How to Change Drum Brakes?

Answer Drum brakes are the rear brakes used on some vehicles. A drum brake is a braking system that consists of a steel housing (the drum) and pads (brake shoes). When you want to slow down, you press the... Read More »

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How often should you change drum brakes?

There is no set time schedule for replacing drum brakes. Drum brakes need to be replaced whenever they are worn to particular safety metrics established for them, or if they cease to work properly.... Read More »

How to Change Rear Drum Brakes?

Drum brakes on the rear ends of cars use brake shoes instead of the pads that front disc brakes use. Changing these brakes requires a different process than with disc brakes, and it can be a bit mo... Read More »

How to Change the Drum Brakes on a Bronco?

The Ford Bronco was manufactured with a combination of four wheel or rear-only drum brakes, which have routine maintenance parts that must be regularly inspected and repaired, if necessary. The dru... Read More »

How to Change Drum Brakes on a Neon?

Replacing the brake drums is not commonly required. Still, they will wear and may require replacement at some point. Allowing the brake shoes to wear too far down is a common cause of damage to t... Read More »