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The Bendix Brake System Guide

An intro to Bendix disc brake function and maintenance

How They Work:

Applying the brakes activates a power booster forcing hydraulic brake fluid through the master cylinder and combination valve, via brake lines to all four wheels.

Disc Brakes:

The wheel assembly consists of a wheel hub and rotor with a caliper housing the disc brake pad. A piston in each caliper forces the disc brake pad against the rotor, creating the necessary friction to stop the rotor spinning.

How Often?

Brakes are out of sight and generally out of mind. Your brake system should be thoroughly checked once a year as a minimum. In as little as fifteen minutes, a brake specialist can give your car’s braking system a safety check.

How They Work:


  • Bendix Brake System Guide Poster 2018 Prj 06811
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