Your brake system can get air bubbles inside. While you can fix it, there is also a way to prevent it. Learn why and how to bleed brakes.
When you think about it, the idea that putting a small amount of pressure on a pedal could bring a speeding vehicle to a halt sounds a little ludicrous. Luckily, we’ve developed braking systems that do exactly that (and more). One key to good brakes is surprisingly small: the brake bleeder screw. Do you know how to use it and what it does for you?
The process of removing air from the hydraulic brake system is called bleeding. Air is compressible, and any air in the system will be compressed during brake application, causing a … Continue Reading Brake Bleeding Basics
Replacing the master cylinder for your brakes or clutch is a fairly simple task – unbolt the old one, bolt the new one in place, swap the lines and you are … Continue Reading What You Should Know About Your Brakes and Master Cylinder
Keeping air out of your brakes is a straightforward, yet critical maintenance task. Here’s a quick run down of how to bleed brakes yourself.
Upgrading to high-performance brake fluid isn’t the flashiest modification you can make to your vehicle, but if you ever intend to compete in an autocross event or try your car out at a track day, it’s a must-have.
Replacing disc brakes isn’t as difficult as replacing drum brakes, but it may still require the help of an expert. Here are 5 pro tips to get you started.
Sudden soft brakes are no reason to panic. Pump the pedal to pull over safely and check out these 3 tips for resolving the problem.
Brakes sticking indicate one of two problems: a stuck brake caliper or a failed master cylinder. Here’s how to find and address both.
It’s imperative to understand the cause of the most common brake problems and how to diagnose them.