It’s best to get a brake check before your Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser shows signs of brake troubles. That's one reason we offer complimentary brake checks so that we can help you stay one step ahead of serious problems. You can request a free brake check as a standalone service or in addition to work you're already having done on your Oldsmobile, like a battery replacement. However, if routine car care has slipped your mind for quite some time, you might want to pay attention and watch for the following brake issues.
Symptoms of bad brakes include unusual sounds, pulsation or vibration in the steering wheel or pedal, a burning smell around the tires, a dashboard brake light that’s powered on, or the feeling that something is "off." You know your Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser best. A free brake check can help keep your system performing well. In general, manufacturers like Oldsmobile advise 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. Not sure if something’s wrong? Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care for a quick brake inspection. Most of our locations are open seven days a week and in the evening for free brake checks. Our technicians will inspect your 1983 Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser brakes, brake fluid level, and more! Properly maintaining your brake system is so important.
How often should you change your 1983 Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser’s brake pads? It depends on you and your driving style. In general, brake pads last from 30,000 to 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. Hauling heavy loads and riding your brakes can shorten brake pad lifespan. Your brake pad replacement timeline also depends on the type of brake pads you have installed on your Cutlass Cruiser. Not all brake pads are created equally. Some materials last longer. Thankfully, when you get Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser brake pad replacement at Firestone Complete Auto Care, you also get a limited Lifetime Parts Warranty. Brake checks and brake pad replacements are some of our most popular services. For your Cutlass Cruiser, we’ll use brake components that meet or exceed Oldsmobile’s specs.
You might have a strong and reliable engine in your Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser. 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. Don't wait if you're experiencing brake squeaks or a loss of braking power. Safe driving is difficult when your brakes are anything but their best. What's more, waiting for things to figure themselves out can result in more damage to your brakes and your wallet. For example, if you drive with completely worn out brake pads, your rotors might start to warp, shortening the life of healthy parts due to the metal on metal grinding that occurs. We can help you steer clear of further brake damage. Get your 1983 Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser brakes fixed at Firestone Complete Auto Care. We offer a variety of brake services like brake pad/shoe removal and replacement, brake rotor/drum refinishing, brake fluid exchange/bleeding, and brake caliper and wheel cylinder service. Schedule a brake service and repair appointment for your Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser.
Let's keep your Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser on the road. When something breaks, we're ready. Choose one of the services below and make an appointment for 1983 Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser repairs.
All power is useless without stopping power. Make a brake service appointment today and let our expert technicians take care of your 1983 Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser.