Removing Corrosion on Mercedes Axle Hub

Feb. 27, 2023

Mercedes-Benz offers a reminder regarding brake disc service. It is imperative that when installing front or rear brake discs, that any excessive corrosion/scaling which may have developed on the axle hub be removed. 

Mercedes-Benz offers a reminder regarding brake disc service. It is imperative that when installing front or rear brake discs, any excessive corrosion/scaling which may have developed on the axle hub be removed.

Use the ATE Teves Hub Cleaning Kit to remove corrosion/scaling over the entire area where the brake disc mounts to the hub flange. Failure to keep the mating surface clean may cause an excessive build up which can cause adverse forces that may result in brake vibrations/judder.

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Mike Mavrigian has written thousands of automotive technical magazine articles involving a variety of  specialties, from engine building to wheel alignment, and has authored more than a dozen books that crisscross the automotive spectrum. Mike operates Birchwood Automotive, an Ohio shop that builds custom engines and performs vintage vehicle restorations. The shop also features a professional photo studio to document projects and to create images for articles and books.

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