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    Erie Community College
   
 
  Sep 19, 2017
 
 
    
Fall 2017 Catalog

AU 120 - Ford ASSET Automotive Brakes


Credit Hours: 2

Theoretical and practical study of the brake system. Areas covered include computerized brake systems, manual and power systems, drum and disc brakes, inspection and repair.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • understand the function of and proper repair of all components related to the operation of the disc brake systems. Competency will be based on a test with a score of at least 65%;
  • understand the function and proper repair of all components related to the operation of the drum brake systems. Competency will be based on a test with a grade of at least 65%;
  • understand proper measuring techniques for the measurement of rotor thickness, drum diameter and wheel hub run out with the usage of a dial indicator, drum micrometer and an outside micrometer. Competency will be based on a test and classroom activities with a grade of at least 65%;
  • understand proper machining techniques for both brake drums and rotors including both on and off the vehicle equipment. Competency will be based upon work quality in the lab combined with a test for a score of at least 65%;
  • understand the operation and diagnostic procedures of all components related to anti-lock and/or traction control systems on a given vehicle. Competency will be based on classroom activities combined with a test for a grade of at least 65%; and
  • become proficient using the IDS, PDS and the proper service manual to diagnose the anti-lock brake system on a given vehicle. Competency will be based on classroom activities combined with a test for a grade of at least 65%.


Concurrent Registration: AU 121
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