How to Repair Disc Brake Rotors?

Answer The ability to quickly stop is a vehicle's most important safety feature. Disc brakes transfer energy from the brake system to the brake calipers, which exert mechanical energy against the brake ro... Read More »

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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.

How to Change Disc Brake Rotors?

No matter how careful you drive, your disc brake rotors will eventually wear out. The pads usually go first, and you may be able to change your pads once without changing the disc rotors, but it is... Read More »

How to Release Disc Brake Rotors?

Disc brake rotors are a key component in any car's braking system, and are the round metal discs that the caliper and brake pads clamp when the brakes are applied. Rotors should be inspected regula... Read More »

How to Replace Rear Disc Brake Rotors?

Rear disc brake rotors on passenger vehicles are held to the rear axle hubs by the lug nuts and brake calipers. When the brakes are applied, the brake calipers squeeze the brake pads tightly around... Read More »