Reviewed By Adam S (COLUMBUS, OH) Reviewed for a 2006 Pontiac GTO —5/2/2017 5:00 AM
After a soft brake pedal during a spirited HPDE event I switched to stoptech fluid - pedal has stayed firm after that!
When it comes to do-it-yourself automotive repair, one of the most misunderstood and daunting repairs is the brake system. Not only are there a lot of parts and components to contend with and a ton of mystery behind the mechanics of it, but brakes are hands-down the most essential safety feature on any vehicle—so you don’t wanna mess it up. Which is why the questions we see more than any others are always about how to bleed your brakes.
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What do brakes do? Well, the easy answer is, stop your car. But, how many of us know how brakes work really? The following is a quick overview of how your vehicle’s disc brakes system actually works, and a few tips on purchasing brake components.