Get Your Brakes Serviced at Prescott Brothers Ford in Rochelle IL

Brakes are an integral part of any vehicle. To make sure that your Ford car, truck, or SUV is as safe as it can be, you need to make sure you keep up with basic brake maintenance. The service professionals at Prescott Brothers Ford in Rochelle, IL have you covered. We have created this guide to help you stay up-to-date with your brake maintenance.

Let Prescott Brothers Ford of Rochelle, IL Keep Your Brakes Working

When should you replace your brakes?

Brake wear and tear is dependant on your make and model, as well as the way you drive. Replacing your brakes every 50,000 miles is a good rule-of-thumb. However, strange noises, vibrations from the steering wheel, or the dashboard brake light coming on are all signs you need to take your Ford to Prescott Brothers as soon as possible.

How do you test brakes?

At Prescott Brothers Ford, we perform a thorough check of your brakes, pads, and brake lines to make sure everything is functioning as it should. We test your steering wheel and brake pedal, look for brake dust, and check the thickness of the brake pads.

How should my brakes feel?

If your brake pedal feels soft or spongy, or you are experiencing vibrations in the steering wheel or brakes, your brakes need service. Your car also shouldn't pull to one side when you brake.

Why do car brakes fail?

There are many causes for brake failure, but these are a few of the most common:

  • Overheated brakes
  • Worn out pads
  • Oil leaks that affect brake friction

Where can I fix my car brakes?

Thankfully, the service professionals here at Prescott Brothers Ford in Rochelle, Illinois, make sure your car stops when it should.  We have the experienced people and the parts to easily solve any break-related issue in your Ford. In fact, we provide a Lifetime Brake Pad Guarantee, so you can stop with confidence. So make a service appointment today or contact us at (888) 244-0896.

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Prescott Brothers Ford

620 South 7th
Directions Rochelle, IL 61068

  • Toll Free: (815) 562-2177
  • Local: (815) 562-2177


  • Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed