Brake Services for Your 1997 Mazda Miata

When To Get Your Mazda Miata Brakes Checked

Getting your 1997 Miata’s brakes checked before trouble starts is a good idea. There's no need to wait for a problem. 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 inspection at any time or during another service, like a tire repair or an oil change. If you've been putting off regular car care, though, keep the following brake symptoms in mind.

Signs of brake problems include weird noises, vibration or pulsation in the pedal or steering wheel, a burnt smell coming from the tires, a “lit” dashboard brake signal, or a gut feeling that something’s not right. You know your Mazda Miata like the back of your hand. A free brake check can help keep your system performing well. Vehicle manufacturers like Mazda generally recommend that at a minimum, front and rear brakes are disassembled and serviced at least once every 12 months or 12,000 miles. That also includes checking the e-brake. Brake service and/or repair should be performed as necessary. When in doubt, visit Firestone Complete Auto Care for a quick inspection. All of our 1,700+ locations offer free brake checks seven days a week. Our ASE Certified technicians will gladly inspect your  1997 Mazda Miata brakes. Proper brake maintenance is key to preventing problems in the first place.

Mazda Miata Brake Pad Replacement

How often do 1997 Mazda Miata brake pads need to be replaced? It depends on you and your driving style. The majority of brake pads last between 30,000 and 40,000 miles. If you drive mostly on the highway and tend to brake smoothly (as opposed to slamming on the brakes), your brake pads may last longer. Alternatively, riding the brakes and hauling heavy loads can shorten their useful life. How often you need to replace your brake pads also depends on what kind you have on your Miata. Some brake pad materials last longer than others. Thankfully, when you get Mazda Miata 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 Mazda's standards.

Brake Repair for Mazda Miata

Your Mazda Miata may be powered by a strong engine. 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 brake, it might as well be scrap metal. If you notice your brakes are squeaking or not working well, don’t wait! Safe driving and responsive brakes go hand in hand. Plus, ignoring your brake problems can result in more damage and higher brake repair bills. For instance, rotors may start to warp when you drive on worn brake pads, shortening the life of healthy parts due to the metal on metal grinding that occurs. Our technicians work to prevent more brake damage. Get your 1997 Mazda Miata brakes fixed at Firestone Complete Auto Care. Our brake repair services include pad/shoe replacement, brake rotor/drum refinishing, brake fluid exchange, and brake caliper and wheel cylinder installation. Schedule a brake service and repair appointment for your Mazda Miata.

1997 Mazda Miata Repair

Let's keep your Mazda Miata on the road. Our team is here to help make sure your vehicle works, day after day. Click on a repair below to learn more about 1997 Mazda Miata repairs.

Schedule Mazda Miata Brake Service

Stop in the name of safety! Our technicians are trained to perform 1997 Mazda Miata brake checks, services, and repairs. Schedule your appointment.