Brake, Track and Suspension Systems
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This course is designed to give students the needed theoretical and hands on knowledge to gain the skills required to diagnose and repair: Hydraulic Brake Systems, Track-Type Undercarriages and Suspension Systems found on heavy equipments. Upon successful completion students will be able to perform repairs following manufacturers’ recommendations and safe work practices of hydraulic brake systems. Students will be able to identify the composition and construction features of track-type undercarriage components. Students will be able to perform inspection, testing, and diagnostic procedures following manufacturers’ recommendations for track-type undercarriages. Students will be able to perform repairs following manufacturers’ recommendations and safe work practices of suspension systems. Students will learn how to safely work on heavy equipment using the latest electronic and mechanical tools while adhering to the industry and government regulations.