Why Do Car Brakes Get Rusty?

Answer Rust accumulates on car brakes due to moisture, but brake rust should not alarm you. This is a regular occurrence and continued brake use will quickly eliminate the rust layer.

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How to Clean Rusty Rotors & Brakes?

It is common for many brake rotors and calipers to develop rust on their outer surfaces, even on new vehicles. For the most part, this is not an issue that affects performance. It is however, annoy... Read More »

Do mountain bike disc brakes weigh more than rim brakes?

Mountain bike disc brakes generally weigh tens of grams more than traditional rim brakes. As the disc brake assembly is replacing the original braking system, most of the additional weight comes fr... Read More »

Does a vehicle have any brakes at all on icy roads if it has anti-lock brakes?

you should still have brakes. the way that abs works essentially is that as the system senses a stop at one of the wheels and the others still are in motion, the system will decrease pressure at th... Read More »

How to Replace Rear Drum Brakes With Disc Brakes?

Most all of the newer make and model vehicles come with front and rear disc brakes, but there are some vehicles that do come equipped with drum brakes. The drum brakes can be converted to disc brak... Read More »