How have auto brakes evolved in last 100 years?
They started off as drum brakes. They worked but they were bulky and not as effective. Now we use disc brakes which are slim and far more effective. ...
When you replace your front brake pads should you also replace your rears?
Usually the rear pads or brake shoes depending on whether or not the back brakes are disc or drum brakes will last 2 times longer the the front brakes. 75% of your braking is done by the front brakes. For example, if you have 60,000 miles and your front pads need to be replaced the rear ones will only be about 1/2 worn out. ...
How long should brakes last on 2001 Pontiac Sunfire?
assuming that it was serviced properly,youre brakes should last around 2 years under easy driving conditions ( you dont drive the crap out of it). 2 years ...
Asked in Brake Pads and Rotors
Should I replace the BMW brake rotors when I get the brakes fixed?
There is no need to spend the money if it doesn't need done. Typically your rotors last longer than your brakes do anyway, so you should be fine for a while. ...
Asked in Length and Distance, Math and Arithmetic
How many kilometers do brakes last?
A very detailed answer is needed So the brakes on my Motocross bike last about 500 km The brakes on my Pick up that I use to carry my motorcycle last about 100,000 km It depends on how fast you are going..... ...
How do you change the brakes and rotors on a 1997 Toyota Camry 4 cylinder?
Doesn't anyone believe in going to the library to look at a manual? There is a difference between rear drum brakes and front disc brakes. If you didn't wait until the brakes are down to the steel backing plates, why would you need to replace the rotors? Even if they have normal wear they don't need to be replaced - they don't even need to be turned. Disc brakes are a piece of cake - use a big screwdriver to push...
Asked in Brake Pads and Rotors, Toyota Corolla
What brakes need to be changed more regularly with 2005 Toyota Corolla?
Unusual question. The 2005 Toyota Corolla has disc brakes up from and brake shoes in the rear. The break pads, (in the front), usually last approximately 30,000 miles. However this is not set in concrete. Brake replacement varies according to use, driving conditions and individual driver habits. People that drive with their left foot on the brake pedal, (and some do), will go through brakes faster. If the vehicle is used to deliver newspapers to homes will go through brakes very fast....
Asked in Range Rover
Rear brakes on 1998 range rover locked on is this ABS fault?
Well you should check your Brakes always and maybe you burned the ABS wire or the Disck brakes maybey there is a Oval problem so yoe must change it coz its not SAFE to Drive it ,and the last thing it may its happens you should gauge it , ...
Asked in Cigarette Lighters, Peugeot 306
How do you repair the cigarette lighter on a Peugeot 306?
Trade it in for a Volvo. Or a BMW. Or a Ford. Anything but a Peugeot. I guarantee you this will not be the last thing you fix. ...
Are ceramic car brakes better than traditional car brakes?
Yes the ceramic brakes are in fact better than the regular brakes. They are of a higher quality and will last much longer then the other brakes. ...
How do you get smudges off a wii disk?
First you must find a cloth or cotton ball Next you must damp it with a little water Then clean the disc NOT IN A CIRCLE MOTION Last make sure the disc is completely dry and then insert it If it does not work you should replace the disc ...
How many times a year should I have the brakes on my auto checked out?
Unless you have an inclination as to your brakes wearing, pulsating, chattering audibly, squealing progressively worse or fading once a year should be sufficient to abate your worries. Good brakes last years, depending on brake lining hardness vs hardness of the brake rotor or drum.. ...
How often should brakes be changed?
If you're talking front ones, and they were installed properly and the system doesn't develop other problems to cause premature wear, and also depending if you're talking city or highway driving, not to mention what quality of parts were installed, I would expect about 35,000. If you have rear drum brakes and you keep them adjusted every 12,000 miles your fronts may last longer. If we are talking rear shoes I would expect 75,000 miles, rear disc brakes about 50,000 miles ...
Asked in Surgery and Hospitalization
What is done during bulging disc surgery?
During surgery to repair a bulging disc, the surgeon may remove part of the bulging disc that may or may not give relief to the patient. This surgery should be considered a last resort, as oftentimes the bulging disc can be relieved with rest, or exercise or other non-surgical options. ...
Asked in Timing Belts and Chains
What mileage to change timing belt on peugeot 107?
The engine is chain driven not belt so if your car is serviced regularly it should last the life of the car. ...