Article explaining why bus brake noise signifies a serious problem and an unsafe vehicle. Brake noise is usually due to fit difficulties with the suspension and brake spider. Discusses various reasons for brake noise such as: poor shoe-to-drum fit, bad spiders, loose cam shaft bushings and anchor pins, and excess cam shaft end play. Brake linings also play an important role since some are much noisier than others. The article goes on to discuss linings and drums, brake shoes, other causes of noise, and bonded linings.

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    Friendship Publications, Incorporated

    West 2627 Providence, P.O. Box 1472
    Spokane, WA  United States  99210-1472
  • Authors:
    • Walker, C R
  • Publication Date: 1991-3

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  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 56-58
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  • Accession Number: 00607245
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 30 1991 12:00AM