Acura Brake Repair and Maintenance in Queens, NY

At Paragon Acura, we understand that the condition of your brakes is crucial to your vehicle's safety and performance. At our Acura service center, we take brake repair and maintenance seriously. Ourcertified technicians specialize in all aspects of brake repair and service, giving your peace of mind while you are behind the wheel. Reach out to our team to learn more about how we can handle all of your auto service and repair needs.

Brake Repair Service in Queens, NY at Paragon Acura

Comprehensive Brake Service and Maintenance

It's crucial to prioritize the maintenance and repair of your vehicle's brakes to ensure both safety and longevity of your vehicle. Neglecting brake issues can lead to not only unsafe driving conditions but also potentially more expensive damage to other components of your car. The braking system is fundamental to your vehicle's safety, allowing you to stop quickly and securely when needed.

Whether you're in need of a routine inspection or a more comprehensive repair of your braking system, our service center is equipped with advanced diagnostic tools and experienced technicians who can efficiently address any concerns you may have. Don't take chances with your safety or the health of your vehicle schedule a brake inspection or service appointment today to keep your vehicle running smoothly and safely on the road.

The Warning Signs of Brake Failure

Paying attention to warning signs from your brakes is crucial for maintaining safe driving conditions. Here are some common indicators that your brakes may need attention:

  • Squealing or Screeching: High-pitched noises when applying the brakes could indicate worn brake pads. This sound is often caused by a small metal shim, called an indicator, that rubs against the rotor when the pads have worn down significantly.
  • Grinding: A grinding or growling noise when you apply the brakes typically indicates that the brake pads have worn down completely, and the metal backing of the pads is grinding against the brake rotor. This can cause damage to the rotor and should be addressed immediately.
  • Vibration or Pulsation: If you feel a pulsating or vibrating sensation in the brake pedal when you apply the brakes, it could indicate warped brake rotors. This can affect braking performance and should be inspected promptly.
  • Soft or Spongy Brake Pedal: A brake pedal that feels soft or spongy when pressed may indicate air or moisture in the brake lines, or it could be a sign of worn brake pads or a leak in the brake system. In any case, it requires immediate attention.
  • Pulling to One Side: If your vehicle pulls to one side when you apply the brakes, it could be due to uneven brake pad wear, a stuck caliper, or brake fluid contamination. This can affect your vehicle's handling and should be addressed as soon as possible.
  • Burning Smell: A burning odor when driving or after stopping could indicate overheated brakes. This may be caused by dragging brake pads, seized calipers, or driving with the parking brake engaged.

If you notice any of these warning signs, it's essential to have your brakes inspected and serviced promptly to ensure safe driving conditions and prevent further damage to your vehicle.

Why Choose Paragon Acura

At our dealership, we pride ourselves on being more than just a place to purchase vehicles. We strive to be your trusted partner for all your automotive service needs. Our commitment to excellence extends to our service department, where we offer exceptional brake repairs along with a comprehensive range of other car maintenance services.

Common Brake Issues We Address

  • Brake Pad Replacement: Worn brake pads often lead to reduced stopping power and increased stopping distance. We replace old pads with new, high-quality pads.
  • Brake Fluid Flush: Over time, brake fluid becomes contaminated, leading to reduced braking performance. We flush and replace fluid, ensuring optimal brake function.
  • Brake Rotor Resurfacing or Replacement: Warped or worn brake rotors cause vibrations and reduce braking effectiveness. We resurface or replace your rotors as needed.
  • Brake Caliper Service: Malfunctioning brake calipers can lead to uneven brake wear. We service or replace calipers as necessary.


Don't compromise on your safety when it comes to your vehicle's brakes. Trust the expertise of our team at Paragon Acura for top-notch brake repair services in Queens, NY. Schedule a service appointment with us today, and enjoy the peace of mind that comes from knowing your vehicle is in capable hands.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How often should I have my brakes inspected?

We recommend you have your brakes inspected annually.. However, the lifespan of your brakes can vary, typically lasting between 25,000 and 60,000 miles. Always keep in mind that individual driving habits can influence this range.

Q. Why are my brakes squeaking?

Brakes can squeak when there is insufficient lubrication or the presence of debris trapped between the rotors and brake pads. When your brake pads are worn out, you may hear loud screeching sounds when braking. Additionally, if the brake components are not correctly installed, this can lead to unwanted friction and squeaking sounds in areas where it should not occur.

Q. Why does my brake pedal feel spongy?

Air in the brake lines is the most common cause of a spongy/soft brake pedal. When air gets into the brake lines, it prevents brake fluid from flowing properly. This causes the pedal to feel spongy. If you encounter this issue, then it’s a good time to change or flush the brake fluid.

Q. Is it necessary to replace all four brakes simultaneously?

While it may seem cost-effective to replace only worn brake pads, this can lead to safety risks. Uneven brake wear can cause an imbalance in braking performance. Replacing all four brakes ensures consistent and efficient braking, enhancing your safety on the road.


Paragon Acura

56-02 Northern Blvd Woodside, NY 11377-1921



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