Product Warranty and Liability
- Quality Statement
- Product Warranty
- Product Liability
- Warning Regarding the Installation of Brake Components
Q: Quality Statement
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Q: Product Liability
Q: Warning Regarding the Installation of Brake Components
It is the responsibility of the person installing any brake component or kit to determine the suitability of the component or kit for that particular application. If you are not sure how to safely use this brake component or kit, you should not install or use it. Do not assume anything. Improperly installed or maintained brakes are dangerous. If you are not sure, get help or return the product.
For additional information and technical support call Classic Tube 716-759-1800. Technical support from Classic Tube does not guarantee proper installation. You, or the person who does the installation, must know how to properly use this product. It is not possible over the phone to understand or foresee all the issues that might arise in your installation. Automotive components including brake and fuel systems must be maintained and should be checked regularly for fatigue, damage, and wear. Some of the components are for use in custom brake systems for performance, racing, and other special purpose-built off-road vehicles. It is not intended as a direct replacement for any OEM application.
- Do not drive on untested brakes, brakes must be tested after installation or maintenance.
The minimum test procedure is as follows.
- Make sure pedal is firm: hold firm pressure on pedal for several minutes, it should remain in position without sinking. If the pedal sinks toward the floor, check system for fluid leaks. Do not drive a vehicle if the pedal does not stay firm or can be pushed to the floor with normal pressure.
- At very low speed (2-5 mph) apply brakes hard several times while turning steering from full left to full right, repeat several times. Remove the wheels and check that components are not touching, rubbing, or leaking.
- Carefully examine all brake components, brake lines, and fittings for leaks and interference.
- Make sure there is no interference with wheels or suspension components.
- Drive the vehicle at low speed (15-20 mph) making moderate and hard stops. brakes should feel normal and positive. Again, check for leaks and interference.
- Always test vehicles in a safe place where there is no danger to (or from) other people or vehicles.
- Always wear seat belts and make use of all safety equipment.
NOTE: Silicone DOT 5 brake fluid is not recommended for racing or performance driving and remember to never mix different grade brake fluids.
NOTE: Silicone DOT 5 brake fluid is not compatible with any aftermarket or OEM replacement brake components such as master cylinders, wheel cylinders, slave cylinders, brake calipers, metering valves, combination valves and proportioning valves, or distribution blocks that utilize a differential pressure switch.