Brake Hoses Archives - Brake & Front End
Finding the Cause of Brake Pulls

Here are a few tips to follow when diagnosing brake pull during a test drive.

Brake Lines: What Is The Right Solution?

Inspecting brake lines should be part of every vehicle inspection.

VIDEO: Brake Hose Degradation Diagnostics

Andrew Markel discusses the signs of brake hose degradation by checking the outside and inside of the hoses. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

What DOT Really Means: The Do’s And Don’ts Of Inspection And Replacement

Brake hoses are the most government-regulated components on a vehicle. Anyone making brake assemblies must be registered with the Department of Transportation (DOT). All aftermarket hose, fittings and complete hoses must conform to FMVSS 106 and SAE J1401. These tests are demanding and often exceed what a vehicle will see in the real world.