From brake pads and brake rotors to hydraulics, calipers and brake fluid, we’ve got the answers to your most important brake system questions. Check out our technical library below.
Troubleshooting and Mitigating Brake Rotor Problems
As you know, issues with front brake rotors will feel like a shaking of the steering wheel when pressure is applied to the brake pedal.
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.
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.
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.
Common Causes of Brake Fluid Leaks and Diagnoses
How do you recognize if something has gone wrong, like a brake fluid leak? There are a few simple indicators to keep an eye out for.
Why Choose Ultra-Premium Brake Fluid?
Brake fluid is a hydraulic fluid that applies braking force to all four of the vehicle’s wheels when the driver presses on the brake pedal.
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?
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.
Checklist: Winter Brake System Issues to Look Out For
In the cold winter months, there are some additional things to look out for that can help keep your customers safer as they drive in inclement conditions.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Are Ceramic Brakes Right for Your Customer?
There are different types of friction to choose from – organic, semi-metallic, ceramic – when performing repair or maintenance on brakes.
Ceramic vs. Semi-Metallic Brake Pads: How They Work and What They’re Made Of
Your customers rely on their braking system to provide reliable stops each and every time. So how does the vehicle’s friction system work?