|Alignment and brake repair
Downriver Spring Service | Braking and Alignment
Lincoln Park, MI
Do your brakes squeal or grind? Trailer brakes heating up? your brake pads might worn and require
Maintenance work. If your vehicle pulls to one side when braking, then this may point to worn brakes, a
malfunctioning caliper, or low brake fluid in the brake lines. If your brake pedal presses down and is
spongy, then bring it in for a brake inspection at Downriver Spring Service
Our state certified staff is trained in maintaining and servicing front and rear disc and drum brake systems
and all accompanying brake system components like brake pads, brake shoes, Calipers, parking brakes,
rotors, drums, and brake fluid hydraulic systems. If you hear squealing or grinding noises, then contact us
at our Lincoln Park Location at 3377 Dix Hwy. 48146 or call us at 313-928-4208 to have your brakes
inspected at Downriver Spring Service.
Broken brake caliper piston below. Wheel alignment machine below right.
Auto repairs & automotive maintenance are performed by State
certified technicians at Downriver Spring Service . repair services
performed at our Downriver Detroit location includes; suspension,
alignment, tie rods, axles, CV joints, ball joints, driveshafts, belts,
hoses, brakes, and wheel beerings. Downriver Spring Services is
open Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM – 6 PM and Saturday
from 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM .
Visit us at our 3377 Dix Lincoln Park Location for service related to
all automotive repairs.
What are the signs and sounds the
brake service is need?
Noises like grinding, squealing,or other noises are
common indicators that your brakes need an
inspection. You should always address worn pads
befroe they can cause further damage to other parts,
like brake calipers and rotors.
Vibration in the wheel while pressing down on the
brake indicates a possibe problem in the braking
system between the brake calipiers, pads and brake
When your brakes are serviced at Downriver Spring
Service, your brake pads, brake rotors and all other
brake components will be replaced with quality brake
Worn brake pads next to new brake pads below.
Vehicle Wheel Alignment
Worn suspension part or psrts are usually the cause of
an alignment problem. On older vehicles, worn coil or
leaf springs can lower a car or trucks height and this
will create a misalignment . Weak leaf or coil springs
can also contribute to uneven tire wear. Common
problems caused by poor alignment included; worn
ball joints, tie rods, control arms, and bushings.
Downriver Spring Service | Serving Metro Detroit since 1974 | Suspension and Braking specialists
The suspension & alignment system keeps your tires
in contact with the road and to provide a smooth
ride. You should have alignment checked if you
notice any of the warning signs like; uneven tire
wear, pulling to one side of the road, and unstable
in braking. Small adjustments made to put your
vehicle in "perfect alignment" and adding life to
your suspension system, but also better MPG,
saving money at the gas pump.
Your steering components include the ball joints
which allow the wheels to pivot left and right. The
tie rods, which attach the steering wheel and gear
box to the wheels on the ground. The ball joint
assembly and tie rods are adjustable so that the
tires can be aligned correctly for "even wear". An
often overlooked area of the suspension system, are
the sway bars and pins provide better control in
cornering. Downriver Springs in Lincoln Park
Michigan offers top notch work to prevent and
correct alignment and suspension issues.