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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-10-14
  • Publisher: CENGAGE Delmar Learning

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This single, easy-to-use volume covers basic theory, service, diagnosis, and repair fundamentals for the most current brake systems, as well as the safety information and workplace skills necessary for success as a brake technician. Automotive Brakes features complete coverage of the latest antilock brake systems (ABS), the newest traction control systems, information on hydraulics and disc brakes, and more! The book contains current, concise information on ASE certification requirements in brakes, as well as coverage of the required NATEF tasks, in order to help readers gain skills that will make them successful automotive technicians.

Table of Contents

Safety and Communication
Safe Work Practices
Measuring Systems, Fasteners, and Measuring Tools
Common Hand Tools
Power and Special Tools
Working as a Brake Tech
Basic Theories and Services
Basic Brake System Operation
Basic Hydraulic System Theory
Basic Electrical Theory Common Brake System Electrical Components
Basic Electrical Testing and Service
Hydraulic Systems
Basic Brake System Checks
Brake Fluid Service
Hydraulic System Bleeding
Master Cylinders
Master Cylinder Service
Brake Lines, Fittings, and Hoses
Brake Line Service
Brake System Valves
Power Brakes
Power Brake Systems
Vacuum Power Brakes
Vacuum Power Brake Service
Hydraulic Power Brakes
Hydraulic Power Brake Service
Wheel Brake Units
Drum Brake Construction
Drum Brake Design Variations
Disc Brake Construction
Disc Brake Design Variations
Brake Shoe and Pad Linings
Drum Brake Service
Drum Brake Component Replacement
Disc Brake Diagnosis
Brake Pad Replacement
Caliper Service
Brake Drum Service
Brake Rotor Service
Wheel Bearings
Parking Brakes
Parking Brake Controls
Parking Brake Diagnosis and Service
Antilock Brake Systems
Antilock Brake System Principles
Common ABS Designs
Manufacturers? Antilock Brake Systems
General ABS Service and Diagnosis
Testing Common Antilock Brake Systems
Traction Control
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