Sep 26, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DESL - 243 Brakes 4


The foundation for this course covers the construction and operation of the medium and heavy truck air and hydraulic brake systems. Students will study medium and heavy-duty truck brake systems, air system components and brake maintenance. Upon completion of this course, students should know the theory of operation and have the skills to troubleshoot and repair truck air brake systems and hydraulic brake systems and perform proper preventive maintenance. The students will perform these skills on training aids and class seven and eight trucks. Safety, care, and use of hand and shop tools and handling hazardous materials are taught in this and all courses. The students will also be required to complete the Haldex and Bendix multi-media training modules.



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