Welcome to January, where much of the United States has begun to experience cold temperatures, snowstorms and icy roads. Depending on where your shop is located, you could be looking at another three months of cold, wet weather, bringing with it the usual wear-and-tear to customers’ vehicles. You know the importance of always performing a
As a technician, you know the importance of recommending the best brake pads possible for your customers. Often, this decision really comes down to determining which friction material is the best fit for the customer’s needs. To do this, let’s break down the differences between each of the three brake pad material types. Organic Brake
When it comes to recommending brake pads to your customers, there’s a lot to consider. As a counter professional, you’re likely an educator for your DIY customers, providing product recommendations based on pricing, installation hardware, warranty information and more. Here are some tips from the ADVICS team, designed to help you navigate some of the
As a technician, you could likely carry out a brake job in your sleep, but with automotive technology constantly evolving, what used to be a straightforward service can now require some additional steps and considerations to ensure that your customer’s brakes are in good working order. This is especially true when performing brake service on
Considerations for Counter Professionals When Recommending Brake Pads to Electric Vehicle (EV) Owners
Counter professionals are often responsible for helping customers who may need some extra help purchasing the correct brake parts, so they must understand that brake pad recommendations should be specific to each customer’s vehicle type and driving applications. This is especially important as adoption of electric vehicles has increased in recent years and will continue
The expansion adds about 5 million VIO coverage to its existing product offering.
Axle coverage for approximately 10 million vehicles in operation added to ADVICS’ existing rotor program.
Approximately 10 million (VIO) axle coverage added to ADVICS’ existing rotor program.
Fluid leakage and improper hydraulic pressure may cause brake failure.
In the automotive aftermarket, not all parts (or parts manufacturers) are created equally. This isn’t a bad thing, considering that there is a time and place for parts of all different qualities, materials and price points – dependent on the driver’s needs and budget. But did you know that in the aftermarket, there are parts
Brake pads and rotors should always be replaced in pairs. Pairing new pads with worn rotors could cause a lack of proper surface contact between the pads and rotors, resulting in noise, vibration, or less-than-peak stopping performance. While there are different schools of thought on this paired part replacement, at ADVICS, our technicians always recommend