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  • Automotive Tips from The Muffler Doctor: Rotor Problems

    Sunday 04 June 2017

    The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in KANSAS CITY.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in less contact surface for the brake pads, leaving you with reduced braking power.Over time and miles, rotors can also wear down below safe specifications. It is important for KANSAS CITY drivers to k... read more

  • Put on the Brakes: Brake Service at The Muffler Doctor

    Monday 17 April 2017

    When it comes to preventive maintenance and vehicle care, most KANSAS CITY drivers know how important it is to check their brakes. But brakes are more than just brake pads and shoes. There are a lot of components in the brake system, and they all need to be in good working order.The pads and shoes are known as the friction materials in the brake system. They push together, providing friction which stops the vehicle. It's no wonder they have to be checked regularly... read more

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