Why care about brake repairs and maintenance? Well, for one, your life and those that ride along with you depend on proper brake maintenance on a daily basis. One of the worst feelings in the world is pumping your brake pedal and not feeling your automobile coming to a stop. This can easily happen if the braking system on your vehicle is not well maintained. Some simple brake repairs and/or regular brake maintenance can mean the difference between coming to a complete stop at that next red light or colliding with another car in the middle of that same intersection. Below, we list several brake repair procedures that will keep your brakes in top shape and keep you and your car passengers from making an unnecessary trip to the emergency room. If you are unsure of your capabilities when performing any of the listed do-it-yourself brake repair procedures below, please take your vehicle to a certified brake specialist for repairs.