Brake Maintenance and How It Affects Your Subaru

Your brakes are undoubtedly the single most important safety feature in your car, and one that you need to be working at all times when you're behind the wheel. They're not just important for your well being, but for others on the road as well. That being said, we here  at DCH Subaru of Riverside take the quality of your brakes very seriously which is why we make it a point to work routine brake inspections into service schedules as needed.

We recommend our Riverside, CA area customers schedule an appointment to have tire rotations and oil changes because while your car is in for these services, we can also spot brake issues.

When it comes to your brakes, it is vital that they be in top-notch shape for the safety of you and your passengers.  At DCH Subaru of Riverside, located at 8043 Indiana Avenue in Riverside, CA, our service center often gets questions about brakes.  Below, we have compiled some of the most frequently asked questions and the answers for our customers.

What Are Some Signs My Brakes Might Need Replacing?

While many people may get anxious thinking about their brakes giving out on them while they are doing their day-to-day travels, the truth is that there are many warning signs that will give a signal that something isn't right.  There are a few things you can look for so you know the right time to make an appointment at the service center at DCH Subaru of Riverside for a brake inspection.  Some of the signs include:

    -A grinding, squealing, or whirring sound when you depress the brake pedal
    -Your brake pedal is soft when you press on it
    -The brake indicator light is illuminated on your dashboard
    -Your car pulls to one side or the other when you press the brake pedal
    -There is a vibration in the brake pedal when you go to press it

Why Should I Get My Brakes Inspected or Replaced at DCH Subaru of Riverside?

While there are many shops and auto mechanics that can perform brake inspections and replacements, you should consider DCH Subaru of Riverside as your stop for all brake services.  We have a team of factory-trained, Subaru-certified service technicians who are very knowledgeable about your brake system, no matter what make or model you drive.  Our service technicians are very experienced and can provide you with the high-end brake services you expect, while also having the goal of getting you back on the road as quickly as possible.

We have the latest tools, equipment, and facilities to make sure that your car is getting the best care possible.  Whether you have an issue with your brake pads, rotors, calipers, or a different brake component altogether, our service team has got you covered.  Our dealership also frequently has service coupons that may make your brake inspection or replacement an even better deal for you.

How Can I Schedule a Brake Inspection or Replacement with DCH Subaru of Riverside?

Scheduling an appointment to get your brake inspection or replacement at DCH Subaru of Riverside, serving Riverside, Corona, and Woodcrest, CA, is easy.  Use our online service scheduler, or contact one of our helpful service advisors, and make sure your brakes are healthy today.

Service Hours

  • Monday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed