Brake imbalance, the costly menace

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    Brake imbalance has been with us for many a year, but it has been hiding it’s light under a bushel, now it has come out of the closet it is causing mayhem, PSV failures is maybe the most recognisable trait, but it has a starring role in much more, accidents involving HGVs where the driver remonstrates that the brakes failed, rarely do brakes fail completely, its more likely that the braking system was in a poor state and it got worse as things heated up, brake imbalance could very well be the culprit and is why daily walk around checks should be carried out properly and the braking system checked for audible air leaks.

    This article was written by theextrafoot

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