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Why Wet and Dry Boiling Points Are Important
Dry boiling points are the point that a new package of brake fluid boils at, while wet boiling points are measured after the brake fluid absorbs moisture.
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Brake Fluid Boiling Points: What are They and Why Do They Matter?
You know that DOT 3 and DOT 4 brake fluid formulas have different boiling points, but what do those different temperatures actually mean?
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Breaking Down the DOT Ratings for Brake Fluid
DOT numbers categorize brake fluid by its boiling point. For example, DOT 4 has a higher boiling point than DOT 3.
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Brake-Fluid Replacement Is More Important Than Ever
Learn the importance of brake fluid and the difference between DOT 3 and DOT 4 formulations.
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How Do You Flush the ABS System?
Skills and tools for replacing or flushing large volumes of brake fluid efficiently as well as tips for what brake fluid to use for your ABS system.
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Service Done Right #7: The Most Important Fluid On The Car – And How To Test It
Addressing inspection details from brake fluid color to hygroscopic brake fluid properties and brake fluid shelf life.
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ADVICS Brake Fluid
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Brake Fluid 101: What Does Brake Fluid Do? What is the Difference Between DOT 3 vs. DOT 4?
The main difference between DOT 3 and DOT 4 brake fluid formulas is their ability to handle heat and water absorption within the braking system.
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DOT 3 and DOT 4 brake fluid
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ADVICS Brand Launches New Line of Ultra-Premium Brake Fluids
ADVICS, the leader in advanced braking technology, won an Automotive Communications Award at AAPEX 2021 for “Best B2B Technical Article/Blog/Content Piece,” for its technical article titled “Ceramic vs. Semi-Metallic Brake Pads: How They Work and What They’re Made Of.”
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Winter Brake Inspection Tech Tip
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Checklist: Winter Brake System Issues to Look Out For
You know the importance of always performing a detailed inspection on a customer’s brake pads and braking system, but during the cold winter months, there are some additional things to look out for that can help keep your customers safer...
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ADVICS Wins Automotive Communications Award at AAPEX 2021
ADVICS, the leader in advanced braking technology, won an Automotive Communications Award at AAPEX 2021 for “Best B2B Technical Article/Blog/Content Piece,” for its technical article titled “Ceramic vs. Semi-Metallic Brake Pads: How They Work and What They’re Made Of.”
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advics premium brakes
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Brake Master Cylinder Diagnostics
Diagnosing a brake master cylinder issue can be complex. Learn about what you should be checking for in a step-by-step vehicle evaluation.
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Brakes
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Why Choose an Ultra-Premium Brake Job
With vehicles being engineered to be significantly quieter over time, ultra-premium brake jobs are necessary for eliminating brake noise.
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ADVICS HOW TO: Bedding-In Brake Rotors & Brake Pads
Brake shimmy, shaking, vibration and noise – these are all common reasons for a customer to visit the shop. Most of the time these issues are due to different components of the steering or braking systems needing replacement or repair,...
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Brake Booster And Vacuum Pump Diagnostics
Oil can interfere with brake booster functionality if it's sucked from the engine into the pump and booster. Watch this video for tips to identify and repair the issue.
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Why Brake Pads and Rotors Should Be Replaced Together
Brake pads and rotors should always be replaced in pairs.  Pairing new pads with worn rotors could cause a lack of proper surface contact between the pads and rotors, resulting in noise, vibration, or less-than-peak stopping performance. While there are...
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Ultra premium brakes
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Ultra-Premium Quality: What Does It Mean For Your Shop?
In the automotive aftermarket, not all parts (or parts manufacturers) are created equally. This isn’t a bad thing, considering that there is a time and place for parts of all different qualities, materials and price points - dependent on the...
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ADVICS Expands Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pad Coverage for Domestic Makes
In an ongoing effort to expand its current product offering for the North American aftermarket, ADVICS – the leader in advanced braking technology and member of the AISIN Group of companies – has launched more ultra-premium brake pad SKUs to...
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Brake Inspection
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Checklist: Brake System Inspection
When a customer visits the shop because their brake service light is on, they’re hearing noise when the brakes are applied, feeling vibration or even smelling a chemical/burning odor when braking, it’s time to inspect the braking system to diagnose...
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Pros and Cons of Ceramic Brake Pads
Ceramic brake pads are still a relatively new technology, but have quickly become the stock brake pad material of choice for many luxury vehicle brands including Mercedes Benz, Jaguar, Lexus and Range Rover, to name just a few.
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Where Should Brake Lubricant Be Applied?
Where Should Brake Lubricant Be Applied? Andrew Markel settles the argument about brake lubricants.
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Can your brakes fail if they are below spec
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Can Your Brakes Fail If They Are Below Spec?
Can Your Brakes Fail If They Are Below Spec? Do you know what happens when brake pads and brake rotors go below the minimum wear specification? Watch the video explanation to learn more.
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How do brake pad shims work
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How Do Brake Pad Shims Work?
How Do Brake Pad Shims Work? Brake pad shims help prevent brake noise or NVH. They do this by creating a barrier between the brake pad and caliper. This prevents vibration from being transmitted into the rest of the vehicle...
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Can A Brake Rotor Become Out Of Balance Like A Tire?
Can A Rotor Become Out Of Balance Like A Tire? Most brake rotors are balanced at the factory and instead of adding weight they remove a small amount of material in a process called mill balancing. In the field, rotors...
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Why brake rotors matter
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Why Brake Rotor Quality Matters
Brake rotors are just as important as brake pads when it comes to stopping the vehicle. Brake pads and brake rotors work in partnership, as calipers compress the brake pads against the brake rotor to cause the friction needed to...
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Are Ceramic Brakes Right for Your Customer?
As a technician, you know that there are many brands to choose from when it comes to brake pads and brake rotors, in the same way that there are different types of friction to choose from – organic, semi-metallic, ceramic...
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ADVICS Facebook Page
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ADVICS Aftermarket Launches Facebook Page
ADVICS will use this platform to provide automotive service professionals with rich technical content focused on automotive brake pads, brake rotors, and friction technology.
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ADVICS brake boosters
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INSTALLATION PROCEDURE: BRAKE BOOSTER
Installation procedure for how to install an ADVICS brake booster. Always consult the manufacturer's vehicle-specific service manual for reference.
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ADVICS brake wheel cylinders
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INSTALLATION PROCEDURE: BRAKE WHEEL CYLINDER
Installation procedure for how to install an ADVICS brake wheel cylinder. Always consult the manufacturer's vehicle-specific service manual for reference.
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Ultra premium disc brake pads and rotors
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ADVICS Significantly Expands Coverage for Ultra-Premium Disc Brake Pads and Rotors
In an aggressive effort to expand its current product offering for the North American aftermarket, ADVICS, the leader in advanced braking technology, has announced a major addition to its product line of ultra-premium disc brake pads and rotors for Asian...
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Ceramic and Semi Metallic Brake Pads
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Ceramic vs. Semi-Metallic Brake Pads: How They Work and What They’re Made Of
Your customers rely on their vehicles to get them safely from point A to point B, and they also rely on their braking system to provide reliable stops each and every time. So how does the vehicle’s friction system work...
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Causes of Brake Noise
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Brake Noise Problems Without the Brake Pads
Brake Noise Problems Without the Brakes Applied What could cause brake noise even when the brakes are not applied? Often brake noise will not change when the brakes are not applied and the sound will change with the speed of the...
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Brake Friction Curve
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What Is the Brake Friction Curve And Why is it Important?
What Is The Brake Friction Curve The curve for different friction compounds can define its application. In this video we look at the study of tribology and how brake torque is influenced by temperature. The curve for different friction compounds...
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Rotor Inspection
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What To Look For During a Brake Rotor Safety Inspection
Brake Rotor Safety Inspection If there is any cracking, it can result in a structural failure of the rotor. It might not look like it, but a brake rotor is one of the most stressed components on any car or...
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Brake Pad Sensor Location
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Where Should the Brake Pad Wear Sensor Go?
Where Should the Brake Pad Wear Sensor Go? We cover where the sensor needs to be positioned. Depending on the application, the brake pads will have mechanical or electronic wear sensors. But, where should the sensor go? In the case...
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Ceramic or semi-metallic pad
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How to Tell If a Brake Pad is Ceramic or Semi-Metallic?
How to Tell If a Brake Pad is Ceramic or Semi-Metallic? Color is no longer an indicator of the friction material. Don’t judge a brake pad on just the color of the friction material. Not all dark grey friction materials...
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The ADVICS Commitment to Cutting-Edge Technology
The ADVICS Commitment to Cutting-Edge Technology Hear how ADVICS properly honors its OE heritage while highlighting a commitment to cutting-edge technology and consistency in products. It's all in the new branding campaign, you can see for the first time here.
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Pad wear
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Worn Brake Pads Can Indicate a Lot About the Braking System
Worn Brake Pads Say A Lot Before you throw out the old brake pads or order a new set, take a good look at them. Before you throw out the old brake pads or order a new set, take a...
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Scan tool
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Do I Need a Scan Tool to Replace the Read Brake Pads?
Do I Need a Scan Tool to Replace the Read Brake Pads? Find out the importance of using the tool to adjust the parking brake after replacement. From Buick to VW, almost every domestic and import automaker have an electronic...
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Adaptive cruise control and brake pads
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Adaptive Cruise Control and Brake Pads
Adaptive Cruise Control and Brake Pads Watch this Tech Minute to help with your next repair on adaptive cruise control vehicles. In this video, Andrew Markel discusses the importance of using high-quality brake pads for vehicles with adaptive cruise control....
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How to get rid of brake rotor corrosion
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Brake Rotor Corrosion and How to Get Rid Of It
How to Get Rid of Brake Rotor Corrosion? One of the most common conditions of corrosion on the surfaces of the brake rotor. With more people forced to stay at home due to the covid-19 pandemic, vehicles are setting for...
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ADVICS Launches New Branding Campaign and Website for North America at AAPEX 2019
New branding campaign focuses on the customer’s journey New aftermarket website features intuitive navigation and a custom-built catalog and parts lookup tool The redesigned branding elements and website are consistent with ADVICS’ technology-focused family of products LAS VEGAS – Nov....
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ADVICS Launches New North American Website
New aftermarket website features intuitive navigation, a custom-built catalog and parts lookup tool and new individual product pages The site’s responsive design provides a consistent viewing experience for users across devices The site has a new, dedicated domain, separate from...
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ADVICS master cylinder
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INSTALLATION PROCEDURE: BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER
Installation procedure going over how to install ADVICS brake master cylinder. Always consult the manufacturer's vehicle-specific service manual for reference.
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ADVICS to Participate in Panel Discussion at 2019 BMC,FMSI Brake Weekend
Greg Ladley, manager of friction engineering, will represent ADVICS at the 2019 Brake Weekend meeting on June 2nd Leaders in the braking industry will gather to share perspectives on the industry and its future Ladley will participate in a panel...
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The Toyota Quality Alliance Trophy
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ADVICS North America, Inc. Awarded Total Quality Alliance with Toyota
Plymouth, MI (October 2017) – Toyota Motor North America Service Parts & Accessory Supplier Award Recognition has been awarded to ADVICS North America, Inc. The award was presented to ADVICS based on their demonstration of superior quality in their products...
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