Aug 19, 2018  
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Spring 2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AU 121 - Ford ASSET Automotive Brakes Lab


Credit Hours: 2

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

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

  • perform complete removal and replacement of all components related to the operation of the disc brake systems. Competency will be based on work quality in the lab, combined with a lab report for a grade of at least 65%;
  • perform complete removal and replacement of all components related to the operation of drum brake systems. Competency will be based on work quality in the lab, combined with a lab report for a grade of at least 65%;
  • perform 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 work quality in the lab, combined with a lab report for a grade of at least 65%;
  • perform proper machining techniques for both brake drums and rotors giving both before and after measurements. Competency will be based on work quality in the lab,combined with a lab report for a grade of at 65%;
  • perform complete removal and replacement of all components related to anti-lock and/or traction control system on a given vehicle. Competency will be based on workquality in the lab, combined with lab reports for a grade of at least 65%; and
  • using the IDS, OASIS and the proper service manual: Diagnose the anti-lock brake system on a given vehicle. Competency will be based on work quality in the lab,combined with lab reports stating your results for a grade of at least 65%.


Concurrent Registration: AU 120
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