At Dylan's Automotive, we want our Ventura 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 805-653-8000, and we will be happy to speak with you. Here is some valuable information on brake issues and corrective services Dylan's Automotive 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 Dylan's Automotive 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 Dylan's Automotive 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 Dylan's Automotive 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. Dylan's Automotive will give your rotors a thorough inspection and recommend your best course of action.



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TESTIMONIALS

"Dylan is amazing!! Wonderful service! Wouldn't go anywhere else with our cars. Great guy, great business, highly recommended!"


-Leonie M.

"A+ experience and I am critical and skeptical of mechanics. Dylan and his team are very personable, never hesitate to take the time to discuss issues and options with you. Very honest and straightforward and some of the lowest prices I've seen. Couldn't be happier knowing I have a dependable mechanic in my town. Thank you Dylan. Give him a try, I highly doubt you'll ever take your car elsewhere."


-Ryan P.

"Real honest crew! They found the issue, gave me a great price, and completely satisfied all my vehicle needs. I will continue to use Dylan's in the future. Definitely would recommend this place to anyone."


-Christopher G.

"I was referred to Dylan's for electrical work by another local shop that I trust. I would recommend Dylan's to anyone looking for fair-priced, skilled automotive repairs. Plus, they are very honest and friendly."


-Gary G.

"Dylan is a straight shooter! Does great work at a fair price!!"


-Tony C.

"Over a year ago my driver side window regulator stopped working. Brought my van into Dylan's for repair. Last week the new regulator broke. I rarely drive my van. Only driven around 3000 miles in 18 months. Dylan's repaired the window for no charge even though it was a bit out of warranty because of the little use the window had. Thank you Dylan's for backing up your work, and parts!! I appreciate that you took the extra step with my vans window issue. You have definitely earned my gratitude, and loyalty!"


-Jeffry G.

"It was the first time I paid a bill at mechanic it was way lower than I thought it would be. These guys put a lot of work into my car to find out if it was a lost cause or if it was still salvageable. In the end the car was too far gone but the guys were great and thorough. The owner took like 30 minutes to help me with the options. I will totally go here from now on."


-Mike L.

"Dylan and Adrian always take the time to let me know what needs to be fixed, what the cost will be and how long to fix my car. I bring all my cars here and recommend Dylan's Automotive for your car repairs."


-Chuck T.

"I took my Acura RL here to get my brakes done on short notice. They were very helpful on the phone and fit me in so it could be done before I left on a trip. After dropping it off they called me a couple of hours later and said my brakes had over 50% left on the pads and that there was no need to replace the brakes. I went to pick it up, there was no charge for the inspection."


-Peggy H.

"Dylan's shop always does great work and always takes the time to explain what my options are! He has done a great job taking care of my Honda Pilot."


-Trinetta M.