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Monthly Archives: September 2020

The Anatomy of Your Brakes

The Anatomy of Your Brakes

Do you know the anatomy of your brakes? Do you know how your brakes work so they can stop your car? Without getting too technical, the Larry’s Independent Service team in Mission Viejo, CA wants to share information about your braking system and why it is so important to keep them in good repair. First, let’s list all of the brake parts: Brake pedal Brake booster Master cylinder Brake lines and hoses Brake fluid Brake calipers and pistons Brake pads or brake shoes Brake rotors or disc drums ABS (anti-lock brake system) control module Wheel speed sensors Second, let’s show how all of these brake parts work together: <iframe width="560" height="315" src="" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe> Third, let’s explain ... read more


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