The hydraulic assembly is a series of electro-hydraulic valves that regulate individual brake line pressure at the wheels or axle. Modulation can occur as many as 15 times per second. This action helps prevent wheel lock up and maintains vehicle control.
How Do Brakes Work?
- Brake System Operation
- Apply System
- Power Brake Booster
- Master Cylinder Assembly
- Brake Fluid
- Hoses & Steel
- Balance Control - Warning System
- Caliper Assembly
- Brake Pads and Shoes
- Rotor Assembly - Rear Drum Brake Assembly
- Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
- Computer Module
- Hydraulic Assembly
- Wheel Speed Sensor
- Problems and Solutions
- Online FAQ
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1. Replacement brake parts are required to meet Federal Safety Standards.
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2. You should have your brakes inspected every:
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3. Lack of lubrication is always the reason for squeaking brakes.
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4. Quality rotors should not get hot.
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5. When your brakes are repaired, the same parts are used as the parts that were on the vehicle when you purchased it from the dealer.