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Monthly Archives: June 2021

What is an Electronic Brake Force Distribution System?

What is an Electronic Brake Force Distribution System?

When driving, you step on the brake pedal countless times, but for the braking system to work efficiently without the wheels losing traction and skidding, some innovative technology such as ABS and EBD. The electronic brake-force distribution (EBD) system is a critical safety feature in the car. What is it? What does it do? How does it work? Understanding the Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) Also referred to as electronic brake-force limitation (EBL), the EBD is part of a car's anti-lock braking system and the electronic stability control (ESC). It combines hydraulic and electronic components that distribute and regulate the braking pressure applied on the wheels to provide highly responsive and safe braking during emergencies. The primary purpose of the EBD system is to prevent road collisions, and that's why it is classified as an active safety feature. How Does the EBD System Work? The EBD system picks up data from speed sensors to ensure that every wheel rotate ... read more

Giving a Pre-Owned Car as a Graduation Present? Here’s What to Do First

Giving a Pre-Owned Car as a Graduation Present? Here’s What to Do First

  It's officially graduation season. Are you planning to get your high school or college grad a used car? If so, buying a used car can be complicated. While a car may look great on the outside, it could be very dingy on the inside. It is especially second nature for us, parents, to worry and want the best of the best for our children. To ensure you get what you pay for, we recommend that you get a pre-purchase inspection on the pre-owned vehicle you have your eye on.   At Pro Auto Care, we can assist with your pre-owned used vehicle inspection. The process can ensure that the vehicle you want to gift is in a proper and safe condition for your kid to ride in. Our certified technicians will help identify any underlying concerns and provide you with a thorough report of any repairs that we feel are necessary. Our examination is also digital, with photos of issues found, and we can give you a copy once we complete the inspection.   After the pre-purchase vehicle ins ... read more