The importance of replacing Brake Fitting Kits – Apec Bulletin

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Old worn out-parts causes:

  • Tension of springs significantly reduced.
  •  The old parts break or are lost.

 

Old worn out-parts increases the risk of:

  • Brake noise (the brake pads and clip rattle}.
  • Unequal and disproportionate wear on the brake pads and a risk of damaging the disc.
  • Unequal brake effect which reduces brake stability and safety.

 

Old worn out-parts causes:

  • Tension of springs significantly reduced.
  • The old parts break or are lost.

Old worn out-parts increases the risk of:

 

  • Brake noise (the brake shoes rattle}.
  • Unequal brake effect which reduces brake stability and safety.
  • The brake shoes drag on the drum, which is damaged.

Poor handbrake performance:

  • If you have an adjuster bar fitted, check for wear at abutment point with shoe as this can cause poor adjustment.
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