Monthly Archives: March 2020

Auto Repair is an Essential Business During COVID-19...We Are Open!

Auto Repair is an Essential Business During COVID-19...We Are Open!

Here at Luke's Auto Service, we want you to know that we are open and ready to serve you. Auto repair is an essential business because transportation during this time of crisis is necessary. There are many people in our area who are amazing healthcare workers, law enforcement members, and other essential industry workers who are relying on their vehicles right now to get them to work. There are also families who are relying on their vehicles to get them to the store to get food and supplies while staying home to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Our vehicles are so critical right now, which is why auto repair shops need to stay open and ready to help when you might need it most. Whether you have a service that you've been putting off for a while and finally have time to take care of it, or your vehicle has stopped working and you need it to get to the store, give us a call here at Luke's Auto. Not only are we equipped and ready to help, but we have also made the necess ... read more

Why Do I Hear a Grinding Noise When I Brake?

If you've been driving your vehicle for a while, you've probably become familiar with how your brakes feel. This is why when you feel that something is off with your vehicle's braking system, it is apparent and probably concerning. If you hear a grinding noise when you apply the brakes, this is an indication of an issue with the brake system. It is never a good idea to ignore a brake issue, especially because of how important this system is to the overall safety of your vehicle. Let's look at some of the reasons why you may be experiencing a grinding noise when braking.  Your brake pads are worn down, which is causing metal to metal contact between the brake pad component and the rotors.  There is some type of debris lodged in your braking system causing damage to the rotor or calipers.  Your vehicle has low quality brake pads installed. Your brake pad wear indicator is hitting your brake rotors, indicating that it is time for new brake pads.&nbs ... read more