Brakes: Buying Guide and FAQ
What Do Brakes Do?
Slow down and stop your vehicle's wheels and tires completely. To do that, many parts must work together to generate friction.
How Many and What Types of Brakes are There?
Two -- disc and drum systems.
How Do Brakes Work?
You press your brake pedal, brake pistons traverse the master brake cylinder's bore, brake fluid gets pressurized, and it flows through a series of brake hoses and lines. In drum brakes, brake shoes fasten to brake drums. In disc brakes, brake rotors fasten to brake calipers with brake pads attached.
How Long Do Brakes Last?
That depends. To figure out the answer, you'll have to inspect all the parts.
What are the Signs Brakes Need to be Replaced?
Perhaps the most obvious: dashboard warning lights, shuddering, and pulling sideways when braking. Otherwise, if your brake pedal that feels too low or soft, your brakes grip more weakly than usual, or it takes longer to slow and stop. Also: grinding and other abnormal brake noises.
When Should Brakes be Changed Otherwise?
If you inspect the brake pedal, fluid, lines, hoses, assemblies, and parking brake and the inspection's results call for it. Before buying parts, be sure you're getting the genuine article.
Why Buy Genuine Mitsubishi Brakes?
They'll fit the car or SUV you drive right from the factory, guaranteed. That's a promise that the aftermarket can't always make.
Where Can I Order OEM Brake Parts for My Mitsubishi Online?
From our auto parts store's catalog. You can browse it by model and year to find what's compatible with your ride more quickly. Buy them now, and we'll ship and deliver them to your door in no time.
No results found for "brake, brake pad, brake rotor, brake caliper, brake shoe". Here are some helpful search tips:
- Search by a part name. Example: water pump.
- Be less specific. Example: brake instead of ceramic brake.
- Remove information such as make, year or model.
- Can't find the part you are looking for? Contact us and we'll find it for you!