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May 02, 2020

Have Noisy, Squeaky Brakes? – Causes and Solutions.

For a full article detailing various types of brake system noises and how to fix them, check out ‘Squeaky Brakes: What Do They Mean & How to Fix Them’ by our friends at CarParts.com Brake Noises For a few different reasons, brakes might make noise. While it may be incredibly annoying, it does not always […]

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Brake pad and rotor kit installation guide powerstop
February 20, 2020

Brake Kit Installation Guide

The installation guide is for reference only. Please refer to the vehicle's service manual or professional installer for complete instructions. Click the headline to Read More!

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July 18, 2019

6 Summer Car Cleaning & Detailing Mistakes to Avoid

It’s summer. Birds are chirping, lawns are a well-kept green, and kids are happily out of school. It’s the perfect time of year to have your car looking its best, especially if you might be looking to trade-in or sell it. However, the paint and glass is more delicate than you might think. So if […]

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Truck U Z36 Extreme Truck & Tow Brake Kit Install
July 16, 2019

Truck U Series: PowerStop Z36 Extreme Truck & Tow Brake Kit Install

Truck U Tackles a Z36 Truck & Tow Install The guys over at Truck U know their way around a truck. From maintenance to extreme off-road upgrades, Matt and Bruno handle everything in the shop with fun and knowledge. In this feature, the duo presents the PowerStop Z36 Extreme Truck & Tow brake kit. This […]

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Brake warning light
June 28, 2019

What is a Brake Warning Light & How To Fix It

In this article, we will go over what a brake warning light looks like, how to inspect possible issues related to it, and the different options to fix it. When a check engine light comes on it’s a scary sight. It can turn an otherwise great day into a stressful one in an instant. Unfortunately, […]

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Truck Towing Safety Tips z36 load weight and equipment
December 20, 2018

Towing Safety & Tips: Load Weight and Equipment

Towing Safety & Tips: Load Weight and Equipment | PowerStop At PowerStop we’re committed to bringing you any information that can help make your driving experience better and safer. Towing requires different precautions than everyday driving. In this video, we traveled to our friends Curt Manufacturing to help us go over some of the basic […]

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November 20, 2018

How to Clean Brake Rotors of Dust, Rust and Corrosion (step-by-step)

How to Clean Brake Rotors of Dust, Rust and Corrosion (step-by-step) Rust and corrosion can build up on the rotors and hubs. Here are different ways to clean surface rust on your brake rotors: Clean Brake Rotors on The Vehicle: Step 1: Loosen lug screws/nuts Step 2: Remove the wheels by unscrewing the lug screw/nuts […]

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August 17, 2018

Helpful Tips For Installing A New Brake Caliper

Brake Caliper Install Tips & Tricks Installing a brake caliper on your vehicle? You’ve come to the right place. Brake Calipers are very important to the brake system as brake fluid flows to the piston(s) in the caliper to press the brake pads onto the rotor. We recommend the following tips and important steps when […]

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August 15, 2018

How to: Break-in Your New Evolution Coated Rotors

How to: Break-in Your New Evolution Coated Rotors This procedure is critical to brake performance. Each vehicle has slight differences in how the pads will compress onto the rotor, requiring this to be done on an individual vehicle basis. ​This way the brake pads can deposit an even layer of friction material onto the rotors. […]

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brake pads, pads, how to install brake pads, f150, PowerStop
August 14, 2018

How to-Install Brake Pads (2010-2018 Ford F150, Expeditions, and Lincoln Navigators)

How to- Install Brake Pads (Ford F150, Expeditions, and Lincoln Navigators) The brake pads used on the 2010 to present Ford F150, Expeditions, and Lincoln Navigators have a slightly different inner and outer brake pad that can be installed in the wrong positions. Incorrect installation will affect the performance of the brake system and can […]

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