OEM History

OEM Bulletin Summary Guide

The following manufacturers have either made Pro-Cut an essential tool for their dealers, or written technical service bulletins urging dealers to use the Pro-Cut lathe. The bulletins are available below.

Acura

2014 - Acura re-issues bulletin naming Pro-Cut as approved method for rotor matching and only brand sold through their program.
2013 - Acura approves Pro-Cut for warranty and customer pay brake service in USA.

BMW

2016 - BMW North America mandates Pro-Cut for warranty service.
2004 - BMW approves Pro-Cut for warranty service

Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep

2016 - Chrysler mandates OCL for warranty brake service naming Pro-Cut; GYR reports cited as valid for warranty submission
2013 - Chrysler requires on-car machining for warranty repair on Caravan/Town & Country. 2008 - DaimlerChrysler begins enforcement of on-car machining for warranty service.
2007 - DaimlerChrysler requires on-car machining for warranty service.
2006 - DaimlerChrysler names Pro-Cut a required tool for servicing Jeep.
2003 - DaimlerChrysler names Pro-Cut a required tool for servicing Durango.
1996 - Chrysler releases new warranty bulletin naming Pro-Cut as preferred repair.

Citroen

2012 - Citroen approves Pro-Cut for brake service.

Ford

2015 - Ford Emerging Market Services mandates Pro-Cut for emerging market dealers.
2012 - Ford requires upgrade from old Pro-Cut lathe models to new.
2011 - Ford release Special Service Message alerting dealers that upgrade may be necessary.
2009- Ford Mexico approves and recommends only Pro-Cut for Mexican dealer network
2005- Ford requires Pro-Cut for warranty rotor resurfacing.
2002 - Ford delivers lathes to every Australian and New Zealand dealer.
1998 - Ford delivers Pro-Cut brake lathes to every US and Canadian dealer.

General Motors

2014 - GM reminds dealers that Pro-Cut PFM 9.2 is still the essential lathe after 11 years!
2011 - GM selects the Pro-Cut PFM GYR as the only on-car recommended lathe.
2010 - GM bulletin 05-0089-029B reiterates Pro-Cut status as mandatory tool for dealers
2003 - GM names the Pro-Cut 9.2 as an essential tool for US and Canadian dealers.

Honda

2015 - Honda Mexico mandates the Pro-Cut for Mexican Honda dealers.
2014 - Honda re-issues bulletin naming Pro-Cut as approved method for rotor matching and only brand sold through their program
2013 - Honda approves Pro-Cut for warranty work
2013 - Honda approves Pro-Cut for warranty and customer pay brake service in USA
2010 - Honda of Germany approves and strongly recommends Pro-Cut lathe for their dealers.
2009 - Recommended for India dealers.

Hyundai

2010 - Hyundai recommends Pro-Cut for brake service.
1997 - Hyundai TSB 97-50-007 names Pro-Cut as recommended tool.

Jaguar

2009 - Jaguar endorses Pro-Cut as recommended tool for dealers.

Land Rover

2009 - Land Rover endorses Pro-Cut as recommended tool for dealers.

Mazda

2012 - Pro-Cut added to Mazda brake training- watch video on YouTube
2011 - Mazda names Pro-Cut as required equipment for warranty repair.

MINI

2017 - Brake Pad Maintenance Services: Brake Disc Resurfacing Guidelines
2017 - On-Car Brake Lathe

Mitsubishi

2010 - Mitsubishi names Pro-Cut a required tool for US dealers.

Nissan/Infiniti

2016 - NISSAN Titan XD Service Department Readiness.
2010 - Nissan of Germany approves Pro-Cut and recommends it to dealers due to superior speed and efficiency.
2009 - Infiniti names Pro-Cut on-car resurfacing as preferred repair method for eliminating shudder
2005 - Pro-Cut named essential tool in Canada.
2004 - Pro-Cut named essential tool in US.

Peugeot

2012 - Peugeot re-approves Pro-Cut for brake service.
2001 - Peugeot names Pro-Cut for warranty repairs.

Porsche

2004 - Approved for servicing Porsche 911.

Raybestos

2012 - Pro-Cut recommended for rotor service.

Subaru

2003 - Subaru drop warranty time from 1.4 hrs to 1.0 hrs per axle.
1994 - Subaru picks Pro-Cut for dealers.

Suzuki

2013 - Suzuki mandates Pro-Cut for their dealers in Mexico.

Tata Motors

2014 - Tata Motors (India) approves and recommends the Pro-Cut on-car lathe for their dealer network.

Toyota/Lexus

2013 - Toyota bulletin to use Pro-Cut for warranty brake noise issues on Prius.
2012 - Toyota recommends Pro-Cut for Canada
2009 - Toyota policy strongly recommends on-car machining
2009 - On-car lathe required for 2007-2010 Camry warranty repair
2002 - Pro-Cut approved for warranty service

VW

2015 - VW recommends Pro-Cut for brake service.
2012 - VW re-releases recommendation for all vehicles but Routan
2012 - VW re-releases recommendation to dealers for Routan
2007 - Pro-Cut named recommended tool by VW

The following manufacturers approve the use of the Pro-Cut lathe by their dealers but have not written specific bulletins naming Pro-Cut.

Ferrari - Approved
Isuzu - Approved
Kia - Approved
Saturn - Approved