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.
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.
Fall car care involves checking seven key fluids. Taking care of your car now is a way to avoid a breakdown in the winter.
Your brake master cylinder helps stop your car, so it’s important to keep it properly maintained. Here’s what it does and how to know if something’s wrong.
Unlike the front brakes on your car, the rear brakes only perform about 20-30 percent of the braking action. Where this causes an issue is when the rear brakes are … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: Wheel Cylinder Replacement Tips
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
What is the difference when it comes to drum brakes vs disc brakes, and how does a manufacturer decide the best fit?
If you know how to check your brakes in the garage, you can keep your vehicle running — and stopping — properly.
From simple care to basic maintenance, young car enthusiasts should have these essential skills before embarking on more complex projects.