Question: How To Tell If Brake Shoes Are Bad

What Is Wrong With My Car Brakes

I have a 1999 Nissan Altima. Everytime I apply the brakes it makes noise and goes off when I take my foot off the brake. I was wondering if it is the brake shoes or brake pads or rotors or something that I cant think off. Also how can I change the brake shoes if thats the problem. Thanks in advance ...

Changing My Brake Pads/rotors. Do I Need New Brake Shoes For The Rear Also

I own a 2005 Honda Civic with 45,000 miles on it. The rotors in the front are grinding so I am going to purchase a new set of rotors and brake pads for the front. I do know that the brakes are utilized more in the front when the Honda stops. Does this mean I need to change the brake shoes in the rear? ...

Which Is The More Serious Repair Brake Rotors, Pads, Or Shoes

I'm getting some brake work done on my car, and my front brakes need rotors and pads, while my back brakes need shoes. I'm guessing the more serious of the damage on my brakes, is on my front ones. But, I'm mechanically challenged. ...

How To Remove Escort Van Rear Wheel Hub 2002

Hi ,i have a 2002 escort diesel van,i have changed brake shoes on other vehicles before, but when i took wheel off i discovered no screws to remove and the grease cap will not come off,i have attempted but will damage if i continue,wont come off,think it doesnt unless hub is off? can anyone help? thanks and Merry Xmas ! Hi,thanks Unksly will try a bit harder to get off,Selene ,the point of me asking this question was to do it ...

Should Brake Pads Be Replaced When Changing Rear Shoes

I have a 2003 mitsubishi galant and i was told that i need rear shoes. is it necessary or wise to also replace the pads ? i was told to also change the front pads but i was refering to the rear pads, do those need to be changed also ? ...

What Were Disc Brake Rotors & Pads, And Drum Brake Drums & Shoes Originally Made From

What were disc brake rotors & pads, and drum brake drums & shoes originally made from? ...

How Do You Recondition General Aviation Ac Brake Pads

Do you just disassemble the brake shoes and scuff up the pads to remove the glazing? My brake pads are farely new and the pad thickness is good. Do you need to clean the pad faces with anything in particular prior to reassembly? How do you like to wear in the pads after reconditioning? Mine are Cleveland brakes on my Steen Skybolt. I've already drained and replaced the hydraulic fluid correctly. Master cylinders are fine too. My brake system is sound ...

How Much Should It Cost For New Rotors And Brake Pads On My Car

I have a 2002 pontiac grand am. my friend said he could replace the front rotors and pads, and do new shoes for the back, all for $150, parts included. he is pretty good at fixing stuff on cars, but if i went to a shop like monro muffler brake how much more would i pay? ...

Snapped Rear Axel

The rear end of my 1988 Chevy Silverado 4X4 hit a ditch and the end of the right rear axel broke off taking the brake drum and all with it. Whats the best way to get the rest of the axel out?How do I tell what type it is to replace it and can you you get rear brake assemblys that holds the wheel cylinder and brake shoes as well as get the sleeve that holds the axel bearings and seal? ...

Advice And Cost Needed About Ujoints And Brakes For 1995 Chevy Silverado

I have a 1995 Chevy Silverado, 152000 miles, that has developed a low roaring sound that seems to come from the rear end when moving forward. The mechanic proposed to "replace driveshaft center support bearing and check u-joints when driveshaft is removed". Part needed is the "center support bearing assembly". Since the wheel bearings could be a source of the noise, I asked that they be checked. The report was that "right rear axle seal leaking, wheel ...