Failure Archives - Brake & Front End
15 Ways to Prevent Cylinder Head Gasket Failure

A blown head gasket can ruin your day and cost you or a customer a lot of money. Blown head gaskets can be the result of detonation, poor engine cooling, or improper installation. With the help of the gasket experts at Fel-Pro, we’ve identified not one, not six, but 15 ways to prevent head gasket

10 Tips For Diagnosing And Installing Control Arms And Bushings

With wide adoption of large diameter wheels and low-profile tires, suspensions on late-model vehicles have changed. The extra weight of larger wheels has meant that suspension components have had to go on a diet of aluminum. Less sidewall area has transferred the role of absorbing road impacts to larger bushings in order to achieve the same ride quality.

Control arm bushing
Spotting wheel bearing failure

Wheel bearing failure, regardless of the type of wheel bearing, may not give much warning notice and can also be tricky for the customer to describe. When a customer comes to you with complaints, start by writing down all of their problems and concerns. Then, ask questions related to the customer’s concerns so that you

Wheel bearing failure