brake Archives - Brake & Front End
Charging More May Bring Customers Back

Here’s why charging more for brake jobs keeps customers coming back.

Servicing Wheel Bearing Seals

As a rule, wheel bearing seals should never leak.

Understanding Passive Wheel Speed Sensor Operation

Passive types of wheel speed sensors are still used in many applications so understanding their operation is important.

Brake Pad Edge Codes

The “Edge Code” can tell you information about a brake pad’s friction material.

Read The January Digital Edition Of ShopOwner Now

The free January issue includes technical and management articles.

Read The December Digital Edition Of ShopOwner Now

The free December issue includes technical and management articles.

ShopOwner’s November Digital Edition Is Available Now

The November issue includes technical and management articles and commentary and is free to download and read.

10 Tips For Servicing Hydroboost Brake Units

Hydroboost brake systems are self-bleeding if there is no other problem in the system.

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.

Why Brake Rotor Quality Matters

Brake rotors are just as important as brake pads when it comes to stopping the vehicle. Brake pads and brake rotors work in partnership, as calipers compress the brake pads against the brake rotor to cause the friction needed to slow and stop the vehicle. Because brake pads and rotors can’t function without one another,

Brake Rotor FAQ

Our most frequently asked brake rotor questions, answered.

Brake Pad Wear Sensors

Brake pad wear sensors have been around for years, but in the past decade they have evolved even more.