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Brake System OverviewBrake Problem Warning Signs
  • Brake warning light comes on
  • Your car pulls to one side when braking instead of stopping in a straight line
  • Brake pedal is mushy or very hard to depress
  • Brakes must be pumped to work properly
  • Wheel(s) are excessively hot after short drives
  • When applied, brakes grab causing jerky stops
  • Brakes grind with continuous loud metallic noise when applied
This is the hydraulic mechanism that clamps the pads to the rotors to stop the vehicle.
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This is the delivery system that the hydraulic fluid moves through to each wheel. Internal and external corrosion can cause failure points.
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This is designed to create a greater braking force from minimum pedal effort.
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This system is found on the rear of many vehicles today. The major components are a drum, wheel cylinder, brake hose and shoes.
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This is the hydraulic pump that pushes fluid through the brake lines to activate the brakes at each wheel.
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This system is found on the front of all vehicles since the early 70's and the rear of many vehicles today. The major components are a caliper, rotor, brake hose and pads.
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