July 2020 Archives - Brake & Front End
Limited-Slip Differentials And Diagnostics

A limited-slip differential helps to control the tangential forces.

Air Ride Conversion Kits

Air ride and active shocks and struts will eventually fail – succumbing to either damage to or dry rot of the air spring.

Slow or Sluggish Oxygen Sensors

When an oxygen sensor is poisoned, it loses its ability to measure the oxygen content in the exhaust.

Nissan TPMS Service

The behavior of the TPMS systems is very consistent across all Nissan models.

Tech Tip: Close-Coupled Converter And Engine Replacement

If an engine breakdown were to occur, debris may be deposited in the converter through engine exhaust ports.

What’s Your Story?

Are you someone who might be a good candidate for a conversation?

2006-2016 Chrysler LX/LD Alignment

If you look at the service information, the factory recommended procedure is to shift the front cradle to correct problems.

Want To Be A Shop Owner?

For some newly graduated technicians, the path to ownership of a brick and mortar repair shop will happen.

Be Sure To Say Thanks To Your Employees

Motivated workers generate more revenue and the cost of replacing an employee is typically greater than their annual salary.

Brake Job: 2005-2011 Volkswagen Jetta And Golf

The brake system does not differ greatly from the previous platform, but it does have a few quirks.

Vacuum Pumps For Brakes

It’s the most efficient way to amplify the force exerted by the driver. But where the booster gets its vacuum is changing.

Nissan TPMS Service Tips

If the system is malfunctioning, the light will flash for one minute and then stay on.