Knowing when and how to replace drum brakes on your vehicle can help you stay safe and save money.
If you know how to change brake pads yourself, you can spend a few hours in the garage and save yourself a trip to the shop. Here are some tips.
How Often Should Brake Pads Be Replaced? It depends on a number of factors, from materials to the way you drive. Read on to learn more.
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How much do new brakes cost? The price of brake replacement can vary greatly depending on a number of factors. Learn more here.
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.
How does the parking brake work? It is separate from the main brake system and it’s what secures your car in place when the transmission is placed in park.
Knowing when it’s time for a brake pad replacement can save you a significant amount of money when it comes to maintaining your car. It’s best to wait until they’ve served their last useful mile and you’ve received maximum value from each set, but if you go too long, you run the risk of damaging other brake components…
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When you start to feel a vibration upon stopping, it may be time to look into brake rotor replacement or resurfacing. Find out which is right for your car.