Brakes : Brakes are put on vehicle to stop the vehicle when it is in motion. Disc brakes, drum brakes, electric brakes and anti-lock brakes are all different kinds of brakes for a vehicle. Brakes are necessary on all types of vehicles for stopping. Brakes may include parts like brake pads, brake shoes, brake drums, brake rotors, master cylinder, brake lines, brake hoses, wheel cylinders and or calipers. If you experience a loss of brakes or brake noises, you should bring your car in to a mechanic shop immediately for a brake inspection.