Brake Relining Quiz

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Brake relining isn't too difficult if you have the proper tools and direction. How knowledgeable are you on brake relining? Take this quiz and find out!

What is a signal that you might need to reline your brakes?

When your brakes squeak, it's a sign that you might need to reline them. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/brakes/brake-repair/brake-relining.htm">How Brake Relining Works</a>

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What is the most common form of brake maintenance?

Brake relining is actually one of the most common kinds of brake maintenance. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/brakes/brake-repair/brake-relining.htm">How Brake Relining Works</a>

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In physics terms, what do brake pads do to a car's kinetic energy?

In physics terms, brake pads turn a car's kinetic energy into heat energy. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/brakes/brake-repair/brake-relining.htm">How Brake Relining Works</a>

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What does brake relining involve?

Brake relining just means replacing the friction pads. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/brakes/brake-repair/brake-relining.htm">How Brake Relining Works</a>

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Brake relining usually occurs with which brakes?

Brake relining usually occurs with the front brakes. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/brakes/brake-repair/brake-relining.htm">How Brake Relining Works</a>

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How do you know when it is time to replace the brake shoes?

If there's less than 1/4 inch of friction material, it's about time to replace the brake shoes. If there's less than 1/8 inch, you have no time to waste -- the lack of friction material could be dangerous. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/brakes/brake-repair/brake-relining.htm">How Brake Relining Works</a>

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What is another term for smoothing out brake rotors?

Another term for smoothing out brake rotors is turning brake rotors. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/brakes/brake-repair/brake-relining.htm">How Brake Relining Works</a>

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Which of the following is a sign that you need to replace your brake discs?

An uneven surface, a dull surface, grooves or gouges in the metal, variations in thickness and more are all signs that the brake discs need to be replaced. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/brakes/brake-repair/brake-relining.htm">How Brake Relining Works</a>

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What is the first step in relining brakes?

First things first: Park the car and jack up the front. Remember to set the parking break. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/brakes/brake-repair/brake-relining.htm">How Brake Relining Works</a>

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After the car is parked and jacked, what's the first thing you need to remove?

After the car is parked and jacked, the first step is removing one of the front wheels. <a href="http://auto.howstuffworks.com/auto-parts/brakes/brake-repair/brake-relining.htm">How Brake Relining Works</a>

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