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Current Brake Technology: A Discussion of Pads, Rotors and Fluids October 31, 2019

While technological changes and advancements are in the works for future vehicles, such as electronic braking systems, we thought it best to discuss...

Avoiding Brake Service Comebacks March 29, 2018

A number of potential problems can easily result in operational issues and/or customer complaints following brake system service. Here we’ll discuss a...

Luxury Car and High Performance Brakes February 13, 2017

Premium-priced high-performance luxury cars tend to push the envelope in terms of braking system performance. While a disc/drum or disc/disc system found on...

Complete Brake Service Tips: Service Guidelines to Aid in Your Diagnosis January 26, 2016

Brake service requires more than simply replacing rotors and pads. Rather than repairing the obvious issue(s), we need to determine the cause of the...

Tool review: Disc brake analyzer August 15, 2014

A very handy specialty tool that I’ve recently discovered is Innovative Products’ Disc Brake System Analyzer, P/N 7884, which features a pair of...

Diagnosing and correcting brake life and performance issues June 6, 2014

When a vehicle’s brake pads and/or rotors wear faster than expected, a host of variables need to be considered, including materials, prior...

Brake pad and rotor technology February 11, 2014

Today’s brake pad formulations continue to evolve, but the basics include organic, non-asbestos organic (NAO), semi-metallic and ceramic.

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