Brake Change Tutorial?

Answer Brakes must be changed every 50,000 to 60,000 miles. Usually, a vehicle uses brake discs in the front and brake drums in the back. The discs use brake pads while the brake drums use shoes. Both of ... Read More »

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VW Brake Rotor Replacement Tutorial?

You will typically replace the rotors on your Volkswagen when you change the brake pads. You should never put new rotors on the VW with old brake pads. Brake pads wear to match the surface of the b... Read More »

Tutorial for the Replacement of a Brake Disc Rotor?

Brake rotor replacement is a routine aspect of vehicle brake maintenance. The brake rotor is the round, disc-shaped component of the brakes that the caliper and brake pads clamp when the brakes are... Read More »

How to Change Brake Pads and Rotors on a general GM Disc Brake System?

This is a general description of the procedure involved in changing pads and rotors on a GM vehicle. First park the vehicle on a level surface, lift and support the car safely.

How to Change a Brake Master Cylinder Without Bleeding the Entire Brake System?

The brake master cylinder provides hydraulic pressure for the entire braking system. When the brake pedal is depressed, a push rod activates the master cylinder and pushes brake fluid to all four b... Read More »