and precision.

As well as carrying out brake repairs on all vehicles from all US manufacturers, we also offer a comprehensive brake service for vehicles manufactured abroad. From Volkswagen and BMW to Mercedes Benz, Audi and Land Rover, our dedicated team will identify problems and carry out brake repairs quickly and efficiently. 

Diagnosing Problems with Your Braking System

Before any repair works are undertaken, our certified technicians will carry out a full diagnostic assessment. This will ensure we have a comprehensive view of the braking system and have identified all possible issues. We understand that a brake repair or engine fault can be an unexpected expenditure, so we’ll always discuss any repair options with you before we get to work.

Once the problem has been identified and we’ve been through the available repair options with you, we’ll ensure your brake repair is carried out in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications and that any replacement parts are suitable for your vehicle. 

Brake Maintenance and Servicing

When your brakes are showing signs of wear and tear, we’ll ensure brake repairs are carried out quickly so you can get back on the road. However, regular brake maintenance and servicing can help to minimize the risk of problems occurring and keep your vehicle in a safe and roadworthy condition.

A brake service is usually recommended at least once a year or every 12,000 miles since you last had a brake check. We’ll assess your braking system, diagnose any issues and warn you about any work which may need to be carried out in the future. In addition to this, a brake service is a great time to have your brake system flushed or your ABS system inspected.

To find out more or to arrange brake repairs in Chicago, contact J&Z Garage now at 847-593-6252.

We Offer Complete Brake Repair Services for All Major Makes/Models Including Foreign Brands like:

– Land Rover/Range Rover

– Audi


– Volkswagen

– Mercedes-Benz (incl. Mercedes Benz Sprinter)



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