Tag Archives: Brakes

Rear Brake Caliper Replacement – 2003-2007 Honda Accord

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How to Replace Disc Brakes

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Cracked Brake Rotor Hat

Sometimes brake rotors don’t want to come off of the hubs. I’ve posted about this in the past. When the center, also called the hat, doesn’t want to come off of the hub, hitting the rotor with a hammer can … Continue reading

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No Parking Brake Friction Material

One of the common designs for parking brakes is to have a drum setup inside the rotors on the rear disc brake setup. Recently while I was replacing the rear pads and rotors on a car, I found a problem … Continue reading

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No Brake Pad

I’ve seen plenty of pictures like this on the internet, but this was the first time I’ve gotten to see it in person. Unfortunately, this wasn’t a car I actually got to work on, just one I saw in the … Continue reading

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Worn Out Brakes Are Bad For Wheels

I’ve seen plenty of worn out brakes, where the friction material is completely gone and it’s just the metal backing scraping against the rotor. All of those little particles of metal have to go somewhere, and the wheel is one … Continue reading

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Cracked Rotor

A customer at my dealership was test driving a used car when they heard a strange clunking noise. It was given to one of the technicians to find out what was wrong with it.

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