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.
The history of anti-lock brakes includes planes, trains and automobiles, and dates back many decades.
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
Disc brakes on automobiles have been around since the 1950s. The basic design itself hasn’t changed much since that time, but technology has advanced the components that make up the … Continue Reading What Are Coated Brake Rotors?
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.
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.
Parking brake controls are changing, but the fundamental design remains similar. Here’s a look at how parking brakes work — and fail.
It’s imperative to understand the cause of the most common brake problems and how to diagnose them.
Troubleshooting brakes can mean many things, including swapping out pads and calipers, as well as bleeding brakes, even replacing the master cylinder.