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Brake System Noise Troubleshooting Tips

Vibration is the main source of noise in a brake system. Noise generally results from rust, distorted or loose components, and/or the wearing or weakening of an original part. As components weaken or become fatigued from the heat and stress generated in the brake system, they no longer fit properly. Any vibration resulting from the…

Normal Master Cylinder Position

No Pedal with New Master Cylinder Installation – Quick Fix or Check?

A “no brake pedal” condition can be encountered after a new master cylinder is installed, leading the technician to believe that the master cylinder is defective. This is likely not the case; the condition can be caused by the piston sticking in bore of the master cylinder during the bleeding process when the brake system…

Ford Truck Rear Drum Installation Problems: Brake Drag

Rear brake shoe performance and wear can be adversely affected if the parking brake is not releasing properly. Often this is not discovered until the brakes are replaced and there is difficulty installing the drums. And then, the new friction is commonly blamed for this situation. Other symptoms of a problem that can be related…

When to Use Chemical Compounds during Disc Pad Installation

The use of chemical compounds when installing disc brake pads depends on the pad design. We have broken down whether to use chemicals when you install your brake pads and the proper type of compound you’ll need. Following these guidelines will help ensure optimal function and service life. Mechanical Shim When installing disc pads with…

Hydraulic Clutch Unit Bleeding Procedure

Safety Procedures Always follow the vehicle manufacturer’s recommended safety procedures in your Shop and Owner’s Manual. NOTE: Some external slave cylinders do not have bleed screws. Some casting may appear to be missing a bleeder but careful inspect will reveal no fluid passage holes. These cylinders are a result of casting consolidations and the application…

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