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Brake Hardware

Specific hardware does not do its job if it is left in the box.

Top Five Brake Tips (VIDEO)

Here are five tips on brake jobs tips for technicians. This video is sponsored by TRW.

Trailer Brakes and Bearings

From trailer brakes to wheel bearings, there are plenty of ways that your customer’s trailer can add to the profitability of your operation. 

How Do Brakes Work? (VIDEO)

You must use a brake pad that matches the original performance characteristics. This video is sponsored by TRW.

Brake Pad Ecology

The leading source of particulate emissions come from brake pads and tires.

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.

DIYer Brake Pads (VIDEO)

Here are five tips that will have you perform a brake job like a pro. This video is sponsored by TRW Aftermarket.

Lightweight Brake Components

Engineering teams have certain goals that they need to meet or exceed.

Decrypting Brake Pad Edge Codes

Learning the cryptic codes on the brake pad or shoe will tell you a lot of information.

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

Servicing Multi-Piston Brake Calipers

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