2021 Editions Archives - Brake & Front End
Wheel Bearing Hub Damage Repair

Noise is a classic sign of a bad wheel bearing or wheel hub bearing. Determining why the damage happened may take some time.

Top 10 Wheel Bearing Torque Tips

A torque wrench is an essential tool when it comes to installing wheel bearings. Here are the top 10 tips to remember.

Brake Pad Diagnostics

Worn brake pads can tell you a lot about the entire brake system and keep new components from suffering the same fate.

Understanding Passive Wheel Speed Sensor Operation

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

ADAS Blindspot and Cross Traffic Detection Systems

Servicing these systems is straightforward and, with the right tools, you can resolve customer complaints.

The Complete Shock And Strut Swap

One mistake to avoid when replacing struts is reusing the bearing plates or upper mounts.

Reprogramming ADAS Procedures

As a vehicle ages, the J2534 programming becomes even more important to the vehicle’s ADAS operation.

Wheel Bearing Noise and Damage

If the impact is great enough, the preload on a bearing can change. This can lead to more damage and noise in the long run.

Seven CV Joint Mistakes You Shouldn’t Make

If a CV joint fails, it rarely fails on its own. Outside factors can damage a joint worse than cutting a boot with a knife.

Curing Shock, Strut and Suspension Noise

As vehicles age, eliminating noise is Job 1. But ‘noise’ may mean different things to you and your customers.

ADAS Calibration – Myths and Operation

Many don’t understand what happens during an ADAS calibration. Here’s what really goes on.

Steering Angle Sensor 101

The steering angle is used by many ADAS functions, from blind-spot detection to autonomous driving.