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Technical Bulletins

Keeping you and your workshop in the know with the latest braking technical information!

Technical Bulletins
21 September 2016
Brake Shudder Explained and How to Fix It

Brake shudder… You may have experienced it while driving, but what is it exactly? Brake shudder is the vibration that you feel through the steering wheel when you hit the brakes. Brake shudder...

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Technical Bulletins
7 September 2016
Signs of Brake Pad Wear & Uneven Pad Wear

Your vehicle’s braking system plays a very important role in keeping you safe. And because of this, it’s especially important to maintain your braking system properly to keep it working in...

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Technical Bulletins
7 March 2016
BS5064 Rear Brake Shoe For Ford Escape & Mazda Tribute 2001 Onwards

Bendix have reviewed and updated the catalogue brake shoe listings for the Series 1 Ford Escape and Mazda Tribute. Originally the rear brake shoes for the Series 1 Ford Escape and Mazda Tribute were...

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Technical Bulletins
17 February 2016
Product Update: Ford Transit Van

INTRODUCING NEW PART DB2328 The new generation Ford Transit uses a very similar looking pad to the previous generation. Bendix Part DB1915 was developed for the generation 4 Transit. New Bendix part...

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Technical Bulletins
23 September 2015
Learn How to Change Your Brake Fluid With Bendix

Brake fluid by nature absorbs moisture from the atmosphere through microscopic pores in braking lines, and through the small vent in the master cylinder reservoir. As brake fluid absorbs water the...

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Technical Bulletins
30 September 2012
Disc Thickness Variation (DTV) - Issue 14

Disc Thickness Variation (DTV) is where the rotor or disc varies in thickness as indicated in the diagram. DTV causes torque variation with symptoms such as (i) Pedal pulsation as the rotor passes...

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Technical Bulletins
1 September 2012
Bendix Covers Brake Fluid Functions - Issue 13

Brake fluids are not only expected to work in normal and in extreme conditions but these are also called on to do other functions. - Brake fluid also lubricates the moving parts in the brake system...

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Technical Bulletins
31 August 2012
Bendix provides an insight into the importance of Brake Fluid - Issue 12

Most of us probably drive our cars 15,000 to 20,000 kilometres a year and during that time we would have probably changed our engine oil, had our coolant levels checked, wiper blades replaced and...

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Technical Bulletins
24 April 2012
Bendix Survey Highlights the Importance of Cleaning Brake Components

A survey within the trade by Australian’s leading brake manufacturer Bendix, has highlighted the importance of getting the message out regarding cleaning brake components especially rotors and...

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Technical Bulletins
3 March 2012
Bendix Titanium Technology Saving the Trade Time and Money

Titanium Stripe technology built into the extensive range of brake pads for sedans, 4WD’s and light commercial vehicles as produced by leading brake manufacturer Bendix, is saving both time and...

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Technical Bulletins
10 September 2011
Ceramic high performance synthetic lubriant

When two objects move relative to one another, the molecular interaction between the two surfaces leads to wear. Wear occurs by several mechanisms, which material scientists categorise as adhesive,...

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