Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Brake Guides
This section will show you how to install brake upgrades and maintain your brake pads, brake lines, calipers and rotors. Are your brakes making noise or getting stuck? Our step-by-step walk-throughs will guide you to whatever is causing your brake problems. Nothing is more of a turnoff than to have great looking rims backed by squeaking or ugly brakes. Don't put the brakes on here - keep on reading!
How to Install Trailer Brake Controller
Trailer brakes aid your truck's braking system while towing. These brakes increase trailer stability and decrease wear on your truck's existing brakes.
How to Replace Parking Brake
The parking brake uses a pad/shoe much like the rest of your braking system. Not using the parking brake once the vehicle is parked will cause transmission wear.
How to Replace Brake Fluid
If your Silverado's brake pedals are reaching the floor, you might need to replace the brake fluid.
Stainless Steel Braided Brake Line Info
Reduced braking performance in your Chevy Silverado can be a result of old rubber brake lines. Upgrade your truck's lines to stainless steel for a firm, reliable pedal feel.
How to Swap Vacuum Brake Booster with Hydroboost System
If your unsatisfied with your Silverado's stopping power, convert your brake booster to a Hydroboost system.
How to Replace Brake Pads, Calipers, and Rotors
Stopping power in your Silverado is just as important as horsepower, if not more.
How to Replace Brake Line
Changing out your standard brake line to stainless steel units is commonplace these days. Time for an upgrade!
Brake Diagnostics Guide
Brake problems? This brief diagnostic guide will tell you what's going on with your truck's brakes based on the signs you are experiencing.