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Brake Problems and Repairs

Since the braking system is so essential to the safety of your car, having any sort of problem in this area seems like a pretty frightening situation. The good news is that most brake problems can be avoided with regular maintenance, and there are telltale warning signs of an impending problem in almost all cases. […]

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Telltale Signs You Need New Brakes

Good brakes in good condition are essential to your safety and the safety of your car. It is important that you can depend on your brakes to get you through any unexpected obstacles on the road. There are a few ways to help you know when it is time to replace your brakes. When you see these signs, make sure that you take your car in to your auto mechanic to make sure that your car can be safely driven on the road.

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Mar

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Safe Winter Braking

Icy and snowy conditions can cause havoc on the roads. Whenever you are driving in extreme winter conditions it is good to know how to handle your brakes so that you can come to complete and safe stops no matter what obstacles the weather or road may throw your way.

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The Six Most Common Brake Problems

There are a handful of brake problems that most frequently require repair. Knowing about these six brake problems can help a car or truck owner be better prepared for what a particular brake repair might entail, before even going in to the auto repair shop. Starting with spongy braking, this is when the brake feels […]

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History of Drum Brakes

Automobile brakes come in different styles and designs. From disk brakes to drum brakes, designs have developed and improved from the late 1800’s until today. In 1902, a brake “race” was run, with a man named Ransom E. Olds entering his “Oldsmobile” against a Victoria horseless carriage and a four-horse coach equipped with tire brakes. […]

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Drum Brakes Inventor, Louis Renault

Louis Renault was a Frenchman born in 1877, whose name, to this day, brings up intrigue and tragedy. As a boy, he was fascinated with the development of the new horseless carriage. French enigneers had invented an unseemly three-wheeled steam-powered vehicle. But, once Serpollet and Peugeot started using internal combustion engines instead, the Peugeot company […]

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Disc Brakes Inventor, Frederick William Lanchester

An English engineer born in the late 1800s, in London, Frederick William Lanchester was a man who is marked in history as one of the greatest contributors to the development of automobile and aeronautic technology. Lanchester completed his college work at Hartley University College followed by the National School of Science at Imperial College. After […]

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ABS Brakes: Gabriel Voisin

The anti-lock brake system, now known as ABS, was originally invented for airplanes in 1929. The French automobile and aeronautical engineer, Gabriel Voison, developed ABS because threshold braking for airplanes was next to impossible. Anti-lock brakes allow the tires to maintain traction on the road surface while braking. This prevents locking of the wheels and […]

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Be Wary of Auto Repair ScamsUtah Auto Repair

There are a lot of dishonest people out in the world. Utah auto repair scams are happening more and more frequently. Auto repair scams actually account for one of the top five most reported consumer complaints in the United States.

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Top 6 Brake Problems

Here are the six most common problems Utah brake repair shops face when a customer brings their vehicle in for repairs. No matter how good of a driver you are brake problems can happen. Stay safe, and pay attention to any problems in your brake system. A major problem Utah brake repair shops face is […]