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Brake Caliper Service

Proper Inspection, Repair, Replacement & Hardware

Check the bleeder valve. If you suspect a bad caliper, it may be an issue with sticky/seized piston(s), but don’t jump to that conclusion right off the bat.

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Cause of the Silverado Shudder

Some customers driving a 2015-2018 Chevy Silverado may comment on a surging condition that is felt when driving. During diagnosis, the technician may determine this as a torque converter shudder. This condition may be caused by additives in the transmission fluid that may have depleted during vehicle operation. Some of these additives assist with regulating a consistent slip rate of the clutches.

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Spark Plug Tech

Interpreting Spark Plug Condition

The spark plug has a straightforward job to do. It’s responsible for igniting the air/fuel mixture in the engine’s combustion chamber initiating the power stroke. But this task is far from simple. The spark plug’s operating environment is extreme with combustion temperatures reaching 1500 F and peak cylinder pressure reaching 1,000 psi or more.

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