If you’re maintaining your own brakes, then you will have to bleed them at some point. Here’s what you need to know to gravity bleed brakes.
When considering disc brakes, drum brakes, electronic stability control and the anti-lock braking system, how do you test a brake master cylinder?
What is a brake booster? Learn how this modern braking technology works, and why it’s important for your vehicle.
Knowing when and how to check brake fluid can save you a few bucks or just flat out save you.
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.
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
Keeping air out of your brakes is a straightforward, yet critical maintenance task. Here’s a quick run down of how to bleed brakes yourself.
Brakes sticking indicate one of two problems: a stuck brake caliper or a failed master cylinder. Here’s how to find and address both.
The power brake system in your car or truck is something you take for granted each and every day. The fact that you can step on the brake pedal and apply gradual, even pressure until your car slows to a halt — or stomp on it hard so that you stop as quickly as possible — is the result of decades of innovation and engineering…
(Editor’s note: This article on how to measure brake pedal ratio is meant for skilled readers who are familiar with modifying or customizing their own vehicles.) When the brake pedal … Continue Reading How To Measure Brake Pedal Ratio