Getting your 1985 Cutlass Supreme’s brakes checked before trouble starts is a good idea. There's no need to wait for a problem. That's one reason we offer complimentary brake checks so that we can help you stay one step ahead of serious problems. You can ask for a free brake check at any time. Schedule one on its own or request a brake check during a regular 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.
Brake problems include unusual noises, a vibrating pedal or steering wheel, a burnt smell coming from the tires, a “lit” dashboard brake signal, or the feeling that something is "off." You know your Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme better than anyone else. A free brake check can help keep your system performing well. Generally speaking, automakers like Oldsmobile suggest that at a minimum, front and rear brakes are removed and serviced at least once every 12,000 miles or 12 months. 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. All of our 1,700+ locations offer free brake checks seven days a week. Our expert technicians are happy to examine your 1985 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme brakes, brake pads, and other braking components. Preventative brake care can help keep you safe on the road.
How often should you change your 1985 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme’s brake pads? It depends on you and your driving style. Brake pads often last 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 Supreme. Some brake pad materials last longer than others. Thankfully, when you get Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 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 Oldsmobile's standards.
Your Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 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. Don't wait if you're experiencing brake squeaks or a loss of braking power. 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. Go to your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for 1985 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme brake repairs. Our brake repair services include pad/shoe replacement, brake rotor/drum refinishing, brake fluid exchange/bleeding, and brake caliper and wheel cylinder service. Make an appointment for Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme brake repairs or services today.
You rely on your Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme to get you where you need to be. We’re ready to help when something goes wrong or to help stop a problem in the first place. Choose one of the services below and make an appointment for 1985 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme repairs.
Our auto technicians are trained to perform 1985 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme brake checks, brake services, and brake repairs. Schedule your appointment now.