Learn the basics of Calipers, whether for your Passenger Vehicle or your Truck, including maintenance, tools & equipment, material, how to- and when to change.
Resources Manufacturers make brake calipers for specific vehicle models, trim levels, and year. Because these calipers are made to last for the life of a vehicle, it’s unusual to replace them. Therefore, cost information is more limited. Let’s look at what you can expect. We’ll
Resources Even if you know about brake calipers, you may think a brake caliper is a brake caliper, that they’re all the same. But, you’d be wrong. Brake calipers vary based on a vehicle’s purpose. Single-piston Calipers Single-piston design dominated early hydraulic calipers. The caliper
Resources Brake calipers provide the ‘muscle’ needed to stop a vehicle. Calipers are one of the three main components of a car or truck’s brake system. Brake Calipers Overview The brake caliper works with the brake rotor and brake pads applying friction against the wheels,
Resources Only one of the primary components of a vehicle’s braking system doesn’t need regular maintenance. Brake calipers are not engineered or manufactured to need regular care. But the other two maintenance items, the brake pads and brake rotors must be maintained. Brake pads need
Resources Modern disc brake systems work with the coordinated effort of three primary components. These components are the brake pads, the brake caliper, and the brake rotor or disc. The brake caliper is the muscle. Brake Calipers Purpose Brake calipers house the brake pads. They