If there’s one thing you want your brakes to be, it’s dependable. Good brakes are important no matter what you drive and need to be maintained no matter how much of a DIY mechanic you fancy yourself to be. Learning how to clean brake rotors and staying on top of it is an easy way to help maintain your brake system’s safety.
The front brakes vs rear brakes comparison has everything to do with friction and heat.
What are slotted rotors and how can they improve spirited driving, track days, towing or hauling? Consider the pros and cons of slotted rotors.
Wouldn’t it be great if our cars told us when something is wrong? In a way, they already do. Modern cars have instrument panels with dozens of symbols and warning indicators. These notify you of basic issues, like the windshield washer fluid is low, as well as possibly dangerous problems. Cars make a lot of noise, but there are a few telltale noises that signal your brakes are the culprit…
While it might be obvious when you need to replace your brake pads, it might not always be so obvious determining if you need brake rotor replacement….
In the day of remove and replace vehicle maintenance, turning rotors and flywheels has become a forgotten option. Sometimes, replacement is the only solution, but basic service and maintenance of … Continue Reading Know-How Notes: All About Flywheel and Brake Rotor Turning
Brake rotor replacement is something every driver eventually faces, and it helps to understand a little about how this component fits into your car’s braking ecosystem so you can make smart choices when talking to your mechanic. Brake rotors are some of the most durable parts on your car, but over time the stress of daily driving takes a toll, even on steel…
Brake jobs are necessary part of automobile ownership. Whether you take your ride to a NAPA AutoCare Center or prefer to handle the task yourself, a NAPA Brake Package is … Continue Reading Inside A NAPA Brake Package
The brake caliper is a critical part of your car’s braking system. Here’s a look at how it works and some signs it needs your attention.
Your brakes serve a very basic purpose: stopping your car. But there are choices to make when dealing with your brakes, not least of all choosing the right kind of brake rotor. Brake rotors can be made of six different materials, each with its own advantages. Let’s take a look at the six most common brake rotor material types, their pros and cons, and which type may be the right ones for you…