Auto Service Professional

FEB 2016

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22 | February 2016 Complete brake service tips Service guidelines to aid in your diagnosis By Mike Mavrigian B rake service requires more than sim- ply replacing rotors and pads. Rather than repairing the obvious issue(s), we need to determine the cause of the concerns to avoid repeating the problem. Taking the time to inspect the system will avoid comebacks and result in a satisfed customer. This brief article provides service guidelines as well as a variety of tips to aid in your diagnosis. Pre-installation wash We've addressed this in the past, and will continue to do so. Whether you're dealing The Chassis Brake rotor temperatures can rise to extreme levels during braking. The example shown here depicts extreme rotor heat testing at Advics' testing facility. During extreme braking condi- tions, rotors can experience upwards of 1,200 to 1,400 degrees F. Photo courtesy of Advics North America Inc.

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