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Choosing the Right Brake Pads

So you've found out that your brake pads are wearing out, and it's time for a replacement. But did you know that there are multiple types of brake pads, made from different materials and suited to the different needs of cars and driving styles? Our team at Duraleigh Auto & Collision in Raleigh, NC can help get the brake pads that best fit your car. Here's a quick guide to help you select the right brake pads for you. Semi Metallic Brake Pads Semi Metallic pads can be made from anywhere from 30% to 65% metal, from copper, wire, steel wool and other metal materials. Semi Metallic pads wear out the least quickly of all brake pads, but they also tend to wear out the brake rotors faster. Low-Metallic These pads are made from a special formula using about 10% to 30% copper or steel. Low-metallic brake pads are optimal for high heat and friction braking, and ideal for high speed braking. These types of pads are less clean than others, though. Low metallic pad
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Automatic Transmission Repair

Repairing an automatic transmission is easier said than done. There are several types of automatic transmissions: Hydraulic, semi-automatic and continuously variable transmissions (CVT). That's why it's best to have a qualified shop and technician handle the repairs for you. The most common type of transmission is the hydraulic. At Duraleigh Auto & Collision our team of experts provides automatic transmission repairs in Raleigh. Many of today's new vehicles have computers that operate the engine and the transmission. Without proper diagnostic testing, you'll have difficulty pinpointing exactly where your transmission troubles are. Replacement Parts Repairing an automatic transmission can involve replacing a number of parts, including but not limited to gaskets and seals. Newer models may need replacement of sensors in the computers. If replacement of sensors is needed, diagnostic testing will be needed both before and after repairs ... read more

Duraleigh Auto & Collision Launches NEW Website!

We got a new look! Duraleigh Auto & Collision of Raleigh, North Carolina, has launched a new website. We understand that the web is taking over how our customers are looking for businesses and services. Our goal is to make sure that our quality collision repair services can be easily found on the web! Feel free to browse around our new website and let us know what you think. Please come back frequently to check out the latest news, photos, advice & promotions. By taking your vehicle to a Duraleigh Auto & Collision, you’re getting the best of both worlds. All AutoCare Centers are independently owned shops that take pride in their communities and customers while still being backed up by a national warranty and the trusted NAPA brand

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