Recommended periodicity: each 24 000 km of run or 12 months.
At work of brake shoes the brake dust which contains asbestos is formed, unhealthy therefore when cleaning brake shoes do not use the compressed air and do not inhale a dust.
For cleaning of brake mechanisms use only a special cleaner of brakes.
In addition to the established intervals it is necessary to check brakes at each removal of a wheel or at suspicion on existence of defects.
The main signs of malfunctions of brakes are:
– car withdrawal in one party at intensive braking;
– the increased brake way;
– a strong squealing sound when braking;
– leakages of brake liquid, usually on an internal part of the tire or a wheel.
Brake shoes of disk brakes have the built-in indicators of wear which at limiting wear of brake shoes publish a squealing or extraneous (scratching) sound when braking. In this case immediately replace brake shoes, the brake disk otherwise will be damaged.