Diagnostic Archives - Brake & Front End
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Live Axle Wheel Bearing Service

Replacing rear wheel bearings on a live axle rear suspension requires a few extra steps when compared to a unitized bearing.

Brake Problems

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

Brake Boosters and Start/Stop Vehicles

For a vacuum brake booster to work, it needs a source of vacuum.

Transmission Valve Body Service

Four basic items are necessary to start your own reprogramming ventures.

Steering Angle Sensor Operations

It is important for the ABS/ESC module to receive two signals to verify the steering wheel’s position.

Top 10 Brake Mistakes

Here are the top 10 brake mistakes technicians can make.

Electric Power Steering

Today’s EPS systems have been refined.

Honda Ridgeline Caliper Replacement

The parking brake and hydraulics are where you’ll find any service issues.

Finding the Cause of Brake Pulls

Here are a few tips to follow when diagnosing brake pull during a test drive.

Ball Joint Inspection

It’s important to remember not to miss a worn joint. If a ball joint fails, the driver loses control of the vehicle.

Mazda IActivsense ADAS Systems

Mazda’s ADAS technologies use radar, cameras and lasers to identify objects and hazards and help drivers be safer.