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Disc Brakes vs Drum Brakes

Disc Brakes vs Drum Brakes

If you want to be safe on the road, a well-maintained braking system is a must. Brake failure can occur to anyone, and it can lead to catastrophic vehicle accidents. That is why Endurance Auto Repair and Tire offers reliable brake inspections, maintenance, and repair services. Brake systems consist of many components, and they vary depending on whether you have drum brakes, disc brakes, or both. Drum Brakes Drum brakes are the traditional brake style. They are still used today, especially in older vehicles with simple brake designs. They’re a simple design, made with affordable materials. They operate by forcing the two shoes within the drum. As you press on the pedal, friction is produced to slow down your spinning wheels.  Disc Brakes Over the years, disc brakes came around with major improvements. Disc brake systems have brake calipers that clamp brake pads against the sides of the spinning disc. Before, drum brakes were capable of overheating. Disc brakes were create ... read more

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