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BRAKE PROBLEM

HOW TO DO A COMPLETE BRAKE REPAIR WORK (part 2)

BRAKE ROTOR RESURFACING Rotor resurfacing is not necessary when the pads are replaced provided the rotors are in reasonably good condition (within acceptable runout, parallelism and wear specs). Even so, there are valid reasons for having the rotors resurfaced. If a rotor is close to
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HOW TO DO A COMPLETE BRAKE REPAIR WORK ( part 1 )

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What is a “complete” brake repair? It is a brake repair that does not leave important things undone to save time and/or money. We are talking about things like rebuilding or replacing high mileage calipers and wheel cylinders, replacing disc and drum brake hardware, resurf
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HOW TO FIX COMMON BRAKE PROBLEMS

Brake problems usually indicate the need for certain repairs or replacement parts, so here is a quick review of some common fixes: LOW BRAKE FLUID This may be the result of worn disc brake pads, or it may indicate a leak in the brake system. If the BRAKE WARNING LIGHT is also on, most
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WHAT YOU SHOULD DO WHEN BRAKES FAIL

Downshift immediatelyEngaging a lower gear ratio¬†allows the engine to slow the car, and may give you enough time to be able to safely pull over. Whether you’re driving an automatic or a manual, try to downshift smoothly through the gears. If you downshift too quickly, you risk a
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HOW TO FIX COMMON BRAKE PROBLEMS(CONTINUES)

BRAKE SQUEAL: can be caused by vibrations between the disc brake pads and caliper, or the pads and rotor. Harder semi-metallic brake pads tend to be noisier than nonasbestos (NOA) or ceramic brake pads. The noise can usually be eliminated by replacing the old pads with new ones (ceram
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HOW TO FIX COMMON BRAKE PROBLEMS

Sometimes ago we talked about Ten top signs of brake wear, if you missed that you can still read it here  Today we will talk about how to fix common brake problems. Brake problems usually indicate the need for certain repairs or replacement parts, so here is a quick review of some com
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