What do the brake shoes do? The brake shoes are what contact the brake drums when the brake pedal is depressed. They are located at the rear of the vehicle inside of the brake drum. How do you know you need brake shoes replaced? There is a grinding noise from rear when the brake pedal is depressed There is a squealing noise when brake pedal is depressed How are the brake shoes replaced by a mobile mechanic? The wheel is removed The rear brake drum is removed The brake shoes are removed and replaced with the new ones The brake drum is reinstalled The wheel is reinstalled and torqued to specification How important is having your brake shoes replaced? The brake shoes are what assist in the braking of the vehicle. If they are not performing their function properly the entire braking system is compromised
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How it Works
Get an instant online price for most maintenance and tire services. For repairs, you can book a service call and a mechanic will diagnose the concern and give you a quote, on-site. If you would like a quote before we see the vehicle, you can Request a Quote in as little as 60 seconds and receive your quote by email or phone, usually within 1 business hour.
Book a Time
After selecting your service(s) (or a diagnostic), simply select a day & time that works best for you and we will dispatch our best-suited technician or mechanic, based on your vehicle & needs. You will receive a confirmation email with the details and a reminder email/SMS as well. Auto care has never been easier!
Once the technician arrives, they will explain the work order, what they will be doing and then begin work on your vehicle. In most cases, a complementary Digital Vehicle Inspection will be completed so you can have peace of mind that your vehicle is in good condition or what may need to be addressed in the future.