RAY: Some lower-end models still use drum brakes
on the rear wheels to save money.
operate using two steel shoes with a friction material bonded or riveted onto the faces of the shoes.
3 engine, has disc and drum brakes
, all-round leaf spring suspension and can literally go anywhere.
on the rear axle and a parking brake provide stopping power.
Rear drum brakes
are used on the Hybrid, Lx, and DX models.
The company, which has its HQ in America and employs about 60,000 workers in 24 countries, makes disc brakes and drum brakes
for car companies.
The same principle could also be applied to drum brakes
We will shortly launch some initiatives at doing drum brakes
totally differently; we can cut costs 50 percent.
Standard features include front bumper, halogen headlights, hood-mounted cargo rack, electric start, hydraulic drum brakes
, and separate parking brake.
Front disc brakes and rear drum brakes
provide consistent braking performance in all climate conditions.
There is considerable controversy over whether acceptable asbestos-free substitute friction materials have been found for some vehicle brakes, in particular some of the larger passenger car/medium truck drum brakes
Using them in rear drum brakes
would therefore require redesigning the brake so that it could meet new-car partking-brake standards and not risk becoming overly susceptible to lockup once it wore in and became stronger, according to Robert LeFevre, manager of safety standards on General Motors Corp.