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Bad Vibes (Disc brake rotor problems)

Blog, Brakes
If you were to name the most important safety feature on your vehicle right now, what would your answer be? A lot of driving experts would agree that it’s your brakes.  Most newer vehicles use a well-engineered and efficient style of brakes called disc brakes. …
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Driving with ABS Brakes

Now, Stop Right There! (Driving with ABS Brakes)

Brakes
Do you know what kind of braking system you have on your vehicle?  It matters.  Do you think you should pump your brakes to get them to stop better on a slippery surface? Or are they the new computerized ones that pump the brakes for…
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Mercedes-benz brake pads

Techline Motors Automotive Tips: Brake Pad Options

Blog, Brakes, Tips
There are many types and grades of brake pads.  Sometimes it’s a simple as good-better-best, and other times it’s more about selecting the brake pad that meets your particular needs. First of all, Kitchener drivers should always use brake pads that at least meet your…
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Anti-Lock Brakes

ABS – Anti-Lock Brakes True Facts Revealed

Blog, Brakes
There’s a common misconception that Anti-Lock Brakes help you stop faster. That is not always the case on loose gravel or snowy surfaces. Anti-Lock Brakes, in fact, are designed to help you maintain control of your vehicle in an emergency braking situation. Imagine you are…
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