Tech Videos

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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?
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?
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 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...
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Brake Friction Curve
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What Is The Brake Friction Curve
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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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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ADVICS cutting edge technology
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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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