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
The number of hybrid vehicles as well as maintenance needs keeps growing. This video is sponsored by Mitchell 1.
Using a low-quality brake pad or reusing the abutment clips can lead to a noise comeback.
The most basic and often-overlooked detail is a thorough inspection of the system.
Old rotors should be replaced or resurfaced, and the hub-mounting surface should be cleaned thoroughly.
BMW’s first attempt at a crossover SUV is what they call a Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV).
When you install the caliper, the banjo bolt gets fed through the end of the brake hose and mounts to the inlet of the caliper.
If a customer has uneven brake wear and you just assume it is a bad caliper and replace it, you may be guessing incorrectly. Imploded brake hoses and stuck proportioning valves produce hidden symptoms that are not easily diagnosed.
A brake pad may require up to 20 different raw materials.
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.