repair Archives - Brake & Front End
Trust in Delphi Technologies, the OE for your ignition coils

Delphi Technologies is the only OE manufacturer that has a full-line ignition coil offering. Delphi Technologies’ ignition coil program covers 97% of European, Asian and Domestic applications with 392 SKUs, and serves as the OE on over 51 million applications. This ranges from a variety of vehicle manufacturers such as BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Dodge,

Dodge®/Ram® Cummins® Turbo Diesel Engine Repair Solutions

Known for their versatility and toughness, diesel engines are the first choice for many truck owners—and among those engines, Dodge®/Ram® Cummins® turbo diesels consistently rise to the top of the pack. Since 5.9L engines produced between 1991 and 2010 provide reliability you can count on, don’t trust their repairs to anything less than top-quality service

Lost And Found: When Good Tools Go Missing

There are those occasions when a phone call or a complete search of the shop doesn’t yield any sign of a lost tool. For the most part, you can mark that tool down as “gone for good,” lost to that place where wayward nuts, bolts and tools always end up.

BRAKELIGHT: April 2013

Customer came in with the complaint of a slight brake squeal when applying the brakes. — Image courtesy of: Todd Bender, Angels Auto Care


“Here are a couple photos from a 2000 GMC Sierra 1500 5.3L. Vehicle has 309,821 miles and customer stated noise had started just a couple days before bringing it to us. Pictures are of the passenger front rotor.” — Michael Conover, Midas Auto Service Experts, Cleburne, TX

Anti-Sway Bar Repair And Service

Anti-sway bars (aka sway, stabilizer or anti-roll bars) never get the credit they deserve. If anti-sway bars were never invented, the ride and handling of vehicles would be a lot more harsh than it is today. That is because anti-sway bars act as a third spring controlling rolls stiffness of a vehicle.

BRAKELIGHT: Two Piece Rotors

This rotor gives a new meaning to “two-piece rotor.” According to Andy Polin of AB&S Undercar Specialists, the customer wanted to know why they did not replace the rotors with two-piece rotors like those that were originally on the car.

BRAKELIGHT: Chevy Avalanche

A customer recently brought in a Chevy Avalanche due to a slight brake noise. Both pads were gone, the caliper piston was AWOL and the rotor looked like this. — Submitted by Ryan Dickerson, Blackville, SC

BRAKELIGHT: SUV Air Ride Suspension

This customer chose an interesting solution when the air ride suspension on his SUV started to leak. The rubber block looks like a wheel chock wired to the trailing arm of the suspension. I am sure the ride was not the most comfortable.

Repair One Automotive: ‘WIX Driving Performance Award’ 2015 Winner

The WIX Driving Performance Award, entering its second year, recognizes game-changers in automotive service. This year’s winning shop, Repair One Automotive, The Woodlands, TX, is recognized for truly revolutionizing the customers’ vehicle repair experience – from start to finish. Owners Brent and Brenda O’Neal received an all-expenses-paid trip to Las Vegas to attend the AAPEX Show, as well as attended the WIX Filters and Babcox Media Night of Excellence recognition dinner on Monday evening of show week.

Repair One Automotive owners Brent and Brenda O'Neal
Subaru Alignment Spec: 2005-2009 Legacy

If you look at online forums about Subaru alignment problems, you will quickly realize the problem is often not with the vehicle, but the driver. The most likely condition requiring Subaru repair is a lack of communication between the shop or dealer and the owner.