Is brake dust dangerous to breathe?

Answer On One Hand: Dangers and Health RisksThe Minnesota Pollution Control Agency reports that brake dust, which often contains asbestos, can be released into the air during routine maintenance and repai... Read More »

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What Are the Causes of Excessive Brake Dust?

When brakes are applied to stop vehicles, metal debris breaks off the pads of the brakes. While dust from the brake pad is normal, excessive amounts can signal a potential problem. If large amounts... Read More »

Brake Dust Prevention?

Brake dust is the enemy of any vehicle and can build up on the cleanest of them. Typically brake dust accumulates on the wheels, making it difficult to keep them clean as it's difficult to remove ... Read More »

How to Clean Brake Dust?

Brake dust is usually caused by brake pads. Normal brake usage causes flakes of metal, Kevlar or other monofilament carbon fibers to collect around the brake components and an automobile's wheels. ... Read More »

How to Get the Dust Cap Off Your Brake Drums?

The dust cap on the center of the brake drums of your vehicle protects the spindle and wheel bearings from dust, pebbles and other road debris. If you need to service the brake shoes, wheel bearing... Read More »