Repairing Brake Systems

Car Mechanic Simulator 2015 - Diagnostics & Repairs

Diagnosing & repairing brake systems in Car Mechanic Simulator 2015 can be fast and easy, providing you know what to look for and where. Best of all it doesn't even require upgrade tools or tests to make the job quick and easy.

Detailed guide to diagnosing and repairing brake systems in Car Mechanic Simulator 2015.

General Brake Repair Tips

There are only a few places brake parts hide. And there are a few tests that can help you figure out which parts are faulty. But you know, that's not the fastest and easiest way to figure out what is wrong with brakes.

First off, look under the hood. You'll quickly spot 1-3 parts of interest. The Brake Servo and possibly an ABS Pump & ABS Module. If you can't tell on visual inspection if they are faulty, pop them off and you'll know the moment they hit your inventory. Now toss those parts back on. If any of them are trashed, replace them with new ones.

Always check the repair order as you go along. This can prevent you from spending extra time checking things only to discover that you've already found all the defects.

Go wheel by wheel now, especially with fast unbolt and fast dissassembly this doesn't take long. Once the wheel is off you'll be able to see most of the parts, though if we are talking drum brakes, you'll want to pop off the drum too. With disc brakes you'll want to pop off the calliper to get a better look at the brake pad.

Once the wheel is off it is simple and quick to pull all the brake parts. The moment they hit your inventory you'll know if they are the problem part. Check below for details on each part of the brake system and for details on variances between vehicles.

Servo, Pump, ABS

Depending on the vehicle, it may have one or all of these systems. For example the Rex does have the ABS Pump, ABS Module and a Brake Servo. If a vehicle has ABS it always has both of the ABS parts, and probably the Servo as well.

The one vehicle that does stand out as different is the Maluch. It only has the Brake Pump, which is completely different in appearance from the others. It is also located in a different place. It can partly be seen from the trunk (which is at the front of the car), but can only be accessed from beneath the vehicle.

Here we have the Brake Pump, sometimes called the Brake Servo, in Car Mechanic Simulator 2015.

The ABS Pump & Module mounted on a car in Car Mechanic Simulator 2015.

The location of the brake pump on the Maluch from Car Mechanic Simulator 2015.

Front Weel Disc & Drum Brakes

The only vehicle with front drum brakes is the Maluch. All of the other vehicles have disc brakes on the front. With disc brakes you have the calliper, brake pads, and a ventillated disc in the front. The only one that may be repairable is the calliper. Pads and discs must be purchased.

Front wheel disc brakes mounted on a car in Car Mechanic Simulator 2015, showing the pads, calliper, and ventillated disc.

The front end drum brakes on a Maluch in Car Mechanic Simulator, showing the shoes and wheel cylinder.

Rear Wheel Disc & Drum Brakes

Manyt of the vehicles have rear wheel drum brakes. For these you'll have the brake drum, brake shoes, and wheel cylinder. The wheel cylinder is the only part here that is likely able to be repaired.

For vehicles with rear disc brakes, you'll have a calliper, brake pads, and brake disc. Only the calliper is likely able to be repaired. The other parts will have to be purchased.

Brake disc, pads, and calliper mounted on a car in Car Mechanic Simulator 2015.

Rear wheel drum brakes in Car Mechanic Simulator 2015, showing the brake shoes and wheel cylinder.

Brake System Testing

The following tests can be performed in order to get information on the various parts of the brake system:

OBD Reader, Test Path, & Test Drive

Diagnostics & Beyond

To help you learn the diagnostics side of Car Mechanic Simulator 2015 as quickly and easily as possible, I have created a few short but comprehensive guides covering each problem category. For a complete listing of these guides, check here:

Diagnostics & Repairs - Car Mechanic Simulator 2015

If you are looking to learn about the early and mid-stages of the game, you may find these pages of interest:

Your Garage, Tools, Tests, & Upgrades, Jobs & Job Management

And if you are wonding what awaits beyond and where the real cash is hiding, check out this link:

Rebuilding Guide - Car Mechanic Simulator 2015