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    Tue 7:30AM - 4:30PM
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BRAKES & BRAKE REPAIR

A vehicle's brakes are one of its most important safety features, and we want to make sure that Hammill's Automotive customers stay safe. Whether your brake pads are signaling they need replacement, your brake light is on, or you're not comfortable with how quickly your vehicle is slowing down, call us at 724-349-6996 or visit us in Indiana and we'll give you a prompt diagnosis of your braking system's safety and reliability.



Brake Pad & Shoe Replacement
Brake pad problems can usually be identified by squealing brakes. If your brake pads deteriorate completely, you'll hear a grinding metal-on-metal sound when braking, meaning that it's too late and you're ruining your rotors or drums! Those with knowledge of auto repair may be able to fix this at home, but you should always see an auto repair professional immediately if you have brake problems.

Resurface Rotors
In a disc brake system, rotors are attached to your vehicle's wheels. When the brake pads grip the rotor, they bring both the rotor and wheels to a stop. However, the friction causes grooves and cracks to appear over time. Resurfacing brings the rotor back to a "like-new" condition, reducing squealing and wobbling. Hammill's Automotive will give your rotors a thorough inspection and recommend your best course of action.

Caliper Replacement
The brake caliper houses your brake pads and fits around the rotor like a clamp, pressing the pads against the rotor when you brake. A brake caliper problem could cause uneven braking, making your car slide forward when you brake. Uneven braking can also cause your vehicle to slide out of control in bad weather conditions, so contact Hammill's Automotive as soon as possible.

Brake Hoses
A brake hose is a tube carrying pressurized brake fluid from the master cylinder to the brakes. A crushed hose can cause a lagged or slow brake, and a leak in the hose can cause the brake, or the entire brake system, to fail. These don't need to be replaced often, but should be replaced at the first sign of cracking or wear.

Brake Fluid Flushes
Brake fluid will absorb water from the air over time, causing the brake system to become less effective and the fluid to become corrosive, possibly damaging the system. It is important to perform a brake fluid flush regularly to ensure that your vehicle is using fresh fluid. Talk to our technicians at Hammill's Automotive about when it's time for a brake fluid flush.

Anti-Lock Brake System
Anti-lock Brake Systems (ABS) ensure that the wheels don't stop rotating during braking, preventing the car from skidding and offering greater control. If your ABS light comes on, visit Hammill's Automotive where we will be happy to diagnose and fix the problem.


What Our Customers Are Saying

Was moving our son into a new apartment at IUP. Used you for roadside assistance thru AAA. The time from call to arrival was amazingly fast (less than 15 minutes) and resolved our issue! The service technician was nice and very knowledgeable. Highly recommend.


-Harry Kerstetter - Sunbury, PA

The service at Hammill's could not be any better. I had to call them twice for a tow, once was in the middle of the night and they were right there to help me out. Eric never puts parts on that you don't really need. I never feel that they can not be trusted. I would send anyone there.


-Louette Bassaro - Elderton PA

Very friendly and honest. So glad AAA uses them.


-Linda Landesman - St. Louis, Mo

Awesome response time today. Beyond happy!


-Jessica B.

Excellent service, great prices on repairs and towing. Would recommend Hammill's auto repair and towing to everyone. A+


-Robert M.

Excellent service and very friendly! Driver was super nice and helpful. Will recommend them to anyone I know!


-Mandi P.

Driver was very sociable & knew his job. Arrived within 10 minutes of my call. Highly recommended!!!


-Larry

Just moving into Indiana PA I had no clue where to take my truck. Had a clunk in the front end when I turned. After two trips and many dollars spent with a well known chain place I found Hammill's in a Google search. These guys are great people and fixed the problem, which turned out to be simple, right away. Also got an inspection and new tires and an alignment at a great price. No haggling. I would strongly recommend them. Truck is driving like new again.


-Jason T.
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