Ford Motor Co. has added 36 brake pads and 20 coated brake rotors and drums to its Motorcraft product line.
Ford Motor Co. has added 136 part numbers to its Omnicraft brand of coated brake rotors and drums for non-Ford/Lincoln vehicle repairs.
Centric Parts, a division of APC Automotive Technologies, has released its 2018 Brake Systems catalog featuring the latest innovations in brake technology for applications on domestic and import vehicles.
This bulletin applies to 2012 Dodge Durango vehicles built after April 9, 2012, and before June 3, 2012. A thumping noise may be heard from the front wheels while braking.
Let’s take a look at various suspension parts inspections, including ball joints, wheel bearings, wheel hub units, control arm bushings and more.
Some 2010-2011 Mercury Milan vehicles built between 12/1/2009 and 10/26/2010 may exhibit a single rear wheel stud fracture. A small number of rear brake rotors may have been manufactured with a wheel mounting face that is not flat, potentially resulting in a stud fracture.
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 any production vehicle is designed to provide safe and reliable braking, luxury performance cars tend to be outfitted with “spirited” driving in mind. As engine power increases, accompanied by the potential for higher speed operation, there’s more demand on the brake system, requiring the system to meet these challenges.
This bulletin applies to 2009-2013 Cadillac CTS-V models built prior to VIN breakpoint D0106083. A clicking noise may be heard from the front wheels. This condition is noticed at low speed during full wheel lock turns on dry clean pavement. The clicking noise is generally noted as approximately one to four clicks per wheel revolution.
ACDelco is expanding its lineup of coated rotors and calipers that are designed to protect brake systems against environmental elements like rain and snow, and corrosive liquid sprays used to maintain gravel roads.
Federal-Mogul Motorparts has expanded its Wagner Brake brand’s rotor, drum and hydraulic application coverage on 464 brake rotor, drum and hydraulic part numbers for a combined total of nearly 160 million registered vehicles.