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Westport Tire Center provides Rear Drum Brake Repair services to Westport, MA, Fall River, MA, New Bedford, MA, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 120 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Rear Drum Brake Repair Services at Westport Tire Center

Some brake systems use rear drum brakes instead of rear disc brakes. Drum brake components consist of brake drums, shoes, wheel cylinders, and hardware including springs and self-adjusters. The brake shoes sit against the drum until the brakes are applied. Once applied, brake fluid pushes the wheel cylinders against the brake shoes, which in turn press against the brake drum and create the friction required to stop your vehicle. When you let off the brakes, the springs return the brake shoes back to their original position. This self-adjusting system helps keep the brake shoes in position when the brakes are not applied. As the brake shoes gradually become worn, the self-adjuster compensates for the worn area by adjusting the original position of the brake shoe so that it is closer to the brake drum. Because rear drum brakes serve an important role in slowing your vehicle, it is wise to get them repaired and replaced as necessary.



Why Should You Have Rear Drum Brake Repair Services Performed at Westport Tire Center?

During use, rear drum brakes create a serious amount of heat and friction that can degrade brake components over time. Grinding, screeching, or squealing noises signal worn brake shoes rubbing against the brake drum. Worn springs and an insufficiently lubricated self-adjuster can cause brake shoes to wear down quickly. Rapid and excessive wear may also point to problems with other components. Wheel cylinders that do not receive adequate brake fluid and worn springs that are unable to return brake shoes to their original position are both contributors to worn brake shoes and inevitable rear brake repairs. Because driving on worn rear drum brakes can endanger the life of yourself and other passengers, it is important to repair your brakes as needed. Our rear drum brake repair service can help. We cover rear drum brakes and accompanying components--like brake shoes, wheel cylinders, springs, and self-adjusters--to help ensure maximum drum brake performance.

We proudly service the Rear Drum Brake Repair needs of customers in Westport, MA, Fall River, MA, New Bedford, MA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Fall River MA | New Bedford MA | Westport MA | and surrounding areas

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Westport Tire Inc.

Westport Tire Inc. is a pillar of the community. Westport Tire Inc. is a leader in offering new name brand tires, quality used tires, auto repair, oil changes, brake services, alignments and exhaust service for customers located in and around the Westport, Massachusetts area. Our goal is to focus on customer service. It is the foundation of our business. Westport Tire Inc. employs a well-trained staff specializing in the sale and installation of passenger cars, light truck and SUV tires. Complete under-car services, such as oil changes, brakes, shocks, struts, alignments, exhaust replacement or repairs, and transmission fluid flush for both foreign and domestic vehicles are readily available at competitive prices. Take this opportunity to browse Westport Tire Inc. website or call our store for personalized service.

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Address: 718 State Road
Westport, MA 02790

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