Brake shims Archives - Tomorrows Technician
Brake Shims Course Available on T2U

Approx. Course Time: 5 minutes. This course is sponsored by Tomorrow’s Tech University.

VIDEO: How Do Brake Pad Shims Work?

Brake pad shims create a barrier between the brake pad and caliper. This video is sponsored by ADVICS.

VIDEO: Brake Shim Science

Andrew Markel shows how brake shims prevent noise and vibration in a brake system and the difference between higher and lower quality parts.

Brake Shims: How To Control Brake Noise

Brake shims are not designed for adjusting spacing and distance between friction material and the rotor. Shims provide multifunction noise control as a component attached to the friction pad backing plate.