Rear Car Brakes

How To : Replace a car's rear disk brakes

If you're looking for a tutorial where mistakes are made but are used to help add experience, this is it. In this three part video tutorial, you'll find out how to replace a car's rear disk crakes using the right tools and know-how. This can be tricky, so pay attention, and tr ...more

How To : Replace your car's rear brake pad rotor

If you've been driving a car and constantly hear squeaking all the time, you would be wise to change your brakes. Not doing so can result in more damage to your car's brake pad rotor. If you have damaged it, then you're going to have to replace it as soon as possible. In this ...more

How To : Tune up the rear brakes on a Saturn S-Series car

One day, your car may break down and you won't be able to afford to hire a mechanic, so what do you do... you look on the web for some how-to vehicle repair videos and become your own car mechanic, that's what. You don't need any advanced training to perform repairs and simple ...more

How To : Change the rear brakes on a Ford Taurus

Changing the rear brakes on your car is an essential piece of maintenance that you can probably do yourself at home with a little help. Watch this video o learn how t o change the rear brakes on a Ford Taurus.

How To : Change the rear brakes on a Porsche 996

One of the most important things about a car are the brakes. They are there to help prevent any kind of accidents by helping decrease the speed of your vehicle. Without them, driving would very dangerous. So knowing how to replace old brakes with new ones is a really smart ide ...more

How To : Bleed rear brakes

In order to bleed your breaks, you will need the following: break fluid, a 10 mm socket wrench, and a wrench. First, find the brake reservoir and open it, removing the cap. Add fresh break fluid to the reservoir. You may need 2-3 containers of break fluid. You will need to ha ...more

How To : Replace the rear brake pads on an Infiniti G35

Infiniti is like no other car, it has emotion, it has soul, it inspires. There's a difference between being physically transported and emotionally moved, and you can tell them apart when you sit inside this magnificent automobile. Although the Infiniti is like a dream car, it ...more

How To : Replace rear brake pads

Learn how to change the brake pads on a car on your own with expert automotive tips in this free online auto repair and car maintenance video series. Part 1 of 24 - How to Replace rear brake pads. Replace rear brake pads - Part 2 of 24. Click through to watch this video on exp ...more

How To : Winterize your car brakes & ABS

For most people who deal with seasonal cold weather, it makes sense to prepare one's car brakes/ABS for the winter weather. Ed Kriston from AAA Mid-Atlantic discusses typical brakes and anti-lock brakes. Kriston goes over the general makeup of how brakes work and what componen ...more

How To : Bleed car brakes with a one-person brake bleeder

One day, your car may break down and you won't be able to afford to hire a mechanic, so what do you do... you look on the web for some how-to vehicle repair videos and become your own car mechanic, that's what. You don't need any advanced training to perform repairs and simple ...more

How To : Bleed your car brakes or flush the brake fluid

Bleeding out your brakes is an important maintenance step, allowing you to flush out air bubbles and replace old brake fluid. There are several methods of doing this: a.) a two-person pump and hold; b.) a one-person pump and hold; c.) vacuum method; d.) pressure method; e.) re ...more

How To : Replace rear disc brakes on any vehicle

Generally your front brakes provide 80% of your stopping power, so they tend to wear away more easily than your back brakes. But that doesn't mean your rear brakes don't suffer wear and tear as well. If your back brakes have been making squeling or squeaking sounds, then you' ...more

How To : Repair rear disc brakes on a 1998-2004 Dodge Intrepid

Good brakes are essential to safe driving. Keep your brakes in top condition by replacing the discs and shoes before they wear down. You can do this auto repair yourself by following the instructions in this video, which demonstartes the procedure on a 1998-2004 Dodge Intrepid.

How To : Install a rear facing newborn child car seat

The road can be a dangerous place at times, especially for infants and young ones. Car seats are crucial when driving newborns, but can be hard to set up. This video will show you how to make your car a safe place for your baby. Install a rear facing newborn child car seat. Cl ...more

How To : Adjust and align the brakes on a Nitro RC car

In this tutorial, we learn how to adjust and align the brakes on a Nitro RC car. It's very important to adjust and align your brakes so your RC car stays in top shape and doesn't get ruined while you are using it. Take the caliper out and see what the strength of it is, if it ...more

How To : Replace the rear wheel bearings on a Toyota car

Replacing the rear wheel bearings on a car is a great place to start for at-home mechanics, as you don't need to fully lift the car or work with any really complicated parts. This video will teach you everything you need to know to change out the rear wheel bearings on any Toy ...more

How To : Check the brakes and brake pads on your car

The mechanic highlights about, when and how to check your car brakes. The usual indications that denote the time to check your brakes are when there is a: sound emitted in your brake, feel in the brake, vibration effect while applying brakes, or may even hear squealer tab whic ...more

How To : Avoid rear-end collisions

Accidents are the worst. They're costly, time consuming and an all around pain in the butt. Rear-end collisions are among the most common types of accidents on the road. Take these simple precautions to avoid a rear-end collision. You Will Need: • A well-maintained vehicle ...more

How To : Service a Porsche 944

This video gives a step by step tutorial how to service a Porsche 944. The service is demonstrated on an S2, but most steps are very similar for other versions. The video has a German soundtrack but English subtitles are available at YouTube. Working under the car Remove engi ...more

How To : Drift in your car easily

In this Autos, Motorcycles & Planes video tutorial you will learn how to drift in your car easily. In this video Bryan Norris tells you about basic drift techniques and counter steering. While at high speed when you turn a corner, the car will start to spin. What you do now is ...more

How To : Install a brake upgrade on a Ford Mustang

In this tutorial, we learn how to perform a brake upgrade on a Ford Mustang. To begin, remove your lug nuts and jack up the rear of the vehicle. Next, remove the brake caliper and all bolts around it. Remove your brake pads and remove more bolts from the back as well. Now, tak ...more

How To : Avoid buying a “Lemon”

When it comes to used cars, it’s hard to make lemonade out of a lemon. So don’t get stuck with a piece of junk in the first place. You Will Need * A keen eye * A mechanic Step 1: Look inside Start with the interior. If there’s lots of wear-and-tear on what you can plainly see ...more

How To : Jack up a car safely

Everyone should know how to use the jack that comes with his or her car. Try this at home so if you ever get a flat, you'll know where the jack is and how to use it to fix that tire. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to jack up a car safely. Park the car on level grou ...more

How To : Practice motorcycle safety

Motorcycle fatalities are on the rise. Make sure you're doing all you can to protect yourself. Practice good motorcycle safety. You Will Need * A license * A helmet * Protective clothing * Extreme caution * Reflective tape and stickers * A license * A helmet * Protective clot ...more

How To : Fix a brake light on a Ford Focus 2003

Give me a break! Better yet, give me a working brake light on my 2003 Ford Focus! OK, if that's what you want, this video is going to show you how to get it. Follow the steps and see how to take that burned out bulb out of the car and replace it with a new, working one. This t ...more

How To : Check the brake pads on a 2008 Kawasaki Ninja 250

In this tutorial, we learn how to check the brake pads on a 2008 Kawasaki Ninja 250. First, check the thickness of the brake pads on the car to see if they are thick enough. The rear pad is surrounded by a gold piece called the "shoe" and the rotor. The front pad has to be ins ...more

How To : Replace warped brake rotors on your car

If the steering wheel on your car shakes when you apply pressure to the brakes, you probably have warped brake rotors. In this video, you'll learn how to access your brake rotors, remove them, and install new working ones on your front brakes.

How To : Install a stage 1 speaker package in a BMW X5

This video series goes over installing a stage 1 speaker package in a '00-'06 BMW X5 (E53). This consists of front and rear speakers (all 10 drivers in the car), rear mid base and rear mid range. Video one starts with the rear door panel removal, two covers front door panel re ...more

How To : Max out your MPG to get great mileage

Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. Search Systm on WonderHowTo for more DIY episode ...more

How To : Max out your MPG & save gas

Gas is over $4.00 a gallon all over San Francisco, so this video is all about proven methods to get more MPG from your car, from changing the air filter to giving up on using your brakes.

How To : Stop sudden unintended acceleration by your Toyota

Popular Mechanics' Senior Auto Editor Mike Allen shows you how to safely stop your car if you become the victim of sudden unintended acceleration. DO • Brake. Brake once, don't pump or ride the brakes. This will only heat up the brake pads, potentially overheating them and ma ...more

How To : Drive a manual car

This is a presentation from WatchMojo detailing the operation of a manual/standard automobile. Explanation includes the placement of pedals listed from left to right as the clutch, the brake, and the gas. There is also an explanation on the gearshift which includes a diagram o ...more

How To : Change light bulbs in your automobile

There are dozens of light bulbs on your vehicle, illuminating everything to the road in front to the license plate in the rear, and for all of the modern technologies given us, most automotive bulbs are essentially the same as on out grandfather's car. So, it's no wonder why b ...more

How To : Pass a California DMV Driving Test

If all things go well, you'll only have to take your road test once. That's the goal: to ace your test on the first try and then start driving on your own. Granted, it's a nerve-racking experience, but keep in mind that the California Department of Motor Vehicles wants you to ...more

How To : Build a car with Class-A surfacing in Studio Tools

This session is tailor-made for advanced Studio users aiming to achieve ultimate quality surface creation. This in-depth tutorial goes through the build up of a sports car exterior at Class-A surfacing standard using the Autodesk (Alias) Studio tools. Class A Surfacing is the ...more

How To : Install the rear brake hose on your mountain bike

While the front brakes get all the love and attention, the back brakes of your mountain bike are nearly just as important and more difficult to install. You have to run the hose all the way across the bike without it getting in the way of your feet or any other parts of the bi ...more

How To : Top up your car's brake fluid

Your brakes won't work if the fluid level is too low. Haynes, the world's leading publisher of car manuals, shows you how easy it is to top it up. Top up your car's brake fluid. Click through to watch this video on youtube.com

How To : Fill your car's brake fluid

Brake fluid is used in hydraulic brake systems to help apply immediate force to the brakes when you step on the pedal. It's essential for your road safety to use the correct type of brake fluid and keep it at the recommended level at all times. So fill your car's brake fluid w ...more

How To : Change the brake pads on your car

In this video, we learn how to change the brake pads on your car. First, raise your car up on a jack, then remove your caliper. Set all the bolts aside, and make sure not to lose them and remember where each bolt goes. Now, pop the caliper lose with a screwdriver to pop it ope ...more

How To : Replacing a rear axle U joint

Rear axle U joints and how to remove and replace them. Learn about universal joint replacement on a car's rear axle in this free car repair video. Part 1 of 15 - How to Replacing a rear axle U joint. Replacing a rear axle U joint - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this vid ...more

How To : Change the brake pads on a 2003 Honda Pilot

In this tutorial, we learn how to change the brake pads on a 2003 Honda Pilot. First, take off the bolts around the caliper on the rotor. Next, take your caliper straight off and rest it somewhere. Now remove your brake pads from the bracket using a screwdriver. Replace the ol ...more

How To : Replace drum brakes with disc brakes on a 79 F150

A complete step by step automotive installation video on how to change a '79 F150 truck from drums to rear disc brakes. Disc brakes are newer technology that provide more stopping power and easier maintenance than older drum brakes. If you have a Dana 70 (1979 F150), bring it ...more

How To : Brake on a bicycle

This how-to video demonstrates the proper procedure for coming to a stop on a bicycle. The rear and front brakes have different degrees of effectiveness, with the front being more powerful. Be sure to keep your weight back to keep yourself from going over. Be careful of skiddi ...more

How To : Winterize car tires

Use snow tires in the winter. Special patterns in the tread encourage the tires to grip the road better than regular tires. Snow tires are especially helpful if your car has rear wheel drive to discourage fish tailing. Choose all-season tires for your car. All-season tires ha ...more

How To : Change front brake pads and rotors

Changing brakes to a car is just as important as it is to changing the oil. Both are required to ensure that you have a safe, working vehicle. Brakes are especially important since no brakes=no stopping. So in this video tutorial, you'll be taken through the process of chaging ...more

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