Question

 What is a retarder brake?

Answer A brake retarder, or "Jake Brake," is a tool that slows down heavy vehicles and works to release some of the stress of the friction-based brake system, which can wear down when used too much. Retar... Read More »
http://www.answerbag.com/q_view/2164751

Top Q&A For: What is a retarder brake

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.
http://www.ehow.com/how_4896454_general-gm-disc-brake-system.html

How to Change a Brake Master Cylinder Without Bleeding the Entire Brake System?

The brake master cylinder provides hydraulic pressure for the entire braking system. When the brake pedal is depressed, a push rod activates the master cylinder and pushes brake fluid to all four b... Read More »
http://www.ehow.com/how_7585795_change-bleeding-entire-brake-system.html

On my 2002 ford wind star the front driver side brake and rear passenger brake are getting really hot?

Vehicles typically have a dual diagonal braking system. So if something is stuck or dragging the left front or right rear brake, it can heat up and boil the brake fluid which can make both brakes d... Read More »
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20130410164140AABYBfL

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 »
http://www.ehow.com/how_7342636_convert-drum-brake-disc-brake.html


feedback
loading