Common Symptoms of a Damaged or Faulty Brake Shoes

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Among the various parts of your car, the brakes are considered one of the most important components because it is directly related to the safety of the car and its occupants. The brake system of your car consists of many sub-systems and among them, the brake shoe is the friction element, which helps in the stopping of the car. However, if the brake shoes of your car get damaged, then it will affect the safety of the occupants of the car. Go through the slide to know about the common symptoms of a damaged or faulty brake shoes.

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Common Symptoms of a Damaged or Faulty Brake Shoes

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Brake shoes are the friction element of your car mostly used in the automotive braking system.

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They are the cured friction plates that can press against the inside of the brake drums to stop the cars by slower the wheels.

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Thus, the brake shoes are used to slow the car using the friction and contact, so it will wear out over time and need immediate replacement.

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When the brake shoes of your car are damaged or begin to have problems, it will produce many symptoms to alert the driver about this potential problem.

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Here are the symptoms you will notice in a damaged or faulty brake shoes:-

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Abnormal noises

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The abnormal noises are the first symptoms produced When the brake shoes of your car are starting to go out.

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The excessive worn or dusty brake shoes of your car will produce abnormal noises like scraping sounds and squeak sounds.

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When you depress or release the brake pedals to take your car to the forward motion, at that time it will produce abnormal noises.

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Reduce the brake response

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Another common symptom of a damaged or faulty brake shoes are the reduction of brake responses.

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If you find that the brake shoes of your car have become excessively worn or overheated, it can reduce the capacity of your car to slow down.

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As a result, your car takes longer to stop when you apply the brakes especially during the high speed or heavy braking situations.

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Loose parking brakes

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Loose parking brakes of your car are another symptoms of a damaged or faulty brake shoe in your car.

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Thus, your car is generally equipped with drum brakes. When you engaged the brakes, the car is totally held by the brake shoes.

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If the brake shoes of your car are worn out or dusty, it unable to hold the weight of the car. As a result, your car will sag or roll when you apply the parking brakes.

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Conclusion

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Brake shoes are mostly found in the modern cars and carry the friction lining which is used with the drum brake system to slow down the car.

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It is mostly used to slow down the car, if you find that the brake shoes of your car having any problem, then inspect it bt a professional technician.

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By inspecting it by a reputed mechanic, you can determine that the brake shoes of your need repair or replacement.

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