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(740) 282-5271   (800) 734-4659
720 N. Court Street, Steubenville, OH 43952

Johnny's Tire & Auto Service provides Rear Drum Brake Repair services to Steubenville, OH, Wintersville, WV, Weirton, WV, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 120 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Rear Drum Brake Repair Services at Johnny's Tire & Auto Service

Some brake systems use rear drum brakes instead of rear disc brakes. Drum brake components consist of brake drums, shoes, wheel cylinders, and hardware including springs and self-adjusters. The brake shoes sit against the drum until the brakes are applied. Once applied, brake fluid pushes the wheel cylinders against the brake shoes, which in turn press against the brake drum and create the friction required to stop your vehicle. When you let off the brakes, the springs return the brake shoes back to their original position. This self-adjusting system helps keep the brake shoes in position when the brakes are not applied. As the brake shoes gradually become worn, the self-adjuster compensates for the worn area by adjusting the original position of the brake shoe so that it is closer to the brake drum. Because rear drum brakes serve an important role in slowing your vehicle, it is wise to get them repaired and replaced as necessary.



Why Should You Have Rear Drum Brake Repair Services Performed at Johnny's Tire & Auto Service?

During use, rear drum brakes create a serious amount of heat and friction that can degrade brake components over time. Grinding, screeching, or squealing noises signal worn brake shoes rubbing against the brake drum. Worn springs and an insufficiently lubricated self-adjuster can cause brake shoes to wear down quickly. Rapid and excessive wear may also point to problems with other components. Wheel cylinders that do not receive adequate brake fluid and worn springs that are unable to return brake shoes to their original position are both contributors to worn brake shoes and inevitable rear brake repairs. Because driving on worn rear drum brakes can endanger the life of yourself and other passengers, it is important to repair your brakes as needed. Our rear drum brake repair service can help. We cover rear drum brakes and accompanying components--like brake shoes, wheel cylinders, springs, and self-adjusters--to help ensure maximum drum brake performance.

We proudly service the Rear Drum Brake Repair needs of customers in Steubenville, OH, Wintersville, WV, Weirton, WV, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Steubenville OH | Weirton WV | Wintersville WV | and surrounding areas

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Johnny's Tire & Auto Service

Johnny's Tire & Auto Service located at 720 North Court Street Steubenville, OH 43952 provides quality auto repair products and tire services to customers in Steubenville OH, Wintersville OH, Weirton WV, and a short drive from Pittsburg PA. Johnny's Tire & Auto Service is the leading seller of Steubenville OH tires in Steubenville, Ohio for these tire brands MICHELIN® and Goodyear and offer some great discounts on them. Johnny's Tire & Auto Service also offers services in Tires, Steubenville OH Auto Repair, Wheels for the communities of Steubenville, Ohio, Wintersville, Ohio, and Weirton, West Virginia. Give Johnny's Tire & Auto Service a call at (740) 282-5271 or contact us online to schedule an appointment today!

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Phone: (740) 282-5271
Fax: (740) 282-7443
Address: 720 North Court Street
Steubenville, OH 43952

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