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Brake Hardware

Specific hardware does not do its job if it is left in the box.

VIDEO: Lab Tests Show Brake Hardware Effectiveness On Pad Wear

Andrew Markel discusses a lab test with three vehicles on the effectiveness of brand new brake hardware on preventing premature brake pad wear.

VIDEO: Brake Drag And Fuel Economy

Andrew Markel discusses brake hardware, and how these tiny replacement parts can increase fuel economy by reducing brake drag.

VIDEO: Brake Pad Hardware Replacement

Andrew Markel explains the importance of replacing the brake hardware on any brake pad job.

Brake Hardware Lubricant Service

Under extreme braking conditions, some lubricants can’t stand the heat and melt off, evaporate, oxidize or burn. That’s why ordinary, general-purpose chassis grease should never be used for lubricating brake components.

VIDEO: Brake Pads And Hardware

Andrew Markel explains why it’s necessary to replace brake hardware with every brake pad job.

Brake Hardware Is Often Overlooked

Many motorists don’t realize how important new brake hardware is when replacing a set of brake pads or shoes. Disc brake hardware is just as important as the friction material in the pads when it comes to controlling noise and allowing the brakes to stop quietly.