Auto Repair Services in Tucson, AZ

We Provide Complete Car Care and Auto Services in Tucson

Are you looking for a Tucson auto mechanic you can count on for all your auto repair needs? Look no further than the BRAKEmax Tire & Service Centers team.

We employ top-notch ASE Master Mechanics and expert tire associates to perform nearly any service on your vehicle. Whether it’s something as simple as an air filter replacement or something as complex as computer reprogramming, BRAKEmax mechanics have the tools and expertise to get the job done right!

Our dedicated and experienced service team will take care of your vehicle’s needs while providing a level of customer service that you won’t find anywhere else.

What Kind of Auto Services Does BRAKEmax Provide?

We strive to be your one-stop auto repair shop. When you need an expert auto mechanic, you can rely on the BRAKEmax Tire & Service Centers team. We provide auto repair and maintenance services for nearly all vehicle systems.

Just a few of the services we provide include oil changes, brakes, wheel alignment, front-end/suspension work, computer diagnostics and reprogramming, and much more!

At BRAKEmax Tire & Service Centers, we want to help keep every system in your vehicle running its best. Here is a more in-depth breakdown of some of the most common auto repair services we provide:

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Engine Repair

Has your check engine light recently come on? Is your engine not running as smoothly as it used to? Is it time for an engine tune-up? Our expert technicians can take care of it. We can diagnose any engine problems and perform the necessary repairs to keep your engine running optimally.

It’s important to note that you should never ignore a check engine light! Continuing to drive your vehicle can turn a small issue into a serious and much more costly engine problem.

Transmission Repair

If you’re looking for a transmission shop, bring your vehicle to your nearest BRAKEmax Tire & Service Centers location. Whether your vehicle has an automatic, manual, or continuously variable transmission (CVT), we’ve got you covered.

The automatic transmission is the most complicated mechanical system in today’s vehicles. It contains electric, mechanical, and hydraulic systems and sensitive computer controls that all work together to generate the power needed to drive the wheels. With so many moving parts, maintenance and repairs will sometimes be required.

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Brake Repair

One auto repair task that cannot be ignored is brake repair. Your and your passengers’ safety depends on the system’s ability to stop your vehicle properly and prevent a crash. Your brake pads, rotors, drums, and shoes should be in optimal condition.

So, if you hear squealing or grinding noises when braking, your brake warning light illuminates on the dashboard, your brake pedal feels different, or the vehicle pulls to one side when braking, bring it to a BRAKEmax Tire & Service Center. We’ll expertly diagnose your brake system and perform the necessary auto repairs.

AC System Service & Repair

If you need a vehicle air conditioning (AC) repair or service, our factory-trained professionals are here to help. Our team is well-versed in all aspects of auto AC systems, from the computerized components to the proper disposal of used AC fluids.

Today’s vehicles have fairly complex AC systems, with new improvements in vehicle climate control being made frequently. That’s why leaving AC service and repair to the professionals is so important. We’re your expert local solution for everything related to your vehicle’s AC system.

Without regular maintenance, vehicle AC systems lose about 5% of their original efficiency each year. Don’t wait until your system starts to blow warm air; keep your vehicle’s AC in top condition with regular services from the experts here at BRAKEmax Tire & Service Centers.

Radiator Repair

The radiator plays a vital role in eliminating excess heat from within your engine. If the radiator is not functioning properly, the engine can quickly overheat, compromising vehicle performance and potentially causing major engine damage. If ignored for too long, even a small radiator leak can escalate a minor problem into a major one.

If your radiator is damaged or not working properly, bring your vehicle to your nearest BRAKEmax Tire & Service Centers location. Our technicians can perform radiator repair services at each of our convenient Tucson-area locations.

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Water Pump Repair & Replacement

The water pump is another critical component that helps prevent your engine from overheating, and it is the “heart” of your vehicle’s cooling system. However, like anything else, a water pump will rarely last forever. Like a radiator, a faulty water pump can cause engine overheating and further costly engine damage.

Bring your vehicle to our nearest service center location if it’s overheating or you have noticed a coolant leak. Our technicians can repair or replace your cooling system and get your vehicle safely back on the road.

Power Steering Service & Repair

Hydraulic power steering systems allow vehicles to be steered with far less force than manual systems in older vehicles. Today’s high-traction tires make turning without a power steering system almost impossible. The system’s steering components, such as the rack, pinion, or gearbox, effectively turn the wheels using hydraulic power. You rely on this system to do the work for you every time you turn your steering wheel.

However, your vehicle’s power steering fluid accumulates deposits, debris, and other contaminants over time due to usage. We recommend replacing the old dirty fluid with a power steering fluid flush every 50,000–75,000 miles.

Whether you need a power steering fluid flush or a component repair, our expert auto repair mechanics have got it covered!

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CV Joint, Axle, & Boot Repair & Replacement

A variety of load-bearing components connect the wheels to one another and the wheels to the transmission. The axles connect each pair of your vehicle’s front and back wheels. The axles act as a central shaft, holding the wheels in place relative to each other and the vehicle’s body. The CV joints are then located at the ends of each drive shaft and are protected by plastic or “boots.”

Due to their function and location, it’s not uncommon for the joints and boots to wear out over time. Sometimes, even an axle can become damaged. When it comes to these components, you can count on our experienced and professional team to ensure your vehicle is safe to drive. We can thoroughly inspect your vehicle’s CV joints, boots, and axles and perform any necessary auto repairs or replacements.

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Hose & Belt Replacements

Hoses and belts typically have the shortest lifespan of all your vehicle’s components and equipment. Even though these components are vital to proper system operations, they can fray, crack, or leak due to constant heat, chemicals, and vibration exposure. If these parts are not promptly replaced when needed, they can significantly hinder your vehicle’s performance or even cause much bigger, more expensive problems.

Simply inspecting the appearance of the belts and hoses is not enough. Here at BRAKEmax Tire & Service Centers, you can be certain that our diligent ASE-certified mechanics will ensure that nothing important is missed. We’ll thoroughly inspect your vehicle’s hoses and belts and let you know if there is an issue and whether any need to be replaced.

Signs That You May Need Auto Repair Services

Knowing which red flags to look for when your vehicle is not running right can help ensure that a small issue doesn’t become bigger and more costly.

Here are some warning signs that your vehicle may be having a problem:

  • A change in the way the engine starts or how the vehicle feels when driving, turning, accelerating, or braking
  • Strange sounds coming from your engine or wheels
  • Unusual odors coming from the engine or the interior cabin
  • Fluid leaks beneath the vehicle (that are not water)
  • A sudden decrease in your vehicle’s fuel mileage

If you experience any of the above, take your vehicle to the nearest BRAKEmax Tire & Service Center location ASAP. Our expert technicians can quickly determine the source of the issue and perform the necessary auto repair service to restore your vehicle’s performance.

Expert Diagnostic Services to Pinpoint the Issue

Did your vehicle’s check engine light come on, but you’re unsure what the issue is? Our auto repair mechanics can help!

We can connect a professional diagnostic scanner to your vehicle’s onboard computerized diagnostic system when you bring it to one of our convenient locations. This will provide the repair codes that have caused the check engine light to come on, allowing the technician to pinpoint the exact issue. This will determine which auto repair service is needed to return your vehicle to the road safely and reliably.

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Whether you need routine maintenance such as an oil change, or more in-depth auto repair, or are looking for a tire shop in Tucson, the expert team at any of our convenient locations is ready to help.

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  • Southern Arizona’s trusted auto service company since 1997.
  • ASE-Certified master mechanics.
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  • Multiple convenient neighborhood locations.
  • Hours: Open Monday – Friday 7:30am – 6pm; Saturday 8:00am – 5:00pm, CLOSED on Sunday
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