On 2009-2010 Jaguar XF vehicles fitted with 326 mm (13 inch) front brakes, the brake pad wear warning lamp may be illuminated in the instrument cluster. This may be caused by the front brake pad wear sensor harness being chafed by the left front wheel.
Honeywell Friction Materials, a business unit of Honeywell International Inc., grew its aftermarket line by more than 125 new model numbers – covering more than 44 million vehicles – in the second quarter of this year. These new parts will enable technicians to offer premium brake service on a wide range of new and late-model vehicles from both foreign and domestic automotive manufacturers, the company says.
Centric Parts has once again been awarded a Friction Materials Standards Institute (FMSI) Award for contributions to the automotive industry. This is the 11th year in a row that Centric Parts has been so honored by FMSI dating back to the award's inception in 2003.
Robert Bosch LLC has added Bosch Brake Shoes to its line of braking products for the aftermarket. With full line coverage of service brakes and parking brakes for domestic, Asian and European applications, Bosch Brake Shoes along with other Bosch brake products, provide customers with a total braking package.
Accuride Corp., a leading supplier of components to the North American commercial vehicle industry, has introduced the Gunite Silver Lightweight Brake Drum from its Accuride Wheel End Solutions brand.
The Monroe Brakes “Brake Check” promotion from Tenneco Inc. takes place Aug. 1-Oct. 31, 2013, and offers motorists a chance to earn up to a $30 Visa prepaid card for qualifying Monroe Brakes purchases.
Akebono Brake Corp. has released 40 new part numbers in its Pro-ACT, Performance and EURO ceramic brake pad lines to expand coverage on a greater number of vehicles.
Bosch EuroLine disc brake pads from Robert Bosch LLC were developed as an OE replica line to match the look, feel and performance of the OE brake pads on European vehicles.
CARDONE Industries now offers over 290 SKUs that were previously dealer-only, providing repair technicians with a high-quality, low-cost alternative to OE parts.
Nucap Industries says it continues to deliver innovative technology solutions to the automotive aftermarket with its NRS mechanical attachment system for brake pad backing plates.
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