Brake Job Archives - Import Car
BMW X3 E83 Brake Job

BMW’s first attempt at a crossover SUV is what they call a Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV).

A Complete Stopping Solution For Every Customer

Every driver is looking for an easy solution to their braking needs. Sponsored by The Group Training Academy.

Best Tech Advice: Replace Pads AND Rotors

Replace the rotors AND the pads during the same service. Sponsored by The Group Training Academy.

A Complete Job Starts With A Thorough Brake System Inspection

A complete job is critical for optimum driver safety. This video is sponsored by The Group Training Academy.

Servicing Volkswagen Gas Engine Vacuum Pumps

Vacuum brake boosters will probably be with us for a long time. It is the most efficient and economical way to amplify the force exerted by the driver. But where the booster gets its vacuum is changing.  VW has been using vacuum pumps to power the brake booster on its diesel-powered vehicles for almost 40

Brake Fluid Specifications

You can go down a brake fluid rabbit hole if you are not careful.

Volkswagen Tiguan Brake Tips

The brake system is straightforward, but pay attention to the details.

Nissan Brake Job: 2003-2015 Titan Applications

The front brakes on the Titan use dual-piston floating calipers. Most noise and wear issues can be attributed to the guide pins not being serviced during a previous brake job. The abutment clips and slides can also cause noise and should be replaced during every brake job.

Brake Job: 2005-2014 Nissan Frontier

In 2004, the Nissan Frontier grew in size to match the Toyota Tacoma. The brakes resemble the previous platform, but with enhancements to reduce brake drag and improve the operation of the ABS and stability control systems.

Brake Caliper Service

Here are the service implications that come with brake packages.

Nissan Maxima Brake Job: Seventh Generation, 2009-2014 Models

These brake systems are known to make noise if the proper procedures are not followed and brake materials are not installed properly. The OE pads use a Non-Asbestos Organic (NAO) compound. The NAO material provides increased resistance to brake squeal. Some customers have complained about noisy brakes on these vehicles, so it is a good idea to explain the different pad compounds and varying degrees of noise resistance to let them decide which best suits their needs.

VIDEO: Safe Brake Jobs On Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

The number of hybrid vehicles as well as maintenance needs keeps growing. This video is sponsored by Mitchell 1.