Chapter 18 Questd - Automotive Chasis Systems 5th Ed Chapter 18 Questions Name 1*What is the main reason for ABS Prevent the wheels from locking in

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Automotive Chasis Systems 5 th Ed. Chapter 18 Questions Name __ ___________________ 1. *What is the main reason for ABS ? Prevent the wheels from locking in sudden braking. To help the driver maintain control while braking 2. Define – 100% wheel slip The wheel is locked up 3. In light of wheel slip percentages, how much slip provides maximum braking traction – dry or wet pavement? Between 15 and 30 percent 4. *What is meant by, ‘an anti-lock braking system is only an “add-on” to the existing base brake system’? Your brake system is the same only with a control added on it. 5. Explain why ABS will not provide the shortest stops when braking on loose gravel or in snow. The gravel or snow in front of the skidding tire slows it down. 6. All ABS systems control tire slip by… Not allowing braking force to go over the ideal maximum pressure. 7. What occurs when one or more wheels start to slow down at a faster than the other wheels or they slow down at a faster rate than programmed? The ABS system reduces the braking force to that wheel. 8.
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2012 for the course AUTOMOTIVE AUTO155 taught by Professor Spratling during the Spring '10 term at BYU - ID.

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Chapter 18 Questd - Automotive Chasis Systems 5th Ed Chapter 18 Questions Name 1*What is the main reason for ABS Prevent the wheels from locking in

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