June 2014 Archives - Brake & Front End
Servicing The Electronically Adjustable Shocks Of Full-Sized GM Trucks

Since the 2000 model year, GM has offered electronically adjustable suspension as an option on Chevy, Cadillac and GMC full-size trucks. The system actuates the valving in the shocks to control ­suspension position and body attitude. The electronic suspension control (ESC) system independently controls each of the four shock absorbers in order to control the

Hydroboost Brakes – 10 Servicing Tips

One of the most misunderstood brake systems is hydroboost. This system uses the pressure of the power steering pump to power the brake booster. The booster is essentially a power steering unit that supplements the driver’s input. When hydroboost was first introduced in the 1970s, the government was rolling out new safety and fuel efficiency

Chrysler LX Platform Brake Job: For the 300, Magnum, Charger & Challenger

What do you get when you mix the front suspension from a Mercedes S-Class, the rear suspension from an E-Class and the transmission from a C-Class? The 2005-‘10 Chrysler rear-wheel-drive LX platform. The LX platform includes the 300, Magnum and Charger. In 2008, the platform was shortened for use in the LC platform in the