Front Brake Pad Inspection Required Special Tool: *Caliper *Torque Wrench NOTE: *Do not use an air gun to blow dust from the brakes, it will damage you and your co-worker’s health. 1. Remove the front wheel. 2. Remove the brake hose mounting bolt. *you must do this to prevent damaging the hose. 3. Remove the lower flange [...]
Handbrake Partial Engagement Symptom The vehicle is not held securely after being parked on a gradient due to partial engagement of the handbrake latching mechanism. Causes Partial engagement of handbrake which may occur by intentional or unintentional pressing of the handbrake release button when applying handbrake, resulting in the posssiblity of becoming unlatched after some time. Countermeasure Handbrake latching mechanism [...]
Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD) Toyota’s ABS technology has Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) to help keep the vehicle balanced when braking – especially if cargo is in the back. Toyota’s ABS technology has Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) to help keep the vehicle more stable and balanced when braking. If you have to stop abruptly, momentum causes the vehicle to [...]
ALB Introduction WARNING Never drive a vehicle with the ALB checker connected. ABS operation may take place unexpectedly. CAUTION: Never change modes while the test-in-progress/busy lamp is illuminated. This can damage the ALB checker. There are two main types of ALB checker: an original type [07508-SB00000] and a new type [07HAJ-SG00XXX]
Brake Pedal Inspection and Adjustment Overview In any vehicle, correct operation of the brake system is essential for safety. Since the pedal is directly subjected to foot pressure from the driver, however, it can go out of adjustment easily.
Traction Control System Introduction As its name implies, the traction control system (TCS) controls the torque that is transmitted by the tires to the road surface. TCSs used in vehicles are largely classified into two types: • Engine output control type • Braking control type By minimizing excessive wheelspin, this operation maximizes the efficiency with [...]
Drum Brake Introduction All of the drum brakes (including parking drum-brakes) which are used on vehicles are of essentially the same design, therefore, their service procedures are almost the same.
Parking Brake Activation Mechanism Parking Brake Every vehicle utilizes a mechanical parking brake arrangement in which the rear-wheel parking brake mechanism is activated from the cockpit via cables. Parking brake arrangements can be lever-activated or pedal-activated. Lever-Activated Parking Brake
ABS Brake Fluid Replacement Introduction As you have already studied, three types of ABSs are used in Honda vehicles–one OEM ABS and two Honda-developed ABSs. In OEM ABS (1996 Civic type), the hydraulic circuit is so constructed that the normal brake fluid replacement and air-bleeding procedures for service brake hydraulic circuit cover the overall brake [...]