MONROE BRAKES®: THE TRUSTED UNDERCAR EXPERT.


A complete line of quality brake products from Monroe, the trusted undercar expert.
The Total Solution® for today's repair professionals.
Everything you need for
a quality repair.
Meets or exceeds OE
manufacturer specifications.
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MONROE BRAKES®: MAP Standards of Service

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Parking Brake Systems

The parking brake is an integral part of the brake system. It is important that the parking brake function properly when brake service is performed. By law the parking brake must sustain a vehicle from moving on the equivalency of a 6% grade. Monroe® recommends servicing, cleaning and adjusting all parking brakes including rear drum, rear disc with shoe or actuating caliper piston, front disc and hydro-electric parking brakes. Parking brake must operate to manufactures specifications.

Condition Code Procedure
Attaching hardware broken A Require repair or replacement of hardware
Attaching hardware missing C Require replacement of hardware
Attaching hardware not functioning A Require repair or replacement of hardware
Cable improperly adjusted B Require cable adjustment
Cable or individual wires in the cable are broken A Require replacement of cable assembly
Cable sticking A Require cable lubrication

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A Part no longer performs intended purpose
B Part does not meet a design specification (regardless of performance)
C Part is missing
1 Part is close to the end of its useful life (just above discard specifications, or weak; failure likely to occur soon, etc.)
2 To address a customer need, convenience, or request (to stiffen ride, enhance performance, eliminate noise, etc.)
3 To comply with maintenance recommended by the vehicle's Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)
4 Technician's recommendation based on substantial and informed experience