How to Inspect Brake Shoe Linings?

Answer You should regularly inspect the brake shoe linings on your car to insure that your brakes continue to function. Issues such as brake pedals that touch the floor, "spongy" brakes or brakes that are... Read More »

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How to Replace Brake Shoe Linings?

Brake shoe linings attached to the shoes by rivets need replaced when worn to 1/32 inch of the rivet heads. Work on the brakes in pairs to maintain equal braking action on both sides of the car. Al... Read More »

What Are Brake Linings Made Of?

Brake linings are extremely important for the safe functioning of a vehicle's brake system. Linings have been made of various materials over the years, many as manufacturer's trade secrets, but som... Read More »

How to Replace Hand Brake Linings?

The automobile hand brake is mostly used to keep the vehicle from accidentally rolling when parked, and if this is the only time it is used then the hand brake shoe linings may well last for the li... Read More »

How to Reset the Check Brake Linings Light on a 2003 Land Rover?

The 2003 Land Rover was equipped with warning sensors to alert you when your car's brake pads wore to an unsafe level. The warning light illuminated on the instrument panel. The warning light had t... Read More »