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Brakes - 1. Mr. Lombardi. Brakes. Modern automotive brake systems use hydraulic force to create friction Convert motion to heat energy 2 brake types Disc Brakes Drum Brakes. Brakes. Disc Brakes. Hydraulic pressure pushes caliper piston (1800 psi.) Pressure squeezes pads against rotor.

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Brakes 1

Brakes - 1

Mr. Lombardi


Brakes

Brakes

  • Modern automotive brake systems use hydraulic force to create friction

    • Convert motion to heat energy

  • 2 brake types

    • Disc Brakes

    • Drum Brakes


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Brakes


Disc brakes

Disc Brakes

  • Hydraulic pressure pushes caliper piston (1800 psi.)

  • Pressure squeezes pads against rotor

Cont. Parts


Disc brakes1

Disc Brakes

  • Disc brakes

    • Convert motion to heat energy through friction


Disc brake parts

Disc Brake Parts

  • Rotors

    • Cast Iron

    • Composite

    • Ceramic


Disc brake parts1

Disc Brake Parts

  • Caliper

    • Floating

    • Fixed


Disc brake parts2

Disc Brake Parts

  • Pads – 2 Parts

    • Steel Backing

    • Friction Material

      • Organic

      • Semi-Metallic

      • Ceramic


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Disc Brake Parts

  • Hoses

    • Teflon Coated Rubber

    • Steel Braided


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Disc Brakes

  • Checking Pad Thickness


Checking pad thickness

Checking Pad Thickness


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Disc Brakes

  • Remove Caliper

    • 1 or 2 caliper slide bolts


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Disc Brakes

  • Remove Pads


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Disc Brakes

  • Remove Caliper Mount


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Disc Brakes

  • Remove Rotor


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Disc Brakes

  • Compress Caliper


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Disc Brakes

  • Clean Hub (wire brush)


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Disc Brakes

  • Clean Caliper Bracket (wire brush)


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Disc Brakes

  • Install Rotor, Bracket, and New Pads


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Disc Brakes

  • Install Caliper


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Disc Brakes

  • Be sure to torque all fasteners to manufactures recommendations!


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Disc Brakes

  • Pump brake pedal several times to seat pads

  • Top off master cylinder as necessary


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