Brake Repair in Rochester, MN

Why Choose Tilson’s Auto Repair for your Brake Repair?

Keeping your vehicle running is important, but making sure your vehicle comes to a stop when needed is even more vital. Your brakes are possibly the most important system in your vehicle, so you want to make sure they are always in prime condition. If you’re in Rochester, Minnesota or the surrounding area, you need to bring your vehicle into Tilson’s Auto Repair for an inspection and suggested repairs. Our team at Tilson’s has decades of experience performing brake repairs, with our shop being open since 1983. The residents of Rochester and the folks who come into town everyday to work at Mayo or go to school at one of the many colleges trust us to provide accurate, affordable service. If you find any of the following symptoms in your vehicle, bring it to Tilson’s for brake repairs as soon as possible:

    • Squeaking brakes
    • Liquids underneath your brake system
    • Squishy pedal feel
    • Grinding and grating sounds
    • Pressing further to stop

Brake repairs for most types of braking systems

        • Drum brakes
        • Disc brakes and ABS repairs
        • Performance model brakes (ceramic brakes, cross-drilled brakes, etc.)
        • Aftermarket brakes

Thorough inspections for accurate diagnosis

When you bring your vehicle in with brake complaints, we will perform a visual and mechanical inspection along with using advanced computerized diagnostics to accurately diagnose any problems. We do this to ensure we don’t suggest an improper brake repair, like replacing the brake rotors when all you may need is a rotor resurfacing. We want to make the right diagnosis the first time, every time.

Comprehensive Overviews and No-Pressure Repair Recommendations

We have a great reputation for customer service at Tilson’s, which we have earned through providing thorough overviews and explaining the details of our inspections and repairs to ensure our customers have a complete understanding of what is going on with their brake repairs. By being available to answer any and all questions they may have, we help our customers to learn more about their vehicle, and why their brake repair may be something different than they originally expected.

Brake Repairs Performed by Experienced Technicians

Regardless of the brake repair needed, from an ABS sensor replacement to rotor resurfacing or full brake replacement, our ASE-Certified Technicians are experienced and capable. With a full education and years of hands-on experience, they are prepared to address all repairs and perform them correctly, the first time around.

Quality Brake Parts Result in a Quality Brake Repair

There’s a variety of parts you may need for your brake repairs. You may simply need a new brake line, or you may need new brake pads and brake rotors. Whatever parts your brake repair needs, we guarantee the parts we put in will ensure lasting, confident, safe stops in all situations. We won’t use parts we wouldn’t trust in our own vehicles.


Always amazing service and very professional. Always get serviced quickly and for a fair price, their shuttle is very convenient if you have to do other things while getting your car fixed. I was recommended by a friend and will definitely be returning and recommending them to friends and family. Keep up the great work guys!!

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Julie T.

Rochester, MN

No Question Is Too Big or Too Small

When you want your vehicle worked on at a family-oriented, dependable, trustworthy shop with years of experience, there is only one place to go - Tilson’s Auto Repair. Let us help you with your auto repair, or any other vehicle services you may need, at our clean, modern shop at 1740 South Broadway Avenue in Rochester, Minnesota. Give us a call at (507) 282-4924 or schedule use our online form to schedule an appointment with us today!

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