How to Replace Rear Wheel Cylinder?

Answer Rear wheel cylinders are the hydraulic braking component for drum brakes. Internal pistons on both sides of the cylinder extend outward from inside the cylinder when demand is placed on the braking... Read More »

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How to Replace the Rear Brake Wheel Cylinder on a 2000 Astro?

Replacing the rear wheel cylinders on a 2000 Chevy Astro van with drum brakes is a simple procedure. Keep in mind throughout this process that brake fluid will contaminate brake shoes. The majority... Read More »

How to Replace the Rear Wheel Brake Cylinder on a 1999 Dodge Stratus?

The Dodge Stratus was introduced in 1995. The 1999 Dodge Stratus was available with three engine options; a 2.0-liter in-line four-cylinder, a 2.4-liter in-line four-cylinder, and a 2.5-liter V-6. ... Read More »

What is a Rear Wheel Cylinder?

Rear wheel cylinders are a critical component of a vehicle's braking system. Although small in size, they perform very critical tasks that enable a vehicle to brake and stop effectively. Understand... Read More »

How to Rebuild a Rear Wheel Cylinder?

Rear wheel brake cylinders push the brake shoes against the drums to stop the vehicle. Because the brake cylinders play an important role in drum brakes, inspection and upkeep of the cylinders is v... Read More »