Auto Systems and Repair: Brake Shoes

Symptoms of Wear or Failure

  • Squeaking or grinding noise while braking
  • Vehicle pulls to one side while braking

Related Repair Advice

  • Brake shoes wear out over time and should be inspected periodically
  • Brake shoes can be damaged by defective brake drums and/or leaking wheel cylinders
  • We recommend resurfacing the brake drums when the brake shoes are replaced
  • Brake repairs are commonly offered at promotional prices that may be lower than the RepairPrice Estimate. Make sure you understand exactly which services are included/excluded in the advertised price.