brake pads

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Troubleshooting: Brake Pad Backing Plate Rust
What to do when your brake pad backing plate is rusting. Here is a helpful list of likely causes and solutions.
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Brake squeal loud noise
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How to Address Brake Noise Issues
You’re familiar with one of the most common reasons customers bring their vehicles into the shop: unpleasant noise emitted when they press down on the brake pedal.
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Troubleshooting: Brake Pad Brake Noise
What to do when a squeal or squeak can be heard when brakes are applied? Here is a helpful list of likely causes and solutions.
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Benefits of Using Brake Parts Designed to Work Together
When replacing brake system components, it might seem like using compatible parts from any manufacturer – regardless of brand – should get the job done.
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Recommending the Best Brake Pads for Your Customer
Recommending the best brake pads possible for your customers. Let’s break down the differences between each of the three brake pad material types.
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PBC grease and brakes
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Troubleshooting: Brake Noise PBC Grease Application
What to do for PBC grease application for brake pad noise. Here is a helpful list of likely causes and solutions.
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Troubleshooting: Brake Pad Uneven or Premature Wear
What to do when your brake pad is uneven or wearing down prematurely. Here is a helpful list of likely causes and solutions.
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brake rotor
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ADVICS HOW TO: Bedding-In Brake Rotors & Brake Pads
Shaking, vibration and noise are some common reasons for a customer to visit the shop. This can be caused by improper installation of parts.
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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.
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Ultra premium brakes
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Ultra-Premium Quality: What Does It Mean For Your Shop?
In the aftermarket, there are parts manufacturers who produce product which is better than OE quality? That’s where companies like ADVICS come in!
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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
As a technician, you know the importance of performing a full brake system inspection to ensure that you complete the right service for the vehicle.
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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.
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Where Should Brake Lubricant Be Applied?
Where should brake lubricant be applied? Applying grease to the correct areas? Andrew Markel settles the argument about brake lubricants.
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How do brake pad shims work
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How Do Brake Pad Shims Work?
Brake pad shims help prevent brake noise or NVH by creating a barrier between the brake pad and caliper. Take a look at what makes an effective brake shim.
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Causes of Brake Noise
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Brake Noise Problems Without the Brake Pads
What could cause brake noise even when the brakes are not applied? Often brake noise will not change when the brakes are not applied.
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Brake Pad Sensor Location
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Where Should the Brake Pad Wear Sensor Go?
Depending on the application, the brake pads will have mechanical or electronic wear sensors. But, where should the sensor go?
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Pad wear
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Worn Brake Pads Can Indicate a Lot About the Braking System
Before you throw out the old brake pads or order a new set, take a good look at them. Worn brake pads can tell you a lot about the entire brake system.
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Adaptive cruise control and brake pads
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Adaptive Cruise Control and Brake Pads
This Tech Minute video with Andrew Markel discusses the importance of using high-quality brake pads for vehicles with adaptive cruise control.
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