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Drum brakes are a type of braking system that contains a brake drum, brake shoes, wheel cylinders and hardware. Many older vehicles feature drum brakes in the rear and disc brakes in the front. Drum brakes function by using hydraulic pressure and wheel cylinders to push the brake shoes outward to ride on the inside of the brake drum surface. The friction between the shoes and drums is what slows the vehicle. It's always a good idea to replace the brake drums and hardware when changing your worn-out brake shoes. Shop Advance Auto Parts for all the drum brake parts you need!
Drum brakes look simple from a design standpoint, but they are a lot more complex with more hardware and moving parts. Prior to the 1970s, drum brakes on all four wheels were standard equipment - and through the 1990s, most vehicles still had drum brakes in the rear and discs in front.
Drum brakes are designed with a pan-shaped drum and a pair of curved shoes that expand internally and drag on the drum's lining. They feature a brake cylinder with a pushrod at each end, return springs, an adjusting wheel, clips and other hardware as part of the design. When you're replacing drum brake shoes, it's a good idea to replace all the hardware as well, since these parts will be compromised due to metal fatigue. Shop Advance Auto Parts for complete drum brake kits for your older vehicle. And of course, like all brake parts, drum brakes and hardware should be replaced in pairs and not separately.

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