What do the wheel cylinders do? The wheel cylinders act the same way on the rear as a caliper does on the front. When the brake pedal is depressed the wheel cylinder pushes against the brake shoes to slow the vehicle to a stop How do you know you need wheel cylinders replaced or repaired? The brake pedal is harder to depress than normal There is brake fluid leaking from cylinder The cylinder not moving freely How are the wheel cylinders replaced by a mobile mechanic? The wheel is removed The brake drum is removed to gain access to the wheel cylinder The steel brake line is removed from the backside of the wheel cylinder ? The wheel cylinder is removed and the new one is installed The brake drum is reinstalled The brake system is bled of air The wheel is reinstalled and torqued to specification How important is having your wheel cylinders replaced? If the wheel cylinders arent performing properly it may cause the brake pedal to go to the floor when it is depressed causing very poor braking performance.
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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.
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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.