Before you start DIYing any of your brake work, one tool you’ll need is a brake bleeder kit. Here’s why these kits save time over other bleeding methods.
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.
A brake parts cleaner should be used to clean your wheels. Here’s how to use it correctly to lengthen the life of your car’s brake parts.
Understanding your car brakes means being more knowledgeable about your brake system during your next trip to the shop.
Your nose is an effective detective. When chemical molecules are released, smells enter your nose, dissolve within a mucous membrane and are immediately transferred to your brain to decipher. However, not all odors are easily interpreted, including certain odd car smells that could signal an even greater problem…
A frozen brake caliper can quickly turn into a big problem if left unchecked. Learn the signs of this issue so that you can fix it as soon as it happens.
Wouldn’t it be great if our cars told us when something is wrong? In a way, they already do. Modern cars have instrument panels with dozens of symbols and warning indicators. These notify you of basic issues, like the windshield washer fluid is low, as well as possibly dangerous problems. Cars make a lot of noise, but there are a few telltale noises that signal your brakes are the culprit…
Brake pad sensors are important — here’s how they work.
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
Many of the tools needed to change brakes are probably sitting in your toolbox or garage already. If not, here are the ones you’ll need to finish the job.