10 Tips That Can Help You Solve A Brake Comeback That Is Due To Noise

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Nothing is worse than a customer returning to your shop after a brake job complaining of a noise or performance issue. These comebacks can be frustrating because they cost your shop’s productivity and reputation. Below are 10 tips that can … Read More »

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ASE A5 Test Prep: Brake Pulsation And Runout

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Being able to diagnose and solve brake rotor pulsation problems is critical to passing the ASE A5 exam for brakes. Pulsation and brake performance problems may not seem to be the most difficult, but they often cause the most headaches … Read More »

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Bad Brake Pad Contest: Contestants Photos

The pictures from the Bad Brake Pad Contest are online at: http://www.safebraking.com/bad-brake-pad-contest-contestants-photos/ You can and also see the winner at: https://www.facebook.com/SafeBraking

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MYTH: Brake Judder And Vibration Is Caused By Discs That Have Been Warped From Excessive Heat

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The term “warped brake disc” has been in common use in motor racing for decades. When a driver reports a vibration under hard braking, inexperienced crews, after checking for (and not finding) cracks often attribute the vibration to “warped discs”. … Read More »

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Bad Brake Pad Contest: Monthly Winner and Weekly Winners Announced

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The results are in and we our proud to announce our second monthly winner of the Bad Brake Pad Photo Contest! The contest itself challenges anyone with a camera to take a picture of the worst brake pad they can … Read More »

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Seven Brake Hardware Items

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ABUTMENT CLIPS Abutment clips reside on the caliper bracket lands on most vehicles. They create a uniform surface for the pads to make contact with. Some abutment clips include fingers that hold the pad in place. These are consumable components … Read More »

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YOU STILL HAVE TIME TO PARTICIPATE AT THE BAD BRAKE PADS PHOTO CONTEST

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Bad Brakes+Camera Phone=Snap-on gift card and a chance to win a trip for two to the 2014 SEMA in Las Vegas courtesy of NUCAP. NUCAP Industries, manufacturer of the innovative NRS mechanical attachment system for Brake Pad backing plates, is partnered with … Read More »

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Bad Pad Photo Contest Monthly Winner Announced

The results are in and we our proud to announce our first monthly winner of the Bad Break Pad Photo Contest! The contest itself challenges anyone with a camera to take a picture of the worst brake pad they can … Read More »

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Pay Close Attention To These Brake Hardware Items

Abutment clips reside on the caliper bracket lands on most vehicles. They create a uniform surface for the pads to make contact with. Some abutment clips include fingers that hold the pad in place. These are consumable components in a … Read More »

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Judging Brake Pads: Do You Trust Your Pads?

Buying a quality brake pad is like buying medicine. When you are buying a legal drug, you are not just paying the cost to manufacture, package and market the pill. The bulk of what you are paying for is research … Read More »

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