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2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


This course will study the theory, operation and service of automotive brake systems. The principles of hydraulics and power-assist systems and components will be explored. Students will be given practical experience in mechanical diagnosis, inspection, service and parts replacement of both disc and drum brake systems. Performing precision measurements and interpreting manufacturer service specifications will be emphasized. Students will be trained in the use of both on and off-car brake refinishing equipment and all related safety precautions. Additionally, students will be introduced to the operation and diagnosis of electronic brake controls, brake support systems, and hybrid vehicle regenerative braking systems. Students may also earn University of Toyota/ Lexus College credit. Lecture: 0.5 credits. Lab: 3.5 credits. Total: 112.5 hours. 4 Credits. Prerequisites: AT 208