How-Tos
December 08, 2021

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 a vehicle’s brake system as brake fluid flows to the piston(s) in the caliper to press the brake pads onto the rotor. If you are preparing to install a new […]

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November 28, 2021

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) Not only are brake rust and dust unsightly, but they are corrosive to your wheels—and because brakes require friction and brake pad wear to function, some level of dust is also inevitable. Your wheels will always be exposed to dust from your brakes; that […]

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winter weather driving tips
November 11, 2021

Tips To Prepare For Driving In Winter Weather

Be sure you and your vehicle are prepared for winter weather with these helpful tips! Winter is coming for much of the country and with that brutal snow and freezing temperatures. From regular maintenance to gathering supplies that could come in hand in a pinch, we have you covered. Tips To Prepare For Driving In […]

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October 28, 2021

How To Fix Noisy, Squeaky Brakes

It can be unsettling to hear squeaks, squeals, and other noises coming from your brakes. While squeaky brakes are not always a cause for panic, it is important to determine the reason for the noise instead of ignoring it. What Causes Brakes to Squeak? In order to determine how to fix noisy, squeaky brakes, you […]

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Truck Towing Safety Tips z36 load weight and equipment
October 25, 2021

How To Safely Tow

The safest way to tow a vehicle is with a tow truck or a pickup/trailer combination.  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 the following video, we visit our friends at Curt Manufacturing to help […]

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Road Trip Tips For Beginners
September 29, 2021

Best Road Trip Tips For Beginners

5 Tips To Plan Your First Road Trip Looking to head out on your very first road trip? Check out these tips to plan the perfect trip for beginners! A road trip is a great way to sightsee and reconnect with friends and family along the way. Road trips can be an inexpensive, enjoyable, safe, […]

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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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