A complete job is critical for optimum driver safety. This video is sponsored by The Group Training Academy.
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
Brake shimmy, shaking, vibration and noise – these are all common reasons for a customer to visit the shop. Most of the time these issues are due to different components of the steering or braking systems needing replacement or repair, but other times, these issues can be caused by the improper installation of brand new
These myths can hurt a technician’s ability to effectively diagnose and solve common brake problems.
The new DS-One line is drilled and slotted for use on heavy-duty applications like SUVs and pickup trucks, and sought-after by sports car amateurs for their look.
There are some myths about brake pads, rotors and hydraulics that need to be busted. These myths can hurt and hinder a technician’s ability to diagnose and solve some REAL brake problems and customer concerns.
Andrew Markel discusses brake rotors and the importance of the corrosion resistant coating present on some products. Sponsored by NAPA.
By declaring a customer’s brake pedal pulsation complaint is caused by warped rotors is like saying the earth is flat. Both are cases where the observation of the person is based on a tiny piece of evidence that is false in nature and application.
Brake rotor finish is an important topic when it comes to European vehicles because they are more sensitive to poor (rough) surface finishes and irregularities in the casting process.
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.