Presentation on theme: "DISC BRAKE SERVICE Review parts & operation of disc brakes"— Presentation transcript:
1 DISC BRAKE SERVICE Review parts & operation of disc brakes Complete brake inspectionBrake job disc brakesMachine rotorsPack wheel bearings
2 Review of Basics In terms of energy what do brakes do? Convert mechanical energy to heat energy.Why are disc brakes better than drum brakes?Disc brakes dissipate heat more efficiently.Which does more braking? A braked turning wheel or a braked locked-up wheel?Braking only occurs when the wheel are turning,
3 Disc Brake Parts Rotor Caliper Brake pads Piston Square cut seal Dust bootGuide pinsMounting bracket
4 Inspecting Disc Brakes Road test and function checksShop testsDisc brake pad thicknessInspection of rotor. (Miking)
6 Shop Inspection Caliper, Pads, Rotor & Hardware Inspect brake hose for cracks.Inspect the brake pads for there thickness. The pad material should be at least as thick as the backing plate.Look for any damage to the mis. hardware.Mike the rotor.