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About Olathe, Kansas

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Olathe is the county seat of Johnson County, Kansas, United States. It is the fourth-most populous city in the Kansas City metropolitan area and Kansas, with a 2010 population of 125,872. By 2019, the Census Bureau estimated Olathe's population had grown to 140,545.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 60.42 square miles (156.49 km2) of which 59.66 square miles (154.52 km2) are land and 0.76 square miles (1.97 km2) is covered by water. Olathe has two public lakes: Lake Olathe with 172 acres (0.70 km2) of water surface and Cedar Lake with 45 acres (0.18 km2).

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Brake repair, service, and inspections in Olathe at L&D Auto Specialists

The brake system is an essential component of staying safe while driving because it is used to stop a vehicle efficiently and safely. Good brakes protect the vehicle, the driver, the passengers, and everyone sharing the road. It is necessary to ensure efficient system performance and cost effective repairs by performing regular inspections of friction material, vital system components, and hydraulics.

Common brake failure warning signs

The following signs are common with brake failure and should be taken seriously when observed:

  • Burning smell while driving.

  • Grinding or squealing noises.

  • Your brake light is on.

  • The brakes vibrate when they are applied.

  • Soft brake pedal.

  • Car pulls to one side.

Do not put off repairs on brake problems, as you never know when they might fail entirely. Visit L&D Auto Specialists for expert brake repair in Olathe conducted by ASE certified technicians.

Brake inspections in Olathe by L&D Auto Specialists

Feel free to visit us and we'll examine your brakes if you have any concerns. We can examine your brakes and determine whether they need to be replaced. Brake repairs and replacements are one of our areas of expertise.

The following items are included in our complete brake inspection:

  • Rotors

  • Fluid condition (when fluid is exposed to moisture it becomes acidic and can damage the seals and ABS module).

  • Hoses

  • Lines

  • Emergency brake adjustment

  • Pads

  • Check for leaks in:

    • Fitting hoses

    • Junction blocks

    • Lines

    • Master cylinder

    • Modules

  • Calipers

We can usually replace the brakes on your car in just one to two hours, depending on whether we have the right brakes in stock.

Benefits of a complete brake inspection and timely repair:

  • Detect minor issues before they cause further damage which requires major repairs.

  • Protect your safety and your family's by avoiding the possibility of your automotive brakes failing when you need them most.

When to schedule an appointment for a brake check?

Different factors may come into play when determining when you should change your brakes, and the answer is not necessarily the same for everyone.

It’s a good idea to schedule a brake service if you experience any of the following symptoms:

  • You hear a grinding noise when you hit the brakes

  • The brake (ABS) light on your dashboard is illuminated

  • The pedal has a sponge-like quality when you press down

  • Your brakes are slow to respond

Inspections of your brake system by L&D Auto Specialists can help you avoid expensive repairs and keep your car on the road.

How often should I have my brakes inspected?

Regular brake inspections are recommended under most vehicle manufacturers' recommendations, usually at 12,000 miles. This will ensure vehicle safety and cost-effective repairs. The recommended repairs depend on the manufacturer's specifications and the existing state of the brake linings and other key components.

How long does it take for my brakes to be replaced or repaired?

It only takes an hour or two to replace or repair brakes. Brakes can be replaced in under an hour if your vehicle is sediment free and not too rusted. Replace brakes can take longer for rusted vehicles or vehicles with sediment build up. No matter how stuck the brakes are, we have the right tools and equipment to change them out.

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But, don't take our word for it! Here are some of the many testimonials from past clients

brake service testimonial 1

"..Once I arrived at the business I was attended to quickly..."

"I got an appointment right away. Once I arrived at the business I was attended to quickly. It was a great experience. I recommend this business to everyone."


brake service testimonial 2

"..Fast, courteous and reliable service, every time.."

"The guys at L&D have worked on both of my vehicles and I have yet to come away disappointed. Fast, courteous and reliable service, every time."


brake service testimonial 3

"..They don't seem to mind working on older vehicles.."

"I have a 1991 Chevy S10 blazer I bought in 1997 that wasn't driven for awhile that needed repairs, L & D auto did a good job getting the blazer back on the road again."


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Olathe, KS 66061

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