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How to Bleed Brakes

What is brake bleeding? Here's a helpful guide and things you should know about Bleeding your Brakes. Click the headline above to read more!

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What is the Break-In Procedure?

The break in procedure is critical to brake performance. Click Headline above to read more!

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Soft or Spongey Pedal

How To Diagnose a Spongy or Soft Brake Pedal

Your brakes are a vital component of controlling your vehicle. When you press down on the brake, it should feel firm. If you notice your brakes feeling soft or spongy, something is wrong. In this PowerStop guide, we will explain how to identify spongey brakes, common causes of soft pedals, and discuss when it may […]

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left and right rotor which one

How To: Tell the Difference Between Left and Right Drilled & Slotted Rotors

How to Tell the Left and Right Drilled and Slotted Rotors apart For drilled & slotted rotors, it is important to pay attention to which is the left and right rotor. Luckily, if your rotors are not labeled, there is an easy way to tell. On the top side of the rotor, follow up along […]

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Towing Safety & Tips: Brake Fade and Brake Fluid Boil

Towing Safety & Tips: Brake Fade and Brake Fluid Boil At PowerStop, we’re committed to bringing you any information that can help make your driving experience better and safer. In this video, we give you the know-how and techniques to effectively and safely use your brakes while towing. What is Brake Fade? Brake Fade is […]

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track day vs track day spec brake pads for track

Track Day vs Track Day Spec: Which Brake Pads Should You Use on Track?

Track Day vs Track Day Spec: Which Brake Pads Should You Use on Track? PowerStop has developed two lines of brake pads for Track Days to work with your high performance track car. Track Day and Track Day Spec. Both deliver a major performance upgrade for super pedal feel, maximum friction coefficient, and consistent maximum […]

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z23 vs z26 brake pads

Z23 vs Z26: Which Brake Pad Upgrade Is Right for You?

Z23 Evolution Sport or Z26 Street Warrior Performance Brake Pad Kit Z23 vs Z26: which one is right for you? You’ll need to know what kind of performance you want to get out of your brake pads and your driving style. The Z23 pads are a Carbon-Fiber Ceramic formula that offer great dust-free braking performance. […]

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Why Are My Newly Machined Rotors Making Thumping Sound?

Are Your Newly Machined Rotors Making Thumping Sound? If you just had your rotors cut or machined and installed them with new pads but you hear a rhythmic thumping sound, likely it’s a rough finish on the rotor. The rough finish on the rotor acts like a screw to draw up the pads. The thump […]

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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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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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