• Mintex teaches brake maintenance best practices

    TMD Friction, the parent company of brake friction brand Mintex, has presented its professional technical ...

    TMD Friction, the parent company of brake friction brand Mintex, has presented its professional technical training initiative known as the "Mintex Masterclass." Scott Irwin, Head of Technical Training ...

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  • How to change rear brake pads on a Hyundai i40

    Blue Print guides readers of PMM through the replacement process for the rear brake pads on the Hyundai i ...

    Blue Print guides readers of PMM through the replacement process for the rear brake pads on the Hyundai i40. The Hyundai i40 saloon and tourer estate cars were designed specifically for the European m ...

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  • febi outlines brake disc shields

    Febi outlines everything you need to know about brake disc shields. A vehicle’s braking system aims to cr ...

    Febi outlines everything you need to know about brake disc shields. A vehicle’s braking system aims to create the necessary braking force to reduce the vehicle’s speed and prevent it from moving when ...

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  • Educating customers on brake fluid

    Scott Irwin MIMI, head of technical training at TMD Friction’s aftermarket brake brand, Mintex, discusses ...

    Scott Irwin MIMI, head of technical training at TMD Friction’s aftermarket brake brand, Mintex, discusses why garages need to educate their customers on the technicalities around each variation of bra ...

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  • Liqui Moly looks at EV Brake Systems

    In this series of articles, Liqui Moly investigates common vehicle problems and proposes a solution. This ...

    In this series of articles, Liqui Moly investigates common vehicle problems and proposes a solution. This month it looks at EV Brake Systems. Problem: EV Brake Systems Solution: Liqui Moly’s Brake Flu ...

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  • The importance of bedding brakes

    Braking solutions provider, Juratek informs the PMM audience about the importance of bedding brakes to en ...

    Braking solutions provider, Juratek informs the PMM audience about the importance of bedding brakes to ensure they work safely. The brake pad is half the friction couple, with the brake disc being the ...

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  • ACtronics explains brake by wire

    ACtronics outlines how even the braking system on cars can’t escape an all-electric future. In recent dec ...

    ACtronics outlines how even the braking system on cars can’t escape an all-electric future. In recent decades we’ve become used to pressing down the brake pedal in order to push fluid towards the brak ...

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  • How to solve a Porsche Hybrid brake vacuum issue

    Opus’ IVS 360 team supports a customer’s Porsche Cayenne 92A hybrid brake vacuum issue. Vehicle informati ...

    Opus’ IVS 360 team supports a customer’s Porsche Cayenne 92A hybrid brake vacuum issue. Vehicle information Make: Porsche Model: Cayenne (2011 - 2017) Year: 2011-2017 Engine: Hybrid Tools required Dia ...

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  • Autodata fixes fault on Toyota Auris

    In this regular column, Autodata’s Technical Team share their fixes to common problems raised through Aut ...

    In this regular column, Autodata’s Technical Team share their fixes to common problems raised through Autodata’s technical helpline, available to all UK customers. 2014 Toyota Auris whistling noise fr ...

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  • Best practice advice: brake pads

    One of Bosch’s braking experts answers common questions on brake pads and gives their best practice advic ...

    One of Bosch’s braking experts answers common questions on brake pads and gives their best practice advice. Brake pads are wearing parts. Every time a car is received at the workshop, the mechanics sh ...

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  • Bosch shares compound disc brake advice

    Compound disc brakes are lighter than standard brake discs and therefore reduce carbon emissions. It is e ...

    Compound disc brakes are lighter than standard brake discs and therefore reduce carbon emissions. It is essential technicians are familiar with their properties. Bosch provides some Best Practice advi ...

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  • How to replace rear brake pads on a Hyundai i40

    Blue Print runs through the process of replacing the brake pads and discs on the rear wheels of Hyundai’s ...

    Blue Print runs through the process of replacing the brake pads and discs on the rear wheels of Hyundai’s i40 saloon and tourer estate. The i40 uses an electromechanical parking brake system similar t ...

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  • How to accurately fit discs

    Scott Irwin, head of technical training at TMD Friction, the company behind Textar and Mintex, discusses ...

    Scott Irwin, head of technical training at TMD Friction, the company behind Textar and Mintex, discusses how discs should be fitted to provide accurate run out measurements. Checking disc brake run ou ...

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  • WD-40 outlines latest lubricant offering

    It can often be difficult to get access to a stubborn brake bleeder screw. In this situation, it helps to ...

    It can often be difficult to get access to a stubborn brake bleeder screw. In this situation, it helps to have a lubricant product designed specifically for this sort of problem. WD-40 explains… While ...

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  • Grease is the word

    Despite copper grease often being hailed as the ultimate lubricant, there isn’t a universal solution that ...

    Despite copper grease often being hailed as the ultimate lubricant, there isn’t a universal solution that is suitable for all contact points. Apec Braking outlines the need for specialised lubricants ...

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