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BRAKES & BRAKE REPAIR

Service Hours
  • Mon 8:00AM - 5:30PM
    Tue 8:00AM - 5:30PM
  • Wed 8:00AM - 5:30PM
    Thu 8:00AM - 5:30PM
  • Fri 8:00AM - 5:30PM
    Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed
    TOWING 24/7

BRAKES & BRAKE REPAIR

At Coastal Automotive & Towing, we want our Awendaw 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 843-849-9561, and we will be happy to speak with you. Here is some valuable information on brake issues and corrective services Coastal Automotive & Towing offers.

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 Coastal Automotive & Towing 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 vehicle is using fresh fluid. Talk to our technicians at Coastal Automotive & Towing about when it's time for a brake fluid flush.

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 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.

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 caliper 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 Coastal Automotive & Towing as soon as possible.

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. Coastal Automotive & Towing will give your rotors a thorough inspection and recommend your best course of action.



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What People Say About Us

  • , 01/28/2020

    Amazing work! Best in the area.

  • , 01/09/2018

    I love taking my car to Coastal Automotive. Toby and his group are loyal, honest and skilled. I know my car will be fixed correctly and with no runaround or unnecessary sales pitch for add ons. I highly recommend Coastal Automotive!

  • They Do It All
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    , 04/30/2018

    Needed a battery install as required by a professional as Advanced Auto said they couldn't do. Bought battery, called Coastal from Advanced Auto, and they got me in immediately and installed battery. Super professional, great service, and price was right. Highly recommended.

  • They Do It All
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    , 06/04/2019

    I'm on vacation here until tomorrow and my "check engine" light came on yesterday. I took my vehicle to Coastal Automotive to have it checked out. They were GREAT! They spent about an hour diagnosing the problem, gave me good information, kept me informed and fixed the "problem", which turned out to be nothing major and didn't charge me for the time they spent on my vehicle. They are a professional group and I had a very pleasant experience there!

  • Amazing Customer Service
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    , 10/16/2019

    100% recommend them!!! They always get it right. Thank you so much for everything!

  • Amazing Customer Service
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    , 08/28/2019

    Super friendly! I was in for an oil change and out super quick!

  • Highly Recommended
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    , 05/07/2018

    Great experience at Coastal Automotive today. They were helpful, fair, down-to-earth, insightful, honest, and genuinely wanted to get me back on the road. Will definitely be coming back!

  • Highly Recommended
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    , 09/24/2019

    Awesome people to deal with! Zack and his team kept us very well informed at all times, price was as quoted and the work performed was done extremely well. Will use these guys again, also highly recommend!

  • Best Local Auto Shop
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    , 03/12/2018

    I tried about a half dozen mechanics in the Mt. P area before I found Coastal. I won't go anywhere else now. Would have saved a load of money had I gone there first. Toby has worked on all of our vehicles (including a restoration project) and has done a great job.

  • Best Local Auto Shop
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    , 10/16/2019

    Excellent service from beginning to end! They were most generous with their time and resources to help a Bahamian refugee who relocated to Charleston get her car up and running! AMAZING humans! They are #payingitforward! Thanks guys!

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  • Honest Auto Shop
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    , 11/18/2019

    Very honest and friendly. I take my car here for anything needed and I trust their expertise.

  • Honest Auto Shop
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    , 01/28/2020

    Amazing work! Best in the area.

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