- September 26, 2016
- In Brakes
What is it?
A device for slowing or stopping a moving vehicle, typically by applying pressure to the wheels.
Where is it located?
Modern cars have brakes on all four wheels, operated by a hydraulic system. The brakes may be disc type or drum type.
Indicators of faults:
Brake warning light
Screeching, grinding or rubbing noises.
Vibration in the pedal or steering wheel.
A burning smell.
Defects or failure in brake pads, cylinder, shock absorbers.
Low brake fluid.