Considering the current crisis in the U.S. and around the world there is no better time to get your brakes checked out! If you live in the Davenport, IA area you can count on Dale's Service Center for brake pads and discs, rotor replacement, or simply having your brakes serviced to make sure everything is in good working order. Nothing is more important than having peace of mind knowing your vehicle will stop on a dime! Dale’s Service Center serves the Greater Quad Cities area including Bettendorf, Moline, Rock Island and East Moline. Brake repair or replacement may be in your future if you notice any of the following common warning signs that something's not quite right: You feel a sensation of your vehicle shaking when you apply the brakes The brakes feel "spongy" or are difficult to press down Your vehicle pulls to ... read more
My 3 girls love unicorns! When they see a unicorn in a movie or in a book they fall in love. However, it is heartbreaking when dad has to bring them back to reality and teach them.......well....unicorns are just not real. What does this have to do with the brakes on your vehicle? A cheap brake job does not exist. If for some reason you are driving thru the forest and you come across what appears to be a cheap brake job, I would suggest you do the same thing as if you see a unicorn. Slap yourself across the face and wake up! At best it could be a bait a switch. Most likely you are going to find that sub-par parts will be installed, the brakes will be noisy and will not last very long and hopefully the technician didn't cut any corners to slam that brake job out the door. I strongly believe this is the last place you want to cut corners. Your safety and the safe ... read more
Because of the ever changing technology, training never ends! Even the most basic systems such as brakes and suspension can get pretty technical. With electronic parking brake systems, air ride height control and steering angle sensors we even run into problems or issues at times. Especially because we repair all different makes and models there is so much to learn about with each car manufacturer. It was nice of Napa to come into our shop with their Brake and Suspension Rep for a dinner and learn the other night. The team got to brush up on the latest brake systems and parts. Also, we caught up on the most innovative suspension parts available. Of course, it's always easier to learn on a full stomach!