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.
The quality of car fluids has improved in recent years. For instance, certain fluids are now considered “lifetime fill.” Here’s what you should know.
When considering disc brakes, drum brakes, electronic stability control and the anti-lock braking system, how do you test a brake master cylinder?
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?
I still remember the first time I had to put a double-flare on a hard steel line. My dad and I were doing a brake job on our 1987 Suburban. … Continue Reading Know How Notes – How to Make a Double Flare Brake Line
With summer behind us, your car needs to be prepared for colder weather. Check your car fluids to ensure that they’re topped or flushed.
Knowing when and how to check brake fluid can save you a few bucks or just flat out save you.
Brakes are often overlooked and taken for granted until you have a significant problem on your hands. When it comes to the most important safety mechanism on your vehicle, letting … Continue Reading 10 Ways Your Car Is Warning That You Need Brake Service
Here’s what you need to know about the different types of brake fluids and when it may be time to change or refill those fluids.