CRC Industries Inc. has refreshed to packaging of CRC Brakleen aerosol brake parts cleaner to make it easy to identify chlorinated and non- chlorinated formulas.
Brake Parts Inc (BPI) has added two designs to its Raybestos cabinet collection: the Raybestos large-sized product-filled cabinet and the Raybestos “Into the Future” collector’s edition medium-sized cabinet.
This bulletin applies to 2014 Mercedes-Benz CL550 vehicles equipped with a 4.6L engine and code B07 ceramic composite brakes. A clattering noise may be heard from the front axle brakes on rough terrain/rough roads.
Toyota offers a special service tool SST 09709-00002 brake pedal force gauge, designed to aid in inspection for vehicles equipped with a floor-type parking brake system.
Brake pads without a mechanical retention system have a significantly increased risk of the friction material separating from the backing plate -- which can lead to brake failure.
APC Automotive Technologies LLC (APC) has added parts and wider application coverage to its replacement parts offering for light, medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicles.
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.
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