Wheel Alignment and Brakes

Affordable Wheel Alignment and Brakes Services to Granite City Illinois and Throughout the St. Louis Metro East Area

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Driving with faulty brakes or improper alignment can cause serious problems to your vehicle. Keep your family and cargo safe by trusting your car or truck’s health to the professionals at Barney’s Auto Repair. Since 1939, we’ve been providing the area with high-quality wheel alignment and brakes service at affordable prices. Our technicians are highly skilled and dedicated to serving drivers in the Granite City, IL area. Our full-service auto repair shop is managed by ASE certified technicians to guarantee your vehicle is given the highest quality service. Let us inspect your brakes, wheels, and alignment with our top of the line equipment to keep you safe on the road!

Wheel Alignment

Improper alignment can turn your daily commute into a costly and dangerous affair. When your wheels are out of alignment, they can decrease your gas mileage and tire life. Not only will this cost you more over time, but the stress an improper alignment puts on your steering equipment and structure can lead to other costly repairs over time as well. While there are many causes of wheel misalignment, the best solution is to bring your vehicle into our experts for proper care and maintenance!

Symptoms of Improper Wheel Alignment

  • Vehicle pulling to the left or right when wheel is straight
  • Uneven wear of your tires
  • Rapid wear of your tires
  • Tires that squeal when accelerating and decelerating

Brakes

Your brakes are also vital to safe, smooth driving in your daily motoring. You need them to provide dependable and efficient stopping power for any surprise that the road throws at you. If you have any doubt as to your brakes’ effectiveness, bring your vehicle to our ASE certified technicians for immediate inspection and repair. Our experts can ensure you’re safe on the road today and for the foreseeable future.

Brake Services

  • Brake Repair
  • Brake Installation
  • Brake Bleeding
  • Disc Brake Repair
  • Drum Brake Repair

Bad Brake Warning Signs

Visit our shop if you notice any of these brake warning signs:
  • Squeaking or grinding noises when using brakes.
  • Your dashboard’s Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) light turns on.
  • Your car pulls to one side while braking.
  • Your brakes feel “spongy” or hard to press down.
  • When applying your brakes, your steering wheel, brake pedal, or entire vehicle begins to shake.

As always, Barney’s professional technicians are available to consult with you on your vehicle. When you need brake repair or wheel alignments, visit the shop that offers quality repairs with hometown hospitality!