Properly working brakes are essential to vehicle safety and reliability. When you depress your brake pedal and stop your tires from rotating, you need the confidence to know that your vehicle will come to a complete and precise stop. How to detect when the brakes need to be checked? Complete brake evaluation is finished in about 30 to 45 minutes by a certified brake technician. You will receive a written estimate outlining what work is necessary and optional. No work will be done until you give the go ahead. The brake evaluation cost is credited towards any brake repairs if you choose to have the work completed.