These major components of your brake system are actually stopping you:
Your brakes operate through a hydraulic system that uses brake fluid to engage the calipers, cylinders, pads, rotors, shoes, and drums to stop your wheels from turning.
Most cars have disc brakes and work by pushing a ceramic pad against the brake discs, creating friction to slow the vehicle down.
This is what happens when you step on your brakes:
As the pedal moves down it pushes a lever that incre... read moreTuesday 11 December 2018