The sensor warns you when it’s time for new brake pads. This video is sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.
Friction Materials Standards Institute’s (FMSI) latest addition is its “Z” number identification.
These heavy metals can cause cancer and birth defects. This video is sponsored by NRS Brakes.
Galvanization can help slow down the corrosion of brake pads. This video is sponsored by NRS Brakes.
NRS Brake has created brake pads with galvanized steel that prevents rust and corrosion.
This new addition for the 2020 Jetta represents approximately 520,000 vehicles in production globally.
Old rotors should be replaced or resurfaced, and the hub-mounting surface should be cleaned thoroughly.
Andrew Markel explains how minimum wear and discard specifications of the brake pads and rotor (disc) are related to the caliper and piston. If a technician fails to measure the rotor when the pads are replaced, it could cause a hydraulic failure when the pads wear out. Sponsored by NAPA.
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Almost every Audi for the past 20 years has been equipped with electronic brake pad wear sensors. Most of them mount the brake pad with a clip, but some are molded into the brake pad. These sensors change their electrical resistance as the loop of wire is worn down and eventually breaks as the brake pads wear down.
Brakes on the Soul are conventional single-piston calipers and four-wheel discs on most trim levels and very straightforward to service. Some of the basic trimmed models had drum brakes in the rear.
Many techs believe that installing new pads and rotors is the solution to brake noise and vibration, and that installing new parts makes everything perfectly aligned so that no other steps are needed to bring the system back to service. Well, this is true and false.