The front brakes vs rear brakes comparison has everything to do with friction and heat.
Understanding your car brakes means being more knowledgeable about your brake system during your next trip to the shop.
Some people don’t just roll old school — they stop old school, too. With drum brakes.
You accidentally drove with the parking brake on, now what do you do? Here’s what the parking brake does and what can happen if you forget to disengage it.
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
We’ve had disc brakes for decades, so why aren’t their preceding technology, drum brakes, obsolete? Here’s why drums still have a place in the modern car.
What is the difference when it comes to drum brakes vs disc brakes, and how does a manufacturer decide the best fit?
With so many parts hiding inside them, replacing drum brakes is not for the faint of heart. These 3 pro tips make the job easier.
The average life of brake pads and shoes varies greatly based on a number of factors, some of them well within your control.
If you’ve spent any time in hilly areas, you’ve probably seen warning signs advising you not to ride your brakes on those lengthy descents. But what’s really going on with your car, and what are the hidden dangers of riding your brakes?