VIDEO: Dealing With Difficult-To-Remove Lug Nuts
If the lug nuts on a vehicle are difficult to remove due to swelling or corrosion, these tips from Andrew Markel will help make this step of your brake job easier. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.
VIDEO: Why You Should Avoid Using A Wire Wheel On Replacement Calipers
Andrew Markel discusses replacing brake calipers, and why using a wire wheel before installation may shorten its service life. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.
VIDEO: How Do Suspension Components Stay Together?
Andrew Markel covers how suspension component fasteners are secured using mechanical attachment methods like castellated nuts, nyloc nuts and torque-to-yield fasteners. He also discusses chemical solutions like thread locking compounds. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.
VIDEO: Why Brakes Shouldn’t Be A Loss Leader
Andrew Markel discusses cheap brake jobs, and the solution for your shop to bring in more business despite nearby competitive pricing. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.
VIDEO: Managing Brake Wear On Fleet Applications
Andrew Markel’s fourth out of 4 brake tips involves fleet rotors and pads, and how choosing the right match can minimize downtime. Sponsored by NAPA.
VIDEO: 4 Signs That A Brake Caliper Needs Replaced
Andrew Markel talks brake calipers and four signs you need to recognize that they need replaced. Sponsored by NAPA.
VIDEO: Why Replace Both Calipers When Just One Goes Bad?
Andrew Markel stresses the importance of replacing both calipers generally when one unit goes bad. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.
VIDEO: Should You Clean A New Coated Rotor?
Andrew Markel discusses coated rotors and how cleaning them may not be necessary before installation. Sponsored by NAPA.
VIDEO: Why Do Rotors Corrode On The Inside First?
Andrew Markel talks about brake rotor corrosion, and why they seem to always corrode on the inside first. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.
VIDEO: Choosing The Right Brake Friction
Andrew Markel discusses the computations humans make to apply the brakes on a vehicle, and how they can change based on hard or soft pedal, pulsation and vibration, or other factors. Sponsored by NAPA.
VIDEO: Lateral Runout Threshold For Bearing Replacement
Andrew Markel discusses wheel bearing replacement, how to measure for runout, and how much runout determines when a bearing needs replaced. Sponsored by BCA Bearings.
VIDEO: How Rust And Corrosion Affect Wheel Speed Sensors
Andrew Markel discusses wheel speed sensors, and how to test if they are being affected by rust or corrosion. Sponsored by BCA Bearings.