Brakes Archives - Brake & Front End
10 Tips For Servicing Hydroboost Brake Units

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

Benefits of Using Brake Parts Designed to Work Together

When replacing brake system components, it might seem like using compatible parts from any manufacturer – regardless of brand – should get the job done. However, for the safest brake job with the best performance, it’s always best to use parts from the same manufacturer, like ADVICS, where our brake pads, brake rotors, hydraulics, calipers

Wheel Bearing Hub Damage Repair

Noise is a classic sign of a bad wheel bearing or wheel hub bearing. Determining why the damage happened may take some time.

How to Address Brake Noise Issues

As a tech, you’re familiar with one of the most common reasons customers bring their vehicles into the shop: unpleasant noise emitted when they press down on the brake pedal.  The key to managing brake noise is to first determine where it’s coming from and what could be causing it, which means checking several different

Brake Fluid 101: What Does Brake Fluid Do? What is the Difference Between DOT 3 vs. DOT 4?

When you think about the braking system of a vehicle, you probably think about the major parts you see when removing the wheel: brake pads, rotors, calipers and maybe hydraulics. However, one of the most important parts of the system isn’t visible: brake fluid. Brake fluid comes in several formulations for different applications and plays

Charging More for Brake Jobs

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

Servicing Multi-Piston Brake Calipers

Caliper replacement may be necessary in high-mileage vehicles because of fluid leaks or because the calipers are sticking.

Brake Pad Diagnostics

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

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 Booster Replacement

Hydro-boost vehicles are not hard to work on, but they do require service information and a working knowledge of 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.

Worn Suspensions Reduce Braking Efficiency, Safety (Video)

Worn shocks can result in a 15% to 20% increase in braking distances. Sponsored by The Group Training Academy.