ATEC1505 Brakes

In this course students will learn skills needed to perform repairs on automotive brake systems. The course includes operation, troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of standard and Anti-Lock Brake Systems. This course meets all applicable National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

ATEC1615

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Diagnose hydraulic brake systems
Perform master cylinder bench bleeding procedures
Disassemble disc brake assemblies
Disassemble drum brake assemblies
Inspect brake drum and rotor assemblies
Diagnose braking concerns
Describe anti-lock brake system operation
Diagnose anti-lock brake components
Describe hydraulic brake system operation
Perform drum and rotor machining operations
Adjust brake system components to meet specifications
Assemble brake system components
Diagnose power assist brake unit concerns
Perform wheel bearing service

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus Eden Prairie Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

2

lab:

2