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.
Changing brake pads isn’t as difficult as you might think. Here are some of the finer points of this DIY car repair.
If there’s one thing you want your brakes to be, it’s dependable. Good brakes are important no matter what you drive and need to be maintained no matter how much of a DIY mechanic you fancy yourself to be. Learning how to clean brake rotors and staying on top of it is an easy way to help maintain your brake system’s safety.
When you think about it, the idea that putting a small amount of pressure on a pedal could bring a speeding vehicle to a halt sounds a little ludicrous. Luckily, we’ve developed braking systems that do exactly that (and more). One key to good brakes is surprisingly small: the brake bleeder screw. Do you know how to use it and what it does for you?
A frozen brake caliper can quickly turn into a big problem if left unchecked. Learn the signs of this issue so that you can fix it as soon as it happens.
What are slotted rotors and how can they improve spirited driving, track days, towing or hauling? Consider the pros and cons of slotted rotors.
While it might be obvious when you need to replace your brake pads, it might not always be so obvious determining if you need brake rotor replacement….
Brakes are often overlooked and taken for granted until you have a significant problem on your hands. When it comes to the most important safety mechanism on your vehicle, letting … Continue Reading 10 Ways Your Car Is Warning That You Need Brake Service
When changing brake pads, should you do all four wheels at once? The answer depends on your driving style, but changing the front two is more common.
In the day of remove and replace vehicle maintenance, turning rotors and flywheels has become a forgotten option. Sometimes, replacement is the only solution, but basic service and maintenance of … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: All About Flywheel and Brake Rotor Turning