Chevrolet Equinox Front Caliper Bolt Or Pin
About front caliper bolt or pin
The brake calliper bolt is a metal pin or bar similar to a tube that will protect both the brake hose and the brake calliper. The brake calliper, meanwhile, is an device that will move the brake pads down the brake rotor surface to slow the car down. It has two hinged legs that look like a pair of compasses in turned out points or in turned in.
What is the purpose of front caliper bolt or pin?
The main function of the caliper bolt on the disc brake is to secure the caliper brake hose in place.
How front caliper bolt or pin works?
The fluid will be forced into the caliper as you apply the brake, which would drive a piston into a brake pad, and the pad into the rotating disc, which is called a rotor. This is when the magic is going to happen. Since the rotor would block the piston's movement, the caliper itself would slip back into the car along two small rails called guide pins.