4 Symptoms of a Bad Brake Drums and Shoes (and Replacement Cost)

drum brake assembly

The brake drums and shoes are vital components of a vehicle’s braking system. Brake drums and shoes are more commonly found on older vehicles which don’t use a disc brake system to slow the car down. Basically, the brake drums serve as the brake disc and the brake shoes serve as the brake pads. The … Read more

DOT 3 vs DOT 4 Brake Fluid (Differences and Boiling Points)

DOT 3 vs DOT 4 brake fluid

Modern braking systems use hydraulics to transfer the force from the brake pedal to the brake calipers. Brake fluid is special hydraulic fluid that can withstand the high temperatures produced by the brakes. Brakes turn the kinetic energy of your vehicle’s motion into heat. There are four types of braking fluids which are separated based … Read more