Troubleshooting Brake Calipers?

Answer The brake calipers perform a very important aspect of vehicle operation. The caliper consists of a housing, piston, dust boot, bleeder valve, and hydraulic flex hose port. Some of the most common b... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Troubleshooting Brake Calipers

Why do brake calipers go bad?

Brake calipers, mechanical components that help to slow the car's wheels during braking, may either leak brake fluid or get stuck, lessening their effectiveness and calling for rebuilding or replac... Read More »

How to Tell if I Need New Brake Calipers?

Calipers are very important components in disc braking systems. Pistons expand from hydraulic pressure on demand when the brake pedal in the vehicle is applied. The pistons squeeze the brake pads, ... Read More »

How to Know If Brake Calipers Are Bad?

The brake calipers are the main components that house the brake pads. When the brake pedal is pushed down, the brake fluid pressurizes against the cylinder inside of the brake caliper. The cylinder... Read More »

How to Spray Brake Calipers?

Brake calipers aren't usually much to look at. They're generally dull and covered with brake dust and road grime, but a great way to improve the appearance of your wheels, and your car in general, ... Read More »