Car workshops that offer the service Brake drum replacement

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            Brake drums are currently applied only on the rear axle and are not easy to replace. If you notice that the rear brakes are weaker or the parking brake is less efficient than before, you should have the drum braking system inspected. Replacing drums requires specialist tools. This is why it should be done by a specialized garage. Changing drums requires also changing the brake shoes and - in many car models - also the wheel bearings. Find out more about the service

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            Brake drum replacement

            Tips

            • Brake drum elements should always be replaced in pairs
            • The useful life of drums depends on your driving style and ranges between 100 and 150 thousand kilometres
            • After replacement, the braking system should be vented and checked

            Scope of services

            • Removing the wheels
            • Removing the drums - in some cars - also the wheel bearings
            • Changing the brake shoes
            • Venting the braking system
            • Fitting new drums/wheel bearings
            • Refitting the wheels
            • Checking if the braking system operates properly

            Service Description

            When should brake drums be changed?

            Changing brake drums is a complicated procedure requiring specialist tools and knowledge about how brake drums are built and operate. They must be changed when the thickness of their working surface goes down below the value impressed on each drum. They may also need replacing if damaged by brake discs unchanged when required.

            How are brake drums changed?

            Changing a brake drum requires removing a wheel and disassembling the drum, which is frequently connected with removing the wheel bearing, and, consequently, replacing brake shoes. This, in turn, requires disassembling and reassembling the brake shoe adjuster lever.

            The parking brake, also referred to as the hand brake, generally operates by means of drum brakes. This is why it must be disconnected from the shoes and then properly fitted back in place and adjusted. A wheel bearing removed together with a wheel is usually unfit for further use and requires changing.

            Finally, one must not forget to check the level of the braking fluid in the brake fluid reservoir on the brake pump. It is also worth to check the boiling point of the brake fluid by means of a special tester. The whole procedure should be followed by a test drive and a brake test on a diagnostic path.

            What else to keep in mind?

            The useful life of brake drums depends largely on your driving style, but generally, one set of drums should run for approximately 100-150 thousand kilometres. This is why a good idea is to choose good quality drums to avoid having to go through the above procedure too often.

            FAQ

            What is the average cost of providing Brake drum replacement in car workshops?

            The cost of Brake drum replacement ranges from 200 HRK to 300 HRK. The average cost of Brake drum replacement is 250 HRK. Remember that the final price of the service is influenced by many factors, including car brand and model, the level of complexity of activities and the location of components that require replacement or repair. Therefore, a set of spare parts should be added to the total price of the service Brake drum replacement. You will know the cost of purchasing a part when arranging the service Brake drum replacement in the selected workshop.

            What is the scope of the service Brake drum replacement?

            The Brake drum replacement service consists of the following activities:
            • Skidanje kotača
            • Uklanjanje bubnjeva - u nekim automobilima i ležaje kotača
            • Promjena kočionih obloga
            • Prozračivanje kočnog sustava
            • Montaža novih bubnjeva / ležaja kotača
            • Ponovno postavljanje kotača
            • Provjera ispravnosti rada kočionog sustava 

            What should I know, and what are the recommendations for Brake drum replacement?

            While doing Brake drum replacement service, keep the following in mind:
            • Kočione bubnjeve uvijek treba zamijeniti u paru
            • Uporabni vijek bubnjeva ovisi o Vašem načinu vožnje i varira između 100 i 150 tisuća kilometara
            • Nakon zamjene, kočni sustav treba prozračiti i pregledati
            • Inter cars webshop

            What car workshop networks offer Brake drum replacement?

            Car workshop networks that offer Brake drum replacement are: Bosch Service, Q-Service, Vulco

            Are there car workshops that offer the possibility of online booking for the service Brake drum replacement?

            You can choose one of the 746 car workshops offering the service of Brake drum replacement, for which you will arrange the service via the online form. After submitting the form, the selected car workshop will contact you and set the details and date.

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