How does a car brake system work?

Answer Depending on the make and model of your car you may have a disc brake or drum brake. However, most brake systems work by using friction to slow the movement of the wheels. Brakes on each wheel are ... Read More »

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A vehicles brake system should be inspected _____ a year as part of maintaining the brake system.?

E. Go back and re-read. Then maybe you'll pass your driving classes.

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 »

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.

Can You Have Electronic Brake Distribution Without an Anti-lock Brake System?

Electronic brake distribution and anti-lock brake systems (ABS) are mutually exclusive in automobiles. Electronic brake distribution (EBD) is essential to the correct function of anti-lock brakes. ... Read More »