Technician's Guides

The latest practical information on issues that occur in the workshop.


Corrosion and how it affects braking systems

Corrosion is a natural process that deteriorates metal or its properties because of a reaction with the environment.

21 May 2019 15:30

Understanding Brake Judder

Brake judder is one of the few ailments that is likely to affect all vehicles, from the most basic run-around to the finest performance and luxury cars on British roads. But what causes it?

06 February 2019 10:24

Preventing NVH in vehicle braking systems

Vehicle manufacturers spend vast sums on R&D to reduce NVH (Noise, Vibration and Harshness). Here we explain why particular attention should be paid to NVH generated by the braking system.

31 July 2018 10:47

Installing Window-type ABS Ring

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06 April 2018 14:07

Installing Toothed-type ABS Ring

Downloadable PDF only.

06 April 2018 14:00

ABS Sensors

An anti-lock braking system (ABS) is a vehicle safety system that allows the wheels of a car to maintain tractive contact with the road surface while braking, preventing the wheels from locking up (ceasing rotation) and avoiding uncontrolled skidding. It is an automated system that uses the principles of cadence braking.

24 April 2017 09:15

Directional Pads - observations for fitting

Directional brake pads differ from a traditional brake pad in their form, so measures need to be taken by fitters and technicians in order to minimise fitting issues.

30 August 2016 10:30