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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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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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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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rotor balance
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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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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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