Brakes Video


Brake Master Cylinder Video


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Brakes


PULL

The car pulls to one side when the brakes are applied.

GRAB

“Touchy” brakes grab with the least pedal pressure.

DRAG

Sticking brakes, hot wheels or an apparent engine power loss are all signs of drag.

SQUEAL

Excessive squeal, screech, grinding, groaning, chatter,clatter or bang, means your brakes need attention.

LOW PEDAL

The pedal nearly touches the floorboard before the brakes function.

HARD PEDAL

Extreme foot pressure is equired to make the brakes function.

VIBRATION

The brake pedal, steering wheel, or the entire vehicle shakes, vibrates or pulsates.

Brake_Failure_Light

The parking brake is on, or, there is a serious drop in hydraulic pressure.

The Basics of Brake Hardware

Drum Brakes and Disc Brakes are the two basic types of braking systems. Both stop the car by forcing a high friction material against iron drums or discs attached to the wheels. For more information, click through to How Brakes Work: Understanding vehicle Braking Systems.

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