CAR Brake pads & brake pad set

Disc brake pads: common defects and their signs

  1. Wear out.
    • The brake pad got thinner.
    • Car brake path got longer and the brake pedal travel increased.
    • Shocks from the wheel side are felt at sharp braking.
    • Strange sounds (knocks, screeching) are heard at braking.
    • Noticeable scratches, cracks, shears appeared on the component.
    • The braking liquid level lowered significantly.
  2. Greasing or soiling of friction linings.
    • Braking efficiency lowered.
    • The car diverges from intended trajectory during braking.
    • Screeching or whistling can be heard at braking.
    • More effort should be applied to the brake pedal.
  3. Pads sticking to the brake disc.
    • The brake pedal doesn’t return to its initial position.
    • The wheel is jammed as a result of which the car won’t move.

How to replace disc brake pads

If the disc brake pads broke down, their repair is impossible. Replacement is to be performed. Disc brake pads are to be replaced in pair on one axle. All the jobs should be performed after the engine cools off.

Replacement process may differ depending on the car model and on whether front or rear pads are to be replaced. Generally the algorithm is the following:

  1. Unscrew wheel nuts, lift the car body with the help of a jack and remove the wheel.
  2. Remove the brake fluid tank cap.
  3. Remove fastening brackets and unscrew caliper guides. In case if the wear sensor is installed on the pads, then disconnect its socket.
  4. Insert a flat screwdriver between the pads and demount them with the help of it. Clear thoroughly the mounting place.
  5. Install new pads. Apply special grease to the caliper guides. Make sure the grease does not get onto the pads.
  6. Perform reassembly of all the elements in reverse order.

Brake pads & brake pad set Information

Brake drum is a type of brake system, which consists of a rotating drum and where braking is achieved by pressing the brake shoes against the drum. Brake pads are made of metal elements in the form of a crescent, to which surface are attached the linings, made on the basis of asbestos. Parking brake lever is located on of the pads. Brake shoes are one of the most elements in the car. Driving safety depends on their quality and reliability. There are several strict requirements to the quality brake shoes.

Braking performance must be constant regardless of the mode, in which you operate the brakes. Even after extreme braking at high speed brake shoes should not reduce their effectiveness. Relatively long life. If the shoes in your car brake well, but need to be replaced every few thousand of kilometres, they are worthless. In many ways their operating life depends on many factors and, for the most part, on the individual driving style.

But if you notice that after three thousand kilometres you need to replace the brake shoes, this does not mean that you are an extreme driver. Probably you use bad brake shoes.

Gentle behaviour of brake shoes to the brake discs. Brakes are much more expensive than a set of brake shoes. It is unwise to use such brake shoes that lead to wear of the brake and require often replacement. Reasonable price. Very often drivers try to save and buy brake shoes of an unknown maker at low price. But this economy is not reasonable. Quality costs money, but cheap brake shoes do not meet the requirements mentioned above. In our online shop you can find brake shoes at the best price. Also, here you will find wheel hubs, tie rod, brake hose or muffler.

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