Chapter 12 Quest[1]d - Automotive Chasis Systems 5th Ed....

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Automotive Chasis Systems 5 th Ed. Chapter 12 Questions Name _____ ________________ 1. Why were Disc brakes adopted / have become so popular? They can supply greater stopping power and less likelihood of fade. 2. List THREE advantages of disc brakes: Fade resistance, self-adjusting ability, freedom from pull. 3. Can you think of TWO disadvantages disc brakes have as compared to drum? No self adjusting or servo action, brake noise, parking brake. 4. Figures 12-6 and 12-7 display various clips and shims. What is the purpose of these? Reduce brake pad movement and vibration. 5. What are the TWO types of pad wear indicators? Mechanical and electrical 6. Explain how Electrical wear indicators turn on their warning light? There is an electrode embedded in the pad, when the pad is worn to where it hits the electrode, it causes the warning signal to turn on. 7. NAO or NAS type of brake linings offer two advantages over semi-metallic linings. What are they? They are quieter and do not wear down rotors as quickly
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