DIY: Brake Repair for a Chevy Truck?

Answer Properly functioning brakes can mean the difference between life and death on the highway. Heavy payloads, towing and a higher gross vehicle weight compared with cars all put increased stress on yo... Read More »

Top Q&A For: DIY: Brake Repair for a Chevy Truck

How to Remove a Brake Booster on a Chevy Truck?

In the 1950s and 1960s, most cars were equipped with manual brakes, and braking was quite a chore. Then the brake booster was introduced, using vacuum from the engine to provide extra power to the ... Read More »

How to Replace Brake Pads on a Chevy Truck?

Chevrolet kept the same brake pad replacement process on all of its trucks. The brake pads are the two main components that bring the truck to a stop. The braking system is designed to compress the... Read More »

How to Replace Brake Pads on a 96 Chevy Truck?

Chevy pickup trucks from the 1996 model year are equipped with anti-lock disc brakes on the front wheels of the trucks. The disc brakes employ a system that forces the brake pads against the rotors... Read More »

Chevy Truck Brake Adjustment Problem?

Over the years, the Chevy truck has seen two basic brake system designs. The servo-type drum brake system uses unequal length shoes, a cable and lever activated parking brake, and a self-adjuster t... Read More »