23 Optional Wire Sensor SKUs Complement Monroe Brand’s Line of ‘Fully Loaded’ Brake Repair Sets


Las Vegas, NV, Nov. 1, 2011 – The Monroe Brakes® brand from Tenneco Inc. (NYSE: TEN) now offers an accessory line of original equipment-style replacement wire wear sensors that provide comprehensive coverage of BMW, Mercedes-Benz and other applications that require a variety of sensor designs. A vast majority of Monroe wire wear sensors are included in the brand’s “fully loaded” pad sets, helping brake service technicians complete more high quality brake repairs in less time.


The new accessory line of wire wear sensors includes 23 SKUs to help ensure that distributors and brake service providers have the correct sensor design for every vehicle.


“One source, one order and a faster, high quality repair – this unique approach has helped make Monroe Ceramics® and Monroe Dynamics® brake pads extremely popular among automotive service professionals,” said Tom Connelly, channel manager, brakes, Tenneco. “Now we have taken the extra step to always offer the right electric wire wear sensor for each application, with the vast majority of these sensors included in the box with Monroe pads, and 23 optional designs available for select models.”


Monroe Ceramics genuine ceramic formula brake pads and Monroe Dynamics semi-metallic pads are packaged complete with noise elimination hardware, wire wear sensors, sensory locking plates and installation lube for thousands of applications. This approach saves technicians and shop owners valuable time that would otherwise be spent searching for related parts needed to complete the job.


The Monroe Brakes product line offers exceptional value for the repair provider through ultra-premium, fully loaded brake pad sets that are offered at a competitive, standard premium price.


For more information about the Monroe Brakes product line, please visit Tenneco’s AAPEX exhibit (No. 1626), contact your automotive parts and/or service provider or visit www.monroebrakes.com.


Tenneco is a $5.9 billion global manufacturing company with headquarters in Lake Forest, Illinois, and approximately 22,000 employees worldwide. Tenneco is one of the world’s largest designers, manufacturers and marketers of emission control and ride control products and systems for the automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment markets and the aftermarket. Tenneco markets its products principally under the Monroe®, Walker®, Gillet™ and Clevite® Elastomer brand names.



Drew Shippy

Pinnacle Communication Group, Inc.

(330) 688-3500