Helpful Automotive Resources
June 28, 2020 Mazda3, CX-30 Recalled for Loose Brake CaliperTo fix the issue, Mazda said it will conduct an inspection of the front caliper bolts on the affected vehicles. If necessary, the calipers will be tightened or replaced if the bolts are missing. The automaker said all repairs will be done at no cost to customers.
June 03, 2020 Why Are My Brakes Smoking?This can be a frightening scenario, especially for new drivers. Seeing smoke or smelling something burnt when stepping on the brakes is certainly not a good sign—but why is it happening?
July 17, 2020 Does My Car Have a Recall?Read on to find out.
Check if your car’s defective part is covered by a recall before paying for a repair or replacement.
How Do I Know If My Car Has a Recall?
July 03, 2020 5 Possible Reasons Why Your Car Shakes When BrakingMany modern cars have disc brakes at all four corners, though some have discs in the front and drums in the rear. Pressing the brake pedal forces a pair of brake pads to squeeze against the disc-shaped rotor, creating the friction needed to stop the vehicle.
August 05, 2020 How Do Car Brakes Work?Stepping on the pedal activates its lever and its connected piston. Powered by your foot, the lever forces a piston inside the master cylinder. The piston then displaces brake fluid out of the cylinder and into the lines that lead to either the brake calipers (in a disc brake system) August 27, 2020 Ford Gives F-150 Additional Standard Safety TechThe decision will see Ford become the first American automaker to make the technology standard equipment on light-duty trucks. However, for the trucks’ Super Duty edition, automatic emergency braking will remain optional for the base model and standard on the higher trims.
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