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Online Course—BRAKES (DAL)

  • Item #: 9238
  • Model: DAL-WEB-BRAKE
  • Manufacturer: Diagnostic Auto Lab
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Description

In this course, the following topics that are addressed:

BRAKES OVERVIEW

Brake System Fundamentals

  • Friction
  • Tire Footprint
  • Heat
  • Weight and Speed
  • Service Brakes & Parking Brakes
  • Base Brake Components
  • Brake Subsystems

Brake Diagnosis Procedures

  • Work Orders
  • Brake Diagnosis - Initial Steps
  • Fluid Levels and Leaks
  • Detailed Visual Inspection
  • Test Drive (Road Testing)
  • Removing Brake Dust
  • Vehicle Lifting

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM

Introduction to the Hydraulic System

  • Hydraulic Principles
  • Master Cylinder
  • Split Hydraulic Systems
  • Balance Control Systems

Servicing the Hydraulic System

  • Switches and Valves
  • Warning Light
  • Master Cylinder Service
  • Brake Pedal Free Height and Travel
  • Brake Fluid
  • Brake Bleeding
  • Brake Lines and Hoses

DRUM BRAKES

Introduction to Drum Brakes

  • Introduction
  • Brake Drum
  • Brake Shoes
  • Wheel Cylinder
  • Backing Plate
  • Duo-Servo Brake Operation
  • Self-Adjusters
  • Leading-Trailing Brake Operation

Servicing Drum Brakes

  • Disassembly
  • Inspection and Diagnosis
  • Wheel Cylinders
  • Reassembly
  • Machine Brake Drums
  • Brake Service Tips
  • Wheel Assembly

DISC BRAKES

Introduction and Servicing Calipers

  • Introduction
  • Disc Brake Calipers
  • Inspection and Diagnosis
  • Removing Calipers
  • Inspecting and Repairing Calipers
  • Installing Calipers

Rotors

  • Reading Micrometers
  • Pedal Pulsation and Brake Fade
  • Rotor Refinishing
  • Machining Rotors Off the Vehicle
  • Machining Rotors On the Vehicle
  • Break-In/Burnishing

POWER ASSIST SYSTEMS

Power Assist Systems Overview and Diagnosis

  • Vacuum Assist Booster System
  • Hydraulic Assist Booster System
  • Diagnosing Hydraulically Assisted Power Brakes

WHEEL BEARINGS, PARKING BRAKES, AND BRAKE LIGHTS

Wheel Bearings

  • Introduction
  • Non-Sealed Wheel Bearings
  • Sealed Wheel Bearings
  • Wheel Studs

Parking Brakes and Brake Light Systems

  • Introduction
  • Parking Brake - Drum System
  • Parking Brake - Disc System
  • Parking Brake Testing
  • Adjusting Drum Type Parking Brakes
  • Adjusting Disc Type Parking Brakes
  • Brake Lights

ABS AND TRACTION AND STABILITY CONTROL SYSTEMS

Systems and Components

  • Introduction
  • Anti-lock Brake System Components
  • Anti-lock Brake Design Variations
  • Traction Control
  • Stability Control

Anti-lock Brake System Diagnosis and Service

  • Normal Operation and Precautions
  • System Diagnosis
  • Intermittent Problems Diagnosis
  • Servicing ABS Components
  • Regenerative Braking