Brakes Archives - Brake & Front End
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Brake Problems

Reducing brake drag on late-model vehicles is not accomplished by a single component; it takes a system.

The Real Cost of Installing Cheap Brake Pads

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

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.

How Regenerative Brakes Operate

Regenerative braking is a hybrid’s first choice for braking.

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.

Charging More for Brake Jobs

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

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.

Continental Expands ATE Electronic Parking Brake Caliper Line

Coverage for popular Audi, BMW, Mini, Volkswagen, Volvo models.

10 Tips For Servicing Hydroboost Brake Units

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

Quiet Brakes (VIDEO)

The gold standard of brake noise testing is the Society of Automotive Engineers J2521. Sponsored by Akebono Brakes.

What is a Performance Brake Pad? (VIDEO)

There are engineering differences between race car and production vehicle brake systems. Sponsored by Akebono Brakes.