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Brake Problem Diagnosis & Repair Help Articles:

Fixes For Common Brake Problems

Doing A Complete Brake Job

Disc Brakes

Disc Brakes

Disc Brake Repair

Brake Calipers

Loaded Brake Calipers

Brake Pad Installation Tips

Brake Lubricants

Silencing Brake Squeal

Eliminating Brake Noise

Say No to Brake Noise




Eliminating Brake Dust

Brake Pads: Choosing the Best Brake Lining Materials

Update On Application Specific Brake Linings

Rating Aftermarket Brake Linings: D3EA Testing

Ceramic Brake Pads

More on Ceramic Brake Pads

Brake Rotors

More on Brake Rotor Service

Cautions on Composite Disc Brake Rotors


Drum Brakes

Drum Brake Service

Drum Brake Wheel Cylinder Inspection & Service


Brake Hydraulics

Servicing Brake Hydraulics

Brake Master Cylinder

Brake Balance & Electronic Brake Proportioning

Brake Fluid: A Hot Topic

Bleeding Brakes

Bleeding ABS Brake Systems


Power Brakes

Troubleshooting Power Brakes


Parking Brakes

Parking Brake Service

Electronic Parking Brake (EPB)



Antilock Brakes

Antilock Brakes (ABS)

ABS System Application Chart (by vehicle year, make & model)

ABS Systems Come Under Fire

ABS Scan Tools & Diagnostic Testers

Pulling ABS Diagnostic Codes

Diagnosing ABS Wheel Speed Sensors

Honda Antilock Brakes

Chrysler Dodge Plymouth Minivan Bendix 10 Antilock Brakes

GM Delphi DBC-7 ABS Antilock Brakes

Jeep Bendix 9 Antilock Brakes

Kelsey-Hayes RWAL Rear Wheel Antilock Brakes

Kelsey-Hayes 4WAL Antilock Brakes

Teves Mark 20 Antilock Brakes


Brake Technology Topics

Brake-By-Wire

Electronic Stability Control

Traction Control

Big 3 Brake Symposium Notes - Oct 2002

Big 3 Brake Symposium Notes - May 2001


Brake Recalls & TSBs

Asbestos still a hazard

GM SUV Recall for ABS problem (August 2005)

Honda Accord Rear Brake Wear Problem (2008 - 2010 models)

Toyota Prius Brake Recall


Commonly Asked Brake Problem Questions:

My brake pedal pulsates when I apply the brakes. Why?

My brake pedal is low. Do I need new brakes?

My brake pedal slowly sinks to the floor when I hold my foot on it. What's wrong?

My BRAKE warning light is on. What should I do?

No Brakes!

Brake Line Failure