Technical Resources

The brake system pros at ADVICS have you covered. Whether you need tech tips, how-to videos or installation information, our technical resources library is your one-stop-shop for everything you need to know about our ultra-premium brake pads, brake rotors, hydraulics, calipers and brake fluid.

TECHNICAL RESOURCES

The brake system pros at ADVICS have you covered. Whether you need tech tips, how-to videos or installation information, our technical resources library is your one-stop-shop for everything you need to know about our ultra-premium brake pads, brake rotors, hydraulics, calipers and brake fluid.

Electrification and ADAS: The Brake Pad Connection

In a 45-minute webinar, the experts and engineers from ADVICS explore why most late-model vehicles require a premium brake job to restore the performance and safety of the total vehicle.

Common Consumer Brake Pad FAQs

As a counter professional, you likely have customers inquiring daily about why they should purchase one brake pad over another. Our expert techs at ADVICS have compiled the following guide to help you with these conversations.

What is “brake fade” and how can it be prevented?

Brake fade presents itself in ways that feel similar to that of a worn-out brake pad. With brake fade, stopping power will return, although not always to the same extent once the problem has been addressed.

Tips for Counter Pros: Answering Brake Pad FAQs

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 Identify and Repair Brake Fluid Leaks

Identify and repair brake fluid leaks with these considerations.

Repairing Lost Pedal Pressure Within Your Braking System

Learn about brake hydraulics and the most commonly under or misdiagnosed causes of pedal pressure and how you should fix it.

Identifying and Preventing Warped Rotors

Brake rotors play a critical role in stopping the vehicle safely. How does rotor warping happen, what are the side effects and how can you prevent it?

Installation Procedure: Electric Parking Brake (EPB) Actuator Kits

Installation procedure for how to install an ADVICS Electric Parking Brake (EPB) Actuator Kits. Always consult the manufacturer's vehicle-specific service manual for reference.

How to Diagnose Brake Noise Issues

Brake noise is the most common reasons for customers to visit the shop. Vibration, ‘morning sickness’ and contamination can all be causes of brake noise.

How to Detect Signs of Worn-Out Brake Pads

Ensuring a vehicle’s braking system is in working order is crucial to your customers’ safety. So, a thorough assessment of the vehicle’s brake pad wear is a must.

Considerations for Counter Professionals When Recommending Brake Pads to Electric Vehicle (EV) Owners

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.

Top Tips: Brake Jobs for ADAS-Equipped Vehicles

Performing brake service on vehicles equipped with ADAS or Advanced Driver Assistance Systems can now require additional steps to ensure brakes are in working order.

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.

Brake Pad and Disc Rotor Replacement Procedure

Brakes play a vital role in maintaining road safety. In this video, we will explain how to replace brake pads and rotors in 10 steps.

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.

Troubleshooting: Seized Caliper

What do you do if your car is being pulled to the side when brakes are applied? Here is a helpful list of likely causes and solutions.
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Tech Tips

Our tech tip articles provide you with answers to commonly asked brake system questions, go in-depth on issues you face in the bay and much more. Check back often for new content every month.

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TECH TIPS

Our tech tip articles provide you with answers to commonly asked brake system questions, go in-depth on issues you face in the bay and much more. Check back often for new content every month.

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Tech Videos

Explore technical videos from industry experts on a variety of topics from semi-metallic and ceramic brake pads to brake fluid boiling points, lubrication and other topics you care about most.

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Tech Videos

Explore technical videos from industry experts on a variety of topics from semi-metallic and ceramic brake pads to brake fluid boiling points, lubrication and other topics you care about most.

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Installation Procedure: Brake Master Cylinder

Installation Procedures

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Installation Procedure: Brake Master Cylinder

Installation Procedures

Our installation instructions straight from the factory, available right at your fingertips.

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