• Program: Ford Automotive Student Service Educational Training Program (ASSET)
  • Course: Ford Braking Systems
  • Course #: FMLR2600
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will detail the brake systems of Ford Motor Company cars and light trucks. It includes ABS operation, hydraulic components, machining, and repair of drums and disc brake systems.

Course 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.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Explain drum brake systems
Explain disc brake systems
Operate brake machining equipment
Analyze ABS service faults
Explain hydro-boost brake operation
Create brake flares on hydraulic lines
Perform precision brake-related measurement
Research machining specifications
Research brake repair techniques
Contrast different brake system designs
Interpret ABS wiring diagrams
Evaluate brake concerns
Demonstrate safe service and repair procedures
Use electronic service equipment

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Instructor approval
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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