Brake Pads Archives - Brake & Front End
HELLA PAGID Launches Semi-Metallic Brake Pad Line

Global automotive brake systems supplier HELLA PAGID announced the launch of its latest product line of semi-metallic brake pads.

Reading The Brake Pads For Safety And Profit

Worn brake pads can tell you a lot about the entire system and prevent the new pads from suffering the same fate.

Do EVs Require Special Brake Pads?

Proper brake pad selection is crucial for EVs to ensure consistent stopping power and long pad life.

Akebono Expands Severe Duty Disc Brake Pad Kits

Akebono said it expanded its severe-duty ultra-premium disc brake pad line by 14 new part numbers.

Why Brake Pads and Rotors Should be Replaced Together

Brake pads and rotors should always be replaced in pairs.  Pairing new pads with worn rotors could cause a lack of proper surface contact between the pads and rotors, resulting in noise, vibration, or less-than-peak stopping performance. While there are different schools of thought on this paired part replacement, at ADVICS, our technicians always recommend

Ceramic vs. Semi-Metallic Brake Pads: How They Work and What They’re Made Of

Your customers rely on their vehicles to get them safely from point A to point B, and they also rely on their brake pads and brake rotors to provide reliable stops each and every time. So how does the vehicle’s friction system work and what role do disc brake pads play? Once you understand how

Brake Pad Edge Codes – What Can They Tell You?

The edge code is a language written by engineers, federal entities and industry associations.

The Real Cost of Installing Cheap Brake Pads

The brake repair market is starting to become dominated by a “good enough” mentality.

Better Brake Law Update

Learn the latest about the salmon-inspired law.

Identifying Brake Issues With Brake Dust

Brake dust can indicate what could be wrong. This video is sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

Drilled and Slotted Rotors

There’s real science behind the location of holes, slots and grooves in today’s brake rotors. Plus, they look great too.

Brake Pads – Customer Questions

Consumers have questions about brake pads. They ask us, so we figure we’ll share them so you can be prepared.