512-288-4932

9324 W Hwy 290
Austin, TX 78736

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  • Most folks tend to review only when they have a bad experience, but it was the positive experiences that led me to try out this repair shop. These guys seem honest and they did good work for a fair price. I am so glad I found them and hope to give them all my future business. Support this local shop if you can.
    -Tim Coots
  • I have tried many different mechanics in Dripping Springs Texas and I found Austin Auto Repair to be the most honest and reliable mechanic. They are very accommodating and go the extra mile to help out their customers. We have been customers for 3+ years now and plan to continue using them.
    -Steven Tedjamulia
  • A great repair shop with great prices. They beat the quotes of the dealer and another local repair shop by 30% or more on shocks and brakes. Friendly and helpful staff.
    -Andrew Jones
  • These guys have been awesome. Any time I've talked to someone on the phone, they have been professional and clear. Their concern is for a well running car and happy customers. Their pledge to accurately & honestly diagnosis & repair your vehicle has been up held with my 2 cars that I have brought in. Once I had assumed my car was in very bad condition and informed James about the problem, they checked the parts I thought to be the problem, and came back with a much lower cost because the part in question was fine, and another part much easier to fix but associated with the original part was the problem.
    -Kris Foster
  • This is the only place I take my car for whatever it needs! I feel blessed to find a car repair place that that is honest and I can trust. The owner and employees are wonderful, friendly, very helpful; and my experience has been that they have always done a great job on any work that I've needed done, I can get my car in quickly, I know I'm going to get a fair price and that only the work that is needed will be done. I highly recommend their service to anyone!
    -Gloria Drews-Vallecillo
  • I will never take my car anywhere else! Gary is always respectful and straightforward about what work needs to be done and what we should watch, but can wait on a bit. We only have the one car, so getting it worked on can put us in a bind at times, but he's great about working us in to a busy schedule with minimal disruption of our lives. Jarrett is an excellent and efficient mechanic and we always feel welcome and comfortable - even when I have a carload of kids with me. Pricing is fair and questions are always answered patiently and expertly.
    -Michele Thorley
  • We love you Gary! And we appreciate the great, friendly, timely, and excellent service for these past years--we continue to be your devoted customers.
    -Mary Smith & Kim Moritomo
  • Gary is honest and all for your best interest. I will always take my vehicles here!
    -Al Perez

BRAKES & BRAKE REPAIR

At Austin Auto Repair, we want our Austin 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 512-288-4932, and we will be happy to speak with you. Here is some valuable information on brake issues and corrective services Austin Auto Repair offers.

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 auto repair may be able to fix this at home, but you should always see an auto repair professional immediately if you have brake problems.

Resurface Rotors
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. Austin Auto Repair will give your rotors a thorough inspection and recommend your best course of action.

Caliper Replacement
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 caliber problem could cause uneven braking, making your car slide forward when you brake. Uneven braking can also cause your vehicle to slide out of control in bad weather conditions, so contact Austin Auto Repair as soon as possible.

Brake Hoses
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 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 vehicle is using fresh fluid. Talk to our technicians at Austin Auto Repair about when it's time for a brake fluid flush.

Anti-Lock Brake System
Anti-lock Brake Systems (ABS) ensure that the wheels don't stop rotating during braking, preventing the car from skidding and offering greater control. If your ABS light comes on, visit Austin Auto Repair where we will be happy to diagnose and fix the problem.

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