How to Use a Brake Shoe Tool?

Answer Brake shoes will one day be a technology of the past. Most autos come equipped with disc brakes on the front wheels and drum brakes on the rear. High-end cars and many SUV-style vehicles come with ... Read More »

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Do It Yourself Brake Shoe Repairs?

Maintaining your car's braking system is an important responsibility, as a brake failure can lead to serious injury or worse for yourself and other people. Brake repairs can be expensive, but by re... Read More »

What Is a Primary Brake Shoe?

In drum braking systems, commonly used in automotive applications, each drum consists of a primary and a secondary brake shoe, made from steel, iron or aluminum. The wheel cylinder, under hydraulic... Read More »

Instructions for Replacing a Brake Shoe?

Brake shoes are much more difficult to replace than brake pads. Used mainly on rear wheels, drum brakes use shoes that work with the parking brake and are part of an assembly that uses multiple spr... Read More »

Proper Brake Shoe Installation?

When driving your vehicle, losing the ability to brake can be a scary event. Situations on the road often call for immediate and heavy braking. Proper brake shoe installation is key in safely bring... Read More »