BRAKELIGHT: 1997 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

BRAKELIGHT: 1997 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

brakelight-sept-2013A customer came with a 1997 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pick-up and said he thought he needed front brakes. We signed him up for our free brake check and diagnosis and I turned the keys over to my tech. My tech took a short test drive and said the brakes felt really funny! A little while later, the tech came into the office and said: “You have to see this!” The tech said that there was fluid coming from the left rear wheel when he put the car on the lift. I went into the shop and saw that when the left rear drum was pulled, almost everything inside fell on the floor in about a pint of brake fluid.

— Harry Leibowitz, Mr. Tire, Reisterstown, MD

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