How Do I Repair Drum Brakes on a 1995 Ford Escort?

Answer A critical maintenance task that you must complete on your 1995 Ford Escort is maintaining its brakes. Like many cars, the rear brakes on Ford Escorts are drum brakes. This is a type of braking sys... Read More »

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How to Change the Rear Brakes on a 1995 Ford Escort?

On most Ford Escorts, the rear brakes are drum brakes. This is a type of brake in which the brake pads are inside a drum that is mounted on the wheel hub. When engaged, the brakes press out against... Read More »

How to Repair the Drum Brakes on a 1982 Ford F-150?

The rear brakes on the 1982 ford F-150 are drum brakes. To remove the drum brakes on your Ford F-150 you will need a specialized tool called a drum brake puller. This tool has three long fingers on... Read More »

How to Remove the Brake Drum on a 1997 Ford Escort?

The 1997 Ford Escort has two types of brakes. The front brakes are a disc brake that works by the calipers squeezing the rotors until the car comes to a stop. The back brakes work by a drum that is... Read More »

How to Take Off the Drum Brakes on My 1995 Honda Civic?

The rear suspension of a 1995 Honda Civic uses drum brakes. These brakes provide a percentage of the braking power for the vehicle and function as the parking brake. Drum brakes don't wear out very... Read More »