Here Is How Car Brakes Work

Multi link front car suspension, with brake

Braking is one of the most critical function of the car. An average user applies brakes about 200 times in a day. The basic principle is very similar to a bicycle brake where pads rub against wheel rim to create friction. ABS systems are a bit more complicated but have overtaken the basic systems. The video below explains how the car brakes work.



  1. goodcarsforteens Reply

    Yes rear brakes alone can stop a car bt the distance for braking will increase to more than double as most of the braking is done by front brakes only due to mass transfer

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