backing plate Archives - Brake & Front End
Brake Pad Confusion: What Is The Best Brake Pad?

What makes one friction material quieter or better than another? It’s a two-part answer.

Spotting Brake System Failures

The main culprit of friction material separation is typically corrosion.

VIDEO: Brake Noise Problems Without The Brakes Applied

What could cause brake noise even when the brakes are not applied? This video is sponsored by ADVICS.

How Do Fluid And Friction Change Brake Pedal Feel?

Chances are your foot will know the condition of a vehicle’s brakes and the quality of the brake pads before your mind puts it all together. Consider this: Stopping a 4,000-lb. vehicle requires a driver to press on a pedal to generate friction at the wheels. What happens in between the pedal and pads can determine how much pressure the driver is required to apply to stop the vehicle in a safe distance.