Garage Gurus

Garage Gurus® is an industry-leading training and support platform created to address the skills gap and technician shortages facing the automotive service industry.

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The course will provide a description of what the brake asssit system is and how it works. The  technician will also learn to inspect and diagnosis the active brake booster both mechanically and electrically using the latest tools and techniques. System inputs and outputs are discussed and testing methods are identified. DTC diagnostics are applied and demonstrated through an instructional video. System relearns and calibration procedures are covered.     Read More

Recommended Prerequisites: Fundamentals of Automotive Brake Systems (BRK.201 LMS)  Brake Systems, Inspection and Service (BRK.202 LMS) This online course is designed with a combination of digital media and online testing to enhance the technician’s ability to identify disc brake friction pad wear. We will review the cause, effect and symptoms of irregular brake pad wear. Quality brake service procedures will be identified.   After completing this online course, the student will have the knowledge to:   Identify normal wear Identify premature wear Identify brake pad glazing Identify brake pad taper wear Identify brake pad excessive heat damage Recommend required quality brake service procedures to prevent these failures Read More

This course covers the steps necessary to properly machine rotors and drums. Focus is on the important steps to take that will eliminate brake noise problems after the brake job, as well as proper lathe settings and lathe maintenance. Correct setup of the on-car lathe is demonstrated in the video to eliminate the apprehension many technicians have of using this equipment. This course targets both the entry level brake technician as well as the experienced brake technician. Students who take this course will have an opportunity to view brake rotor and brake drum inspection and the machining process.     Read More

This course reviews the operation of the brake hydraulic system and the correct way to bleed air from the system during service. Advantages of using gravity bleeding, pedal pressure bleeding, and vacuum bleeding procedures are explained and compared. Identifying when to use the scan tool to activate the ABS pump motor and solenoids during the bleeding process is explained. Learning checks are used to reinforce the procedures discussed.     Read More

Recommended Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Automotive Brake Systems (BRK.201 LMS)   Length approx. 30 minutes  This online course is designed with a combination of digital media and online testing to enhance the technician’s ability to identify proper inspection and service procedures for complete front disc brake service.   After completing this online course, the student will have the knowledge to:   Identify system components; location and proper inspection of brake rotors, friction and hydraulic system Define customer brake concerns Describe runout and parallelism (disk thickness variation) of a brake rotor State recommended brake service procedures Identify proper brake fluid bleeding procedures Explain proper break-in procedures Read More

This bundle includes all offered braking related content available at a discounted price! ABS Systems Accident Avoidance Systems  Basic Shop Safety Brake Assist Systems Brake Friction Wear Analysis Brake Rotor and Drum Machining Brake System Bleeding Brake Systems, Inspection and Service Fundamentals of Automotive Brake Systems Trouble Shooting Friction and Drum Problems Troubleshooting ABS Problems Wheel End Seal Installation Read More

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