At Supreme Diesel Performance, we want our Jacksonville customers to have the opportunity to feel comfortable in their vehicle. You can leave the repairs and services to our professionals, but please don't hesitate to ask us questions about why a service is needed or how it occurred. Give us a call at 904-647-7455, and we will be happy to speak with you. Here is some valuable information on brake issues and corrective services Supreme Diesel Performance offers.
Anti-Lock Brake System
Anti-lock Brake Systems (ABS) ensure that the wheels don't stop rotating during braking, preventing the truck from skidding and offering greater control. If your ABS light comes on, visit Supreme Diesel Performance where we will be happy to diagnose and fix the problem.
Brake Fluid Flushes
Brake fluid will absorb water from the air over time, causing the brake system to become less effective and the fluid to become corrosive, possibly damaging the system. It is important to perform a brake fluid flush regularly to ensure that your diesel truck is using fresh fluid. Talk to our technicians at Supreme Diesel Performance about when it's time for a brake fluid flush.
A brake hose is a tube carrying pressurized brake fluid from the master cylinder to the brakes. A crushed hose can cause a lagged or slow brake, and a leak in the hose can cause the brake, or the entire brake system, to fail. These don't need to be replaced often, but should be replaced at the first sign of cracking or wear.
Brake Pad & Shoe Replacement
Brake pad problems can usually be identified by squealing brakes. If your brake pads deteriorate completely, you'll hear a grinding metal-on-metal sound when braking, meaning that it's too late and you're ruining your rotors or drums! Those with knowledge of truck repair may be able to fix this at home, but you should always see an truck repair professional immediately if you have brake problems.
The brake caliper houses your brake pads and fits around the rotor like a clamp, pressing the pads against the rotor when you brake. A brake caliper problem could cause uneven braking, making your truck slide forward when you brake. Uneven braking can also cause your vehicle to slide out of control in bad weather conditions, so contact Supreme Diesel Performance as soon as possible.
In a disc brake system, rotors are attached to your vehicle's wheels. When the brake pads grip the rotor, they bring both the rotor and wheels to a stop. However, the friction causes grooves and cracks to appear over time. Resurfacing brings the rotor back to a "like-new" condition, reducing squealing and wobbling. Supreme Diesel Performance will give your rotors a thorough inspection and recommend your best course of action.
What People Say About Us
Nick and the team at SDP are top notch! They've done an excellent job of getting my 7.3 back on the road and running like a champ. Nick is very personable and his knowledge of and enthusiasm for diesel engines shows in conversation. As long as SDP is around, my truck will never go to another shop. Keep up the good work guys!
I had a emissions delete, exhaust and programmer installed on my 2011 Dodge 3500. SDP is very professional and knowledgeable and mostly honest! I am very pleased with the work and would recommend anyone to go here for all your diesel work!!
2005 Ford 6.0. Nick and his crew are top notch. EGR delete, later a FICM replacement. High quality work, with fair prices. Would recommend them to anyone!
Excellent staff and outstanding diesel knowledge! Could not be happier with the results - Nick & Crew gave me a full walk-through before dropping off my truck and kept me updated throughout the job, to include providing me with other recommendations that I had not even considered. Extremely impressed and happy to have found my diesel spot. Stoked on my 7.3!