(712) 623-5444
2305 N. Broadway | Red Oak, IA 51566
Located at the corner of Hwy. 34 and 48
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SouthWest Iowa Tire & Service provides Brake Rotor Replacement services to Red Oak, IA, Glenwood, IA, Shenandoah, IA, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 60 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Brake Rotor Replacement Services at SouthWest Iowa Tire & Service

Your brake system’s rotors, in conjunction with the brake pads, help bring your vehicle to a complete stop. Commonly made of cast iron, rotors are discs that mount to the wheel hub. When you press the brake pedal, the brake pads compress against the rotors and slow your wheels. Rotor design may vary from vehicle to vehicle and from brake system to brake system. Variations in design help dissipate the heat created between the brake pads and the rotors when you slow your vehicle. Disc brake systems can account for heat dissipation in two ways: either the rotors will have a ventilated design, or the brake pads will contain a slot on the surface. These vents and slots provide passages so air circulation can effectively cool the rotor. Proper heat dissipation is extremely important for prolonging the life of your rotors. Drivers are encouraged to watch their brake rotors and seek rotor repairs or rotor replacements when necessary.

Why Should You Have Brake Rotor Replacement Services Performed at SouthWest Iowa Tire & Service?

Brake pads and rotors work together to stop your vehicle, and share similar wear patterns. As brake pads compress against the rotor to stop the vehicle, the friction required to slow your wheels creates a large amount of heat that, if not properly dissipated, can wear down your brake pads and rotors. A vibrating brake pedal is one indication that your rotors are damaged and need to be replaced. When a rotor is removed from the brake assembly, the rotor will be inspected for cracks and other damage incurred during routine operation. Periodic inspections of rotors will prolong rotor repairs and replacements while ensuring your brake system continues operating as expected. Seeking brake rotor replacements within the service intervals indicated by your owner’s manual, or as wear and tear dictates, is an important part of brake maintenance. If you are wondering if a rotor replacement is right for your vehicle, please consult with a member of our service staff today.

We proudly service the Brake Rotor Replacement needs of customers in Red Oak, IA, Glenwood, IA, Shenandoah, IA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Glenwood IA | Red Oak IA | Shenandoah IA | and surrounding areas

SouthWest Iowa Tire & Service in Red Oak, IA

SouthWest Iowa Tire & Service is a pillar of the community. SouthWest Iowa Tire & Service is a leader in offering name brand tires, wheels, and auto repair services for customers in Red Oak, IA, Glenwood, IA, Shenandoah, IA, and surrounding areas. Our goal is to focus on customer service. It is the foundation of our business. SouthWest Iowa Tire & Service employs a well-trained staff specializing in the sale and installation of passenger car, performance, light truck, or SUV tires. Take this opportunity to browse our website or call us for personalized service.

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Phone: (712) 623-5444
Fax: (712) 623-8800
Address: 2305 N. Broadway
Red Oak, IA 51566
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