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Are Your Brakes in Tip-Top Shape?

Are Your Brakes in Tip-Top Shape?

August 5, 2021

The loud squeal coming from your tires can be your brake pads—telling you they need to be checked. The noise might be caused by a pad wear indicator scraping on the brake rotor. The indicator was put there to warn you when your brakes are getting too thin, but there are also other signs it’s […]

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Put a Stop to Brake Trouble Before School Starts

Put a Stop to Brake Trouble Before School Starts

August 1, 2019

A properly operating brake system is critical to safe vehicle operation and control under a variety of conditions. Brake Safety Awareness Month is the ideal time to stop and make sure your brakes are working properly before the new school year and colder temperatures arrive. “When it comes to vehicle safety, the brake system is […]

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What Noise is My Car Making and What Does it Mean?

What Noise is My Car Making and What Does it Mean?

November 5, 2018

Today’s modern vehicle is known for its ability to hum quietly along, so when a new noise starts, you’ll probably notice this right away. However, you may not know what it means. Discover what these seven distinct noises could mean to your vehicle’s health. Download full PDF info graphic here.

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Top 5 Reasons that Squealing Noise is Coming from Your Car

Top 5 Reasons that Squealing Noise is Coming from Your Car

September 24, 2018

Have you ever turned the key, revved up the engine, and backed out of the driveway, excited to hit the town for fun or even just to get some of those errands run, only to hear that dreaded and embarrassing squeal come from under the hood? You know the one that makes your neighbors turn […]

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3 Things to know about Brake Maintenance

3 Things to know about Brake Maintenance

August 13, 2018

August is Brake Safety Awareness Month, and we wanted to provide car owners with some basic information about brake maintenance.  Properly maintained brakes are critical to car safety.  Brake functionality can be affected by driving conditions, driver habits, quality of brake system materials, and type of vehicle.  Driving conditions are unpredictable in many cases, and […]

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Sealed Hub Bearing Assemblies Make Bearing Inspections Complicated

Sealed Hub Bearing Assemblies Make Bearing Inspections Complicated

September 28, 2017

Cleaning, inspecting and packing wheel bearings were once a common practice when performing brake service. These types of bearings, commonly known as tapered bearings, were exposed when disassembled for easy inspection and service. Today’s technology uses wheel bearing hub assemblies that are sealed, making inspection more difficult. These assemblies not only include the wheel bearing, […]

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Protect Yourself and Your Reputation with Quality

Protect Yourself and Your Reputation with Quality

August 10, 2017

Mighty’s New System XL® and TecSelect® Brake Pads Brake system services are vital to the safe operation of vehicles on the road. Whether you are a shop performing brakes services or having brake service performed on your car, make certain you protect your reputation for quality work and safety by using only top quality parts. The last […]

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Braking System Safety

Braking System Safety

September 1, 2016

August was National Brake Safety Awareness Month, and we would like to remind drivers everywhere that the best way to stay safe on the road is to stay informed throughout the year. Common symptoms of brake issues, such as squeaking, may only need a little grease, but they could also be a sign of a […]

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