BRAKELIGHT: September 1938

BRAKELIGHT: September 1938

Brake Problems

Reducing brake drag on late-model vehicles is not accomplished by a single component; it takes a system.

Drivers and technicians rarely make the connection between fuel economy and brakes. Moving the pads back from the rotor by only 1mm can increase fuel economy by as much as three to five percent. For engineers, it is a huge gain that does not involve exotic materials or adding expensive components.

Wheel Bearing Service

When faced with any noise complaint, take the time to test-drive the car with the customer, if that’s possible.

Gen 1 Wheel Bearings

Removing and installing these bearings requires the correct tools and patience.

Tapered Wheel Bearings

Here’s what you should know as a technician when servicing tapered wheel bearings.

Understanding Passive Wheel Speed Sensor Operation

Passive types of wheel speed sensors are still used in many applications so understanding their operation is important.

Other Posts
Topology And Your Scan Tool

Topology influences how you access the modules with your scan tool.

Car properties detailed in "see proof" car image.
Chassis Parts and Alignment Angles

Knowing why the adjustment is required is critical to performing the total alignment.

Steering Angle Sensor Service

Ninety percent of the time when a steering angle sensor code is active, it means the sensor needs to be calibrated.

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