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AMM 245
Brakes


Credits: 13
Clock Hours per Quarter: 210

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50    Lab Hours:160


Description
Training in theory, diagnosis and repair of automotive brake systems.   Students will study disc, drum and anti-lock brake systems. This course is structured to provide competency-based application of NATEF automotive repair tasks in a working shop environment and will provide students with the background and knowledge to take the ASE certification examinations. Co-requisites: AMM 145 and 149.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Complete work order to include customer information, vehicle identifying information, customer concern, related service history, cause and correction
  • Diagnosis and repair hydraulic systems
  • Diagnosis and repair drum brake
  • Diagnosis and repair disc brake
  • Diagnosis and repair power assistant units
  • Diagnosis and repair miscellaneous (wheel bearings, parking brakes, electrical, etc)
  • Diagnosis, remove and install antilock brake and traction control systems

  • Course Topics
  • General brake systems theory
  • Brake system diagnosis and repair
  • Safety in the shop
  • Brake system maintenance and adjustment
  • Drum brake
  • Disc brake
  • Power brake systems
  • Parking brakes
  • Anti-lock brake systems
  • Specialized tools and equipment

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    AMM 245
    Summer 2016
    9802
    Julie Wheeler
    AMM 245
    Fall 2014
    0254
    James Haun
    AMM 245
    Fall 2013
    0254
    James Haun
    AMM 245
    Fall 2013
    9822
    J Hardman
    AMM 245
    Summer 2013
    9822
    J Hardman


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.