2011-2012 Corvette models equipped with the Z06 with Z07 and 2009-2012 Corvette ZR1 models equipped with J57 ceramic brake packages feature ceramic brake rotors that use an electronic sensor to indicate the need for brake pad replacement. The end of service life is communicated to the driver on the DIC (driver information center) with the message “CHANGE BRAKE PADS.”
Raybestos has updated its www.raybestos.com website to reflect the “Big Brake Thru” product line realignment introduced at the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas last November, according to Kristin Grons, marketing manager for Brake Parts Inc (BPI).
The Global Brake Safety Council (GBSC) has added three new members – Carlos Agudelo, Alexandre Casaril and Jason Janssen.
Owners of 2009-2017 GMC Acadia vehicles may comment that under hard acceleration at higher speeds, the traction control light will flash, or they may visit your shop for ABS or general handling/braking concerns. This may be caused by tires installed that do not meet the same tread wear, traction or temperature ratings.
This bulletin applies to 2012 BMW 528xi models. The warning lamps for DSC/ABS and brake warning may be illuminated.
Cardone Industries has announced its newest product line of brake solutions designed specifically to meet the needs of the heavy-duty aftermarket.
Brake Parts Inc. has added part numbers to its premium Element3 new plated brake calipers and Raybestos R-Line remanufactured calipers.
Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket has added wheel speed sensors to its line of ATE brake products.
This bulletin applies to 2010 Volkswagen Passat vehicles equipped with the ESP braking system. In some cases, the ESP function test may not end on its own, creating a 01486 fault code in the ABS.
This bulletin applies to 2013 and prior GM passenger cars and trucks equipped with drum hat park brakes.