(210) 655-0400
4746 Broom Street | San Antonio, TX 78217
(830) 769-2015
604 Highway 97 West | Jourdanton, TX 78026

RTS Tire Service provides Rear Disc Brake Repair services to San Antonio, TX, Jourdanton, TX, Tilden, TX, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 120 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Rear Disc Brake Repair Services at RTS Tire Service

Some brake systems use disc brakes in the rear of a vehicle. Most rear disc brake systems contain brake pads, calipers, rotors, and a parking brake assembly. Calipers are responsible for squeezing the brake pads against the rotor, which is mounted to the wheel hub. When you apply pressure to the brakes, the brake pads are hydraulically pressed against the brake disc to create the necessary amount of friction for slowing the turning rotor. A rear disc brake system converts kinetic energy into heat. Most brake rotors incorporate a ventilated design to release heat from the brake system. When the parking brake is applied, a piston is pushed into the brake pad to keep the vehicle from moving. In some systems, a “drum in hat” parking brake assembly uses parking brake shoes to keep the vehicle from moving. Brake systems with rear disc brakes are known to possess strong stopping power in even the worst driving conditions. However, they are still susceptible to the same type of wear and tear as any regularly used brake system.



Why Should You Have Rear Disc Brake Repair Services Performed at RTS Tire Service?

Braking naturally creates a substantial amount of heat and friction, so rear disc brakes will wear from natural use. Routine rear disc brake inspections can prevent excessive wear from damaging other brake components like calipers and rotors. Completely worn brake pads can cause calipers to squeeze metal on metal, which will damage the rotors. Some disc brake pads have a wear indicator strip that makes a whistling sound to notify you when brake pads need replacements. Sometimes the calipers can stick and keep from retracting all the way, which can cause quicker wear on brake pads. Squealing and grinding noises are the first sign of disc brake issues, but be sure to seek a rear brake repair service for your disc brakes at the first sign of any trouble. Properly working disc brakes are important for your safety and the safety of other drivers on the road.

We proudly service the Rear Disc Brake Repair needs of customers in San Antonio, TX, Jourdanton, TX, Tilden, TX, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Jourdanton TX | San Antonio TX | Tilden TX | and surrounding areas

(210) 655-0400
4746 Broom Street
San Antonio, TX 78217
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(830) 769-2015
604 Highway 97 West
Jourdanton, TX 78026
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RTS Tire Service in San Antonio, TX

Roll into RTS Tire Service the next time you need new tires or service. We have one of the largest selection of Yokohama tires for sale, all at competitive prices. Find new car tires, light truck tires, commercial tires, construction tires, and farm tires in our wide inventory. We're proud to serve drivers across San Antonio, TX, Jourdanton, TX, Tilden, TX, and surrounding areas. If it's round and rubber, we've got it. Our tires come in many sizes and styles to fit a wide variety of vehicle models and makes. Find the perfect Yokohama tire for your driving habits and needs. If you're a fleet manager, we can outfit 100+ commercial vehicles with new tires. We're proud to help passenger drivers, cab companies, beer distributors, the U.S. Postal Service, and many more find the right tires for their needs. Did you suffer a flat tire? We've got your back with our 24 hour mobile repair service. Call or visit either of our two locations when you need new tires or tire services performed. Just say “Hey, tire man!” and we’ll be there.

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