7 Causes of Grinding Noise When Braking (and How to Fix)

Hydraulics are used to provide functionality to the brakes of vehicles. Each wheel of a vehicle is going to have an individual brake built into it. These brakes typically consist of a brake pad which creates friction against a brake rotor in order to slow down the vehicle. All these braking functions are controlled through … Read more

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

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

3 Reasons Why a Brake Caliper is Sticking

The caliper is an important part of your vehicle’s brake system. It is actually the part that is responsible for allowing your vehicle to slow down and stop while stepping on the brake pedal. However, if you have a sticky caliper then your ability to stop may be diminished. You will notice when your caliper … Read more