Auto Service World
News   July 12, 2016   by Steve Pawlett

Free New Monroe Brakes Technician’s Guide Details Modern brake System Diagnosis, Repair



A comprehensive new brake system diagnosis and repair guide for professional technicians is now available from Tenneco’s Monroe Brakes brand. The 16-page, illustrated, free publication, “A Professional Technician’s Guide to Brake Service,” includes in-depth information regarding the evolution of automotive brake system technologies as well as proven steps for identifying and correcting common brake performance issues.

Featuring a handy, laminated “flip-book” format ideally suited to vehicle repair facilities, the Monroe Brakes guide includes detailed diagrams of the mechanical, hydraulic and electronic components represented in a modern brake system, as well as recommended steps designed to ensure a fast, complete repair that enhances customer confidence and loyalty. Dozens of photos and illustrations help technicians properly identify and address the root causes of common brake wear, noise, pedal feel, dusting and other complaints. Also detailed are inspection procedures for modern brake system electronics as well as rotors and hydraulic system components, and pad and shoe installation tips “Brake diagnosis and repair are becoming increasingly complex with each new generation of vehicle technology,” said Tom Connelly, national marketing and sales manager, Monroe Brakes.  “Our new technician’s guide, in combination with our extensive portfolio of other technical resources, can help professionals minimize the chances of comebacks, ultimately leading to superior customer satisfaction and loyalty.”

For technicians requiring additional technical support for a specific brake repair challenge, the guide outlines the many resources available through Tenneco’s Technical Resource Center, including live Techline assistance from ASE-certified professionals, training clinics and DVDs, and Web-based print and video tools. Additional technical information also is available via