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Brake Pad Copper Update

Like it or not, recent mandates limiting the concentration of copper allowed in brake pads could be our generation’s asbestos.

Cleaning Disc Pad And Brake Shoe Break-In (Burnish) Procedure

An effective burnish cycle to seat the friction materials into the opposing rotor and drum surfaces requires approximately 200 stops. The 200 stops are consistent with the burnish procedure outlined in the FMVSS 105 and FMVSS 135.

Brake Pad Wear Sensors

Brake pad wear sensors have been around for more than 40 years. But in the past decade, they have evolved so that brake wear can be estimated. This has allowed the driver to pick the right time to have their brake pads replaced.