1996 GMC Savana 1500 Brake Service & Repair

When To Get Your GMC Savana 1500 Brakes Checked

It's a good idea to have your 1996 GMC  Savana 1500 brakes serviced before a problem arises. You don't have to wait for something to go wrong. We offer free brake inspections as a benefit to all of our customers so that we can help prevent problems from starting in the first place. You can request a free brake check as a standalone service or in addition to work you're already having done on your GMC, like a tire repair or an oil change. If life has gotten in the way of everyday car care, keep the following brake information in mind.

Symptoms of bad brakes include unusual sounds, pulsation or vibration in the steering wheel or pedal, a burning smell near your tires, a dashboard brake light that’s powered on, or a sensation that things aren't like they used to be. You know your GMC Savana 1500 better than anyone else. And you don't have to wait for something to go wrong. Stay ahead of problems with a free brake check. Generally speaking, automakers like GMC suggest that at a minimum, front and rear brakes are removed and serviced at least once every 12 months or 12,000 miles. That includes inspecting the parking brake. Brake service and/or repair should be performed as necessary. Not sure if something’s wrong? Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care for a quick brake inspection. All of our 1,700+ locations offer free brake checks seven days a week. Our technicians will inspect your 1996 GMC Savana 1500 brakes, brake fluid level, and more! Proper brake maintenance is key to preventing problems in the first place.

Brake Pad Replacement for Your GMC Savana 1500

How often do 1996 GMC Savana 1500 brake pads need to be replaced? It depends largely on your driving style and terrain. In general, brake pads last from 30,000 to 40,000 miles. Certain factors, like driving mostly on highways and braking smoothly, can help your brake pads last longer. If you often haul heavy loads or ride your brakes, your brake pads may wear out sooner. Your brake pad replacement interval also depends on what kind of brake pads you have on your Savana 1500 right now. Are you still driving with the same pads as when you bought the car? Some brake pad materials last longer than others. Thankfully, when you get GMC Savana 1500 brake pad replacement at Firestone Complete Auto Care, you also get a limited Lifetime Parts Warranty. Brake checks and brake pad replacements are pretty common for us, and we only use brake parts that meet or exceed GMC's standards.

Brake Repair for GMC Savana 1500

Your GMC Savana 1500 engine may be strong and reliable. One that’s strong enough to take you into high mileage territory. [content-1-text-4-2] One that can outlast the 170,000-mile mark. But if you can't stop it, then it's scrap metal. If you’re experiencing squeaky brakes or a loss of braking power, don’t wait! Safe driving and responsive brakes go hand in hand. Plus, waiting can lead to more expensive parts wearing out and requiring replacement. For example, rotors start to warp and become damaged when completely worn brake pads exceed their lifespan, and this metal-to-metal friction shortens the life of otherwise healthy brake components. We can help you steer clear of further brake damage. Get your 1996 GMC Savana 1500 brakes fixed at Firestone Complete Auto Care. Our brake repair services include pad/shoe replacement, brake rotor/drum machining, brake fluid exchange, and wheel cylinder and brake caliper installation. Schedule an appointment today for GMC Savana 1500 brake service and repair.

Reliable Repairs for Your 1996 GMC Savana 1500

Let's keep your GMC Savana 1500 on the road. When something breaks, we're ready. Choose one of the services below and make an appointment for 1996 GMC Savana 1500 repairs.

Schedule GMC Savana 1500 Brake Service

Our auto technicians are trained to perform 1996 GMC Savana 1500 brake checks, brake services, and brake repairs. Schedule your appointment now.