in Rochester, MN
Building Relationships One Vehicle at a Time
"It is our joy to Build Relationships One Vehicle At A Time! In doing so, we have developed an outstanding team of customer service advisors and technicians who work hard to take care of you and your vehicle. We have designed our facility with you in mind, thinking of both convenience and comfort—hoping that you will feel at home the minute you walk through our doors. We look forward to your upcoming visit and thank you for allowing our team to take care of you and your vehicle(s)." - Jeremy & Jeana Babcock
Your Brakes Are Important
Having properly functioning brakes in your vehicle is important not only for you and your passengers, but also for other motorists, cyclists, pedestrians and anyone in your path on the road.
Many people think braking systems are simple, often times calling to ask “how much does it cost to fix my brakes.” Because the system is complex with many components, brake repair is difficult to diagnose without evaluating the entire braking system.
While brake systems vary slightly by the particular make and model you own, most consist of disc brakes in the front and either disk or drum brakes in the rear. The system is connected by tubes and hoses and linked to each wheel and master cylinder.
Timely Brake Repair Serves You Well
Being able to slow down or stop is important. And in emergency stopping situations especially, you rely on your braking system. If any component of the braking system is not working properly, it becomes a safety hazard for many.
Ignoring or delaying brake repairs, such as low brake fluid, a spongy brake pedal, worn brake pads or grinding, can not only become more costly, but also hazardous on the roadways to you and others. Having your brakes diagnosed may not cost much initially, but if not checked, potential damage to other parts or other vehicles can become quite expensive.
Brakes should be inspected regularly. Your brake system is part of your vehicle’s preventative maintenance. It’s wise to do brake repairs before they become a problem. Skipping preventative maintenance may seem like a good idea because of the initial cost. However, worn brake pads, overheating rotors or low brake fluid can cost you more in the long run. Following an inspection and maintenance schedule can save you money in excess brake repairs, keep your car on the road longer, and may even maintain your warranty.
How We Take Care of Your Car
Aside from the exceptional customer service you receive at Babcock Auto Care, our top-notch brake repair service sets us apart. Our trusted ASE-Certified technicians will test drive your vehicle, using their experience and professional expertise to assess your braking system. Then we will perform a thorough brake inspection in our shop by pulling each wheel off your vehicle to best assess each component of the braking system. We measure the pad and shoe thickness and uneven wear, assess the condition of the rotors, check the hardware to make sure it’s adjusted and moving properly. We make sure the master cylinder, wheel cylinders and brake lines are not leaking. We check the calipers for wear and free movement and fluid leaks. We also check the level and condition of the brake fluid.
During our evaluation of your brakes, we take pictures of any concern we find and input all of our findings into our digital inspection system. When complete, our service advisors will have all of this information at their fingertips and will generate an estimate based off the inspection result. They will then be able to give you an overall picture of what our technicians found and what it will take to properly complete your brake repairs.
When it comes to brake repairs, we use only quality parts and industry-standard repair methods. Our work is guaranteed by the best warranty in the business.
"The workmanship is always reliable, and the service representatives always go above and beyond to make the experience of being without my car as easy as possible. I also really like that repair recommendations are made but never forced upon us and that photos are now available for repairs that are needed."
- Gloria from Rochester, MN
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"I highly recommend Babcock Auto Care for all automotive needs. They know what they are doing, they are honest and helpful. Taking my SUV to them is like depending on a good family member to help solve any car problems. Not to mention the bonus of Reward Points that add up to help save money on repairs and service. BTW the coffee pot is always on, and the staff is pleasant and informative."
- Connie from Rochester, MN
"It is fast to get in, clean and comfortable while waiting. I feel I am treated like a valued customer here, and not a piece of cattle being prodded through the line. The employees are all friendly and helpful and knowledgeable. I had been a customer at my dealership for 26 years, but am happy to now use Babcock exclusively. Very pleased."
- Kelly K. from Rochester, MN
Why Our Customers Love Us
- Best Warranty
3 years/36,000 Miles for Your Peace of Mind
- AAA Approved Auto Repair
with Applicable Discounts & Financing Available
- Beautiful Customer Lounge
for Your Comfort & Free WiFi for Your Convenience
- Customer Rewards Program
Designed to Save You Money
- Outstanding Customer Service Team
Striving for 100% Satisfaction
- Courtesy Shuttle Service
and Rental Car Discounts
- Knowledgeable & Certified ASE Technicians
for Every Vehicle Make
14512 Lee Rd
Rochester, MN 20151