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AUT 1165 Automotive Brake Systems

Theory and operation of hydraulic braking systems, drum brake, disc brake and power assist diagnosis and service. One classroom, six lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Automotive Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Locate proper specifications and service information for automotive braking systems
  • Utilize manufacturers' processes/procedures to diagnose brake assist systems, including vacuum and hydraulic boost systems.
  • Perform proper disc and drum brake inspection and service procedures.
  • Utilize manufacturer procedures to diagnose hydraulic braking system faults.
  • Utilize manufacturers' processes/procedures to diagnose ABS braking system faults.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 1.4
Lab Hours: 4.8