Ford is recalling certain 2018 EcoSport vehicles sold in the USA and built from October 2017 to March 2018. Some vehicles were shipped with the European brake reservoir pictogram cap label and the European Engine language owner’s manual kits.
Champion Brands LLC has developed a special DOT 5.1 brake fluid for performance and competition electric vehicles.
Brake Parts Inc LLC (BPI) has added dual bleeder part numbers to its Element3 brake caliper line.
Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket offers a wide range of ATE brand disc brake rotors designed to meet specific vehicle and customer applications.
Some 2015-2017 Toyota Camry vehicles may exhibit a “Check Brake System” message on the MID (multi-information display) in the combination meter/instrument assembly at engine start-up along with DTC C1441.
Brake Parts Inc LLC (BPI) has expanded its Raybestos Element3 brake caliper line with the addition of new dual bleeder part numbers, covering several popular vehicles-in-operation (VIO) applications such as the Ford F-150 and Honda Civic, according to Kristin Grons, marketing manager for BPI.
Safebraking has relaunched its website, Safebraking.com, which is designed to help raise awareness of issues affecting brake technology.
Jaguar Land Rover North America is recalling certain 2019-2020 I-PACE vehicles.
This bulletin applies to a host of GM vehicles including 2018-2019 Buick LaCrosse and Regal, Cadillac XTS, Chevy Bolt EV, Cruze, Equinox, Impala, Malibu and Volt and GMC Terrain.
While technological changes and advancements are in the works for future vehicles, such as electronic braking systems, we thought it best to discuss what’s happening at the current time, in terms of brake pad, rotor and fluid technology. Included in this article are comments from several brake system parts manufacturers.
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