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Brake Drums Common Faults and Repairs

What is it?

A broad, very short cylinder attached to a wheel, against which the brake shoes press in a drum brake.

Where is it located?

The brake drums are attached to the wheels.

Indicators of faults:

Braking not feel right.
Noises when braking.
Physical signs such as shuddering or pulsating.

Common faults:

Cracked drums.
Greasy drums.
Excessive wear.

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