MCHENRY, Ill. — Brake Parts Inc. (BPI), maker of Raybestos brakes, is offering free online training resources for vehicle repair professionals and auto enthusiasts, including how-to videos, technical bulletins, news and tech tips.
"Raybestos has been known as the best in brakes for over 100 years for a reason," Kristin Grons, BPI's marketing manager, said.
"In addition to supplying top-quality brake products, we focus on ways to provide extra value to our customers. The resources section of the Raybestos website is frequently updated and always available.
"Customers can visit when it's most convenient for them to learn about product advancements, learn brake repair techniques and view technical bulletins."
With more than 75 videos available, technicians can watch brief how-to sessions with Raybestos trainers from a wide variety of topics, including: "How Electronic Parking Brakes Work"; "How to Repair a Brake Hose"; and "Adjusting Parking Brakes," the company said.
The full selection of videos can be viewed at brakepartsinc.com.
Technical bulletins cover various brake conditions that are known to occur in vehicles. These bulletins can help technicians troubleshoot a problem when a vehicle is in their shop and find a solution. Each technical bulletin contains the vehicle involved, the condition and the repair procedure.
"Braking News" covers brake industry topics to assist technicians in their day-to-day job routine, while tech tips provide general brake repair topics. The frequently asked questions come from technicians on a regular basis and can be used as a resource when performing a brake job, the company said.