on a car allow the vehicle to slow down and eventually come to a full stop.
Braking is possible thanks to the brake pads
, which are located into the calipers and which are pressed onto the brake discs
. Disc brakes
are generally located at the front.
At the rear however, most cars have drum brakes. Drum brakes
work with brake lining which is fitted into the brake drum
. The wheel brake cylinder is the car parts which allows the brake fluid to press the brake shoes
against the drums.