Brake wheel cylinder replacement
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Citroen SM Brake wheel cylinder replacement
Do Citroen SM brake wheel cylinders need to be replaced?
If your Citroen SM has drum brakes then there may come a time when the brake wheel cylinders need to be replaced.
Some modern vehicles have brake drums on the rear and others have brake rotors on the front and rear. If your SM SM has brake drums you will have brake wheel cylinders located inside the brake drum.
The drum brakes on your Citroen have brake wheel cylinders that use pistons to push the brake shoe linings against the drums, which is how your car comes to a stop.
The brake wheel cylinders on your Citroen SM can wear out over time, seize or start to leak brake fluid, and will need to be replaced.
You may notice a spongy brake pedal, locked up brakes, brake fluid leak at wheels or the Citroen SM might not brake as well as it should. If this happens the brake wheel cylinders may need to be replaced.
When it’s time for your brake wheel cylinder replacement, it’s good to have AutoGuru on your side.