brakerepairTime For a Brake Check

Do you hear a high squeaking noise while pressing down the brake pedal?  Or did you come a little too close for comfort to the car that just stopped in front of you? The brake’s hesitation to respond or the annoying screech is a testament to your vehicle’s need for a brake check. It is easy to forget how often our brakes are being used on a daily basis, but we know if you are driving in Houston you are using your brakes.

Here at Cliff’s Car Tech we understand the importance of brakes on the roads in Houston. Not only are the technicians at Cliff’s experts, they also have families. Teri and Cliff, owners at Cliff’s Car Tech, being parents themselves understand the worries of safety on the roads. Brakes are probably the most important and often times the most overlooked component on vehicles until it’s too late.Your brake system is integral to your safety and the safety of others when you are on the road. A faulty brake system could result in a catastrophe that can be avoided by knowing the warning signs and proactively managing your brake system components. The team at Cliff’s Car Tech want you and your family safe on the road, come on in and let us check out those brakes.


  • Brake warning light comes on

  • Your car pulls to one side when braking instead of stopping in a straight line

  • When applied, your brakes grab, causing jerky stops

  • Brakes grind with continuous loud metallic noise when applied

  • Brake pedal is either mushy or very hard to depress

  • Brakes must be pumped to work properly

  • Wheel(s) are excessively hot after short drives

  • Brake fluid leaks are seen around any wheel or in engine compartment, near master cylinder location

  • Brake fluid very low or very dirty looking