Brake Shoes / Handbrake Shoes
Performing the same function as brake pads, brake shoes cup the brake disc and press inwards when the brakes are applied. They need replacing when they show signs of wear and tear as they are an intrinsic part of the safe braking system in the vehicle.
If you require a brake shoe our extensive range means that most makes and models are catered for so that you can easily source a replacement part which has been tested to all the required European and UK motoring standards.
Brake Shoes Buying Guide
Here is an explanation of the terms used to help you choose the right Brake Shoes for your vehicle
Brake Shoes are supplied in axle sets: generally 4 shoes per set.
Brake Shoes used in conjunction with the Handbrake.
A Lever attached to a Brake Shoe to which the Handbrake cable is attached.
Anti-lock Braking System.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are brake shoes?
Brake shoes are a component of a cars braking system and work in conjunction with other parts to slow or stop a vehicle.
How brake shoes work?
Brake shoes work by pressing on a brake drum to slow or stop the vehicle.
How to adjust drum brake shoes
It is possible to adjust drum brake shoes but as these are a critical part of a vehicles braking system it is important to ensure these are adjusted by qualified professionals.
How much to replace brake shoes?
We are unable to say how much brake shoe replacements cost, however, if you provide your vehicle registration number we will be able to advise which parts are required.