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Brake Relining Quiz
by Staff
Brake relining isn't too difficult if you have the proper tools and direction. How knowledgeable are you on brake relining? Take this quiz and find out!

What is a signal that you might need to reline your brakes?

  • Squeaky brakes
  • Leaky brakes
  • None of the above

What is the most common form of brake maintenance?

  • Brake relining
  • Brake pad replacement
  • Brake bleeding

In physics terms, what do brake pads do to a car's kinetic energy?

  • Brake pads reverse a car's kinetic energy
  • Brake pads turn a car's kinetic energy into heat energy
  • None of the above

What does brake relining involve?

  • Replacing the friction pads
  • Replacing the brake calipers
  • Replacing the brake pistons

Brake relining usually occurs with which brakes?

  • The front brake
  • The rear brakes
  • Both the front and rear brakes

How do you know when it is time to replace the brake shoes?

  • If there's less than 1/4 inch of friction material
  • If there's less than 1 inch of friction material
  • If there is less than 1/2 inch of friction material

What is another term for smoothing out brake rotors?

  • Sanding brake rotors
  • Turning brake rotors
  • None of the above

Which of the following is a sign that you need to replace your brake discs?

  • Grooves in the metal
  • Variations in thickness
  • Dull surface
  • All of the above

What is the first step in relining brakes?

  • Jack up the front on the car
  • Remove the brake pads
  • Remove the brake discs
  • Park the car and set the parking break

After the car is parked and jacked, what's the first thing you need to remove?

  • One of the front wheels
  • The front calipers
  • The brake pads