April 2021 Archives - Brake & Front End
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.

Understanding Passive Wheel Speed Sensor Operation

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

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.

Check the Label Before Replacing A/C Refrigerant

Never attempt to service a car’s air conditioning system without first checking the SAE J639 sticker.

Pittsburgh Shop Owner Finds It’s Easy Being Green

Pittsburgh’s Baum Blvd. Automotive strives for professional work using the best sustainable practices.

Business Insurance Options You Should Be Aware Of

Love it or hate it, business insurance is critical to your property, employees and customers’ security.

How Key Programming Can Unlock Opportunities

With more remote fobs and proximity keys, being able to diagnose and service keys is becoming an essential skill.

The Evolution of Brake Pad Friction Materials

Picking the correct brake pad for a customer’s vehicle might require some research – what do you look for?

Welcome To 2035 – Here’s What It Might Look Like

The future is what we make it. We need to start addressing technology now so 2035 becomes a bright future.

Learning Curve: Need For Training Doesn’t Take Vacation

Every day in the shop is an opportunity to learn and help improve the shop’s operations.

GM ‘Service ABS / TCS / Power Steering And Suspension’ Message

Owners may complain of odd messages, inoperative settings and blank cameras. Here’s what to look for.

Getting a New Perspective on Ride Control Sales

Don’t give up. Surveys have shown that 50% of ride control sales occur on the second visit.