In this course, the student will apply previous classroom studies to the principals of the automotive brake, suspension & steering system. Emphasis will be on the safe use of equipment to repair and maintain the braking system. Inspect steering shaft universal-joint, flexible couplings, collapsible column, lock cylinder mechanism, and steering wheel, diagnose short and long arm suspension system noises, body sway, and uneven ride height concerns; test and diagnose components of electronically controlled suspension system using a scan tool
Topics are brake theories and principals, diagnostic techniques, and repair of power, manual, anti-lock and parking brakes. How the combination works together in the automotive system.