Mercedes Brake Repair Service Plano Richardson Allen McKinney TX
Bring your vehicle to Linear Automotive when you need certified Mercedes brake service and repair in Plano, Richardson, Allen, McKinney, The Colony, Frisco, Texas and the surrounding areas. The whole braking system and mechanisms are checked including the brake pads, wheel cylinders, hydraulic lines, calipers, drums, rotors, brake fluid, brake hoses, wheel bearings, master cylinder, and power brake booster, and etc. If you are experiencing problems with any of the many specialized Mercedes electronic braking assist systems we can service them. We want to be sure everything is in safe operating condition by using factory OEM parts and fluids in repairs and services. Mercedes service in Plano.
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One type of basic Mercedes brake system is the Single-Circuit Hydraulic System. The components of this system include the master cylinder, slave cylinder, reservoir hydraulic hose and hydraulic brake fluid. There is a small piston assembly inside the master cylinder and when you depress the pedal the pressure is transferred to the slave cylinder, then another piston assembly sends the pressure that activates the piston on the calipers on the disc brakes.
Another Mercedes brake system is the Dual-Circuit Hydraulic Brake System, which incorporated two separate circuits. There is the command circuit that is activated by the hydraulic pressure on the brakes. There is also an additional electrical circuit that is controlled by the onboard computer. When the brakes are pushed it also sends a message to the computer and it calculates the force and applies the same force to a hydraulic pump system that activates the brakes. The computer also calculates the car speed and braking pressure to maintain control. This system basically uses a hydraulic command circuit.
The more developed Mercedes dual-circuit hydraulic brake system is the newer Brake-by-Wire Braking System. The main difference is that wires are used to electrically communicate and send signals to the computer rather than using the hydraulic pressure. However, the hydraulic pressure braking system is still operable and can still stop the vehicle. This Sensotronic Brake System had its problems and wasn’t dependable and finally was removed from the market. Mercedes recalled the SL500 and E-Class vehicles as a precaution and the fix was new software for the control module and included some repairs on some vehicles.
The Mercedes Power Brake Booster System allows stopping for heavy loads or larger sized vehicles by amplifying the pressure of the brake pedal. The booster gets its extra power from a valve that receives air from the engine.
Manufactured for the Mercedes S500 Electronic Brake Force System is a pre-ABS system available in 2000.
ABS anti-lock braking system is a newer braking system now installed on most autos. This was designed so that the brakes will not lock up in a critical hard braking moment. When the pedal is pressed hard and fast the detecting sensors on the wheels cause the hydraulic actuator to pulsate the brakes about 15 times a second and can bring a vehicle to a stop more quickly and safely without the driver losing control.
The repair of the basic brakes determines whether the disc or drum brakes allows proper braking function. However, the braking system on the Mercedes also includes the Brake Assist System (BAS) which aids the ABS anti-lock braking system by providing a shortened stopping distance of about 45 percent less than without the brake assist. Typical brakes in a critical situation can be applied too late and not depressed hard enough to prevent an accident. With Brake Assist and its shortened stopping range, it makes driving much safer. Mercedes brought this technology to their vehicles in the S-Class and SL-Class models in 1996. Following this new introduction, the brake assist was made a standard feature in all the 1998 Mercedes models and in all subsequent years. Many other vehicle makes now copy this innovation.
Mercedes Brake Assist PLUS (BAS PLUS) became available in autumn 2005 in the S-Class. This system gives both an audible and visual warnings that it’s about to hit the vehicle in front and the brakes calculate the amount of force needed to prevent the accident. This boosting system then provides the extra force to stop the vehicle, but the driver must activate the brakes.
Mercedes PRE-SAFE® brake system automatically brakes in a critical situation before an impending accident. It works with Brake Assist PLUS to prevent or minimize an accident. This was first made available on the S-Class and CL-Class Coupe in fall 2006. This can reduce the accident severity by 40%.
The Mercedes new 2015 C-Class car is equipped with the Intelligent Drive safety system which includes Collision Prevention Assist, if the system thinks you are about to crash, that consists of Autonomous Emergency Braking System (AEB), which was first released in the S-Class models. The Mercedes DISTRONIC PLUS (2006) proximity control follows the car in front and includes staying in lane, braking and speeding up, but operates now only at low speeds less than 40 mph. The newest Mercedes Brake Technology is geared at making driving safer, and many of these features involve the braking system. Our certified team keeps abreast of these newest technologies to bring you quality repairs on the newest hi-tech Mercedes models. Just give us a call and we will be glad to help when you need Mercedes brake service and repair in Plano, Richardson, Allen, McKinney, Frisco, The Colony, and all surrounding areas.
Certified Mercedes Brake Repair Service
Come visit us for the best Mercedes brake repair service in Plano, Allen, Richardson, Dallas, Addison, Garland, Wylie, Sachse, McKinney, Frisco, and The Colony, Texas. Linear Automotive has the most affordable certified Mercedes brake service and repair shop. Our ASE certified Mercedes mechanics have the best experience working on foreign imports. We work on all models and years. The expert mechanics at our shop work on everything from anti-lock & power brakes to calipers, pistons, lines, master cylinders, rotors, and much more. We are a Mercedes dealer alternative offering the highest quality service at an affordable price.
Certified Mercedes Service And Maintenance
Linear Automotives certified Mercedes brake repair specialists are highly trained and experts in they’re field. We promote ongoing training and certifications for our mechanics and auto body shop staff. Our goal is to provide a certified Mercedes dealer service alternative at a great and affordable price. Either give us a call or feel free to use our site to schedule an appointment online to get a free estimate. We look forward to helping you in any way we can.
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