Honda Brakes Buying Guide
How They Work. It's simple. Step on the brake pedal in your Honda vehicle, and it slows down. Step on it long enough, and it eventually stops. What brake systems do to make that happen, however, is more complicated.
Your ride's master brake cylinder acts first. It pushes brake fluid down hoses and lines to the brake calipers, which clamp brake pads onto brake rotors. (If you're driving an older model, it may press brake shoes to brake drums instead.) The pads and rotors (alternatively, shoes and drums) create friction during contact. This friction does the slowing and stopping. Newer vehicles may also get help from control modules or wheel speed sensors.
How You Tell When to Replace Them. Look for the symptoms. A brake warning light is one of the most obvious. Other signs include abnormal brake shuddering and noise and an overly low or soft-feeling brake pedal. There are worse symptoms yet. They include reduced brake grip, taking longer to stop, and pulling sideways unintentionally when braking. The most serious sign of brake problems, however, is grinding. It often indicates brakes gone bad, with real-time rotor damage happening because of degraded brake pads.
Think you need new ones? Do a thorough inspection to be sure. If you need to order parts, be sure you buy genuine.
Why Buy Brake Parts from Honda OEM Parts Online?
Aftermarket brakes and parts, however, may not always be up to Honda quality standards; they may not fit or work as well as OE; and they may not give you the peace of mind that brakes with warranty support would.
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