How to Troubleshoot a Disc Brake?

Answer Like any of a vehicle's components, the disc brakes can wear down after extended use. If you suspect the disc brakes in your vehicle are not performing as well as they should be, there are several ... 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 Convert a Ford Truck Drum Brake to a Disc Brake?

Ford truck owners convert their drum brakes to disc brakes because of the benefits to their brake system and vehicle. Disc brakes perform better in extreme weather conditions, dissipate heat more e... Read More »

How to Repair an Emergency Brake on a Disc Brake?

The parking brake is an important component of the vehicle even though many people don't utilize them. The parking brake, or hand brake, can prevent the car from rolling while in "Park," and can be... Read More »

Drum Brake to Disc Brake Conversion?

Converting an automobile from drum to disc brakes offers the driver many advantages. Disc brakes offer greater stopping power and are less susceptible to problems because of weather and water. Also... Read More »