TT May '09 Pop Quiz: Brake Hardware -

TT May ’09 Pop Quiz: Brake Hardware

Students should chose the following answer that BEST completes the following statements.

May TT Pop Quiz: Brake Hoses, Hydraulics and Hardware  

(Solution included belowl)

Students should chose the following answer that BEST completes the following statements.

1: Which of the following is not considered part of the brake system?

A) master cylinder     B) power booster
C) calipers        D) rotors         E) CV joints

2: Brake fluid carries the ______________ created in the master cylinder through the brake lines to the front calipers and rear calipers or drums to apply the brakes.

A) moisture             B) hydraulic pressure
C) heat                   D) air bubbles

3: Every time the brakes are applied, the disc brake pads and drum shoes are subjected to ______________ .

A)  pressure and juttering    B) friction and wear
C) leaks and heat                D) vacuum and deterioration

4: Steel brake lines can corrode ________________ .

A) internally or externally
B) within two years
C) by hard braking
D) from Dot 2 fluid

5: Brake lines should be replaced with _______ lines with double-flared or ISO flare .

A) rubber             B) plastic
C) steel                D) nylon

6:  ____________ is normally the cause of a breakdown of corrosion inhibitors in the brake fluid, which lowers the fluid’s boiling temperature.

A) Moisture contamination       B)  Heat
C) Overfilling                            D) Hydraulic pressure

7:  ________ fluid is a silicone-based fluid and is used only for special applications (like older vehicles that sit for long periods of time or are operated in extremely wet environments). This type of fluid should NOT be used in ABS equipped vehicles.

A) Dot 3            B) Dot 4
C) Dot 5            D) Dot 6

8:  Most calipers are __________ (though some are aluminum) with steel or molded phenolic (plastic) pistons.

A) plastic                B) titanium
C) cast iron            D) stainless steel

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Solution to May TT Pop Quiz on Brake Hoses, Hydraulics and Hardware

Answer in BOLD

1: Which of the following is not considered part of the brake system?

A) master cylinder     B) power booster
C) caliper        D) rotor         E) CV joint

2: Brake fluid carries the ______________ created in the master cylinder through the brake lines to the front calipers and rear calipers or drums to apply the brakes.

A) moisture                 B) hydraulic pressure
C) heat                        D) air bubbles

3: Every time the brakes are applied, the disc brake pads and drum shoes are subjected to ______________ .

A)  pressure and juttering        B) friction and wear
C) leaks and heat                    D) vacuum and deterioration

4: Steel brake lines can corrode ________________ .

A) internally or externally
B) within two years
C) by hard braking
D) from Dot 2 fluid

5: Steel brake lines should be replaced with _______ lines with double-flared or ISO end fittings.

A) rubber             B) plastic
C) steel            D) nylon

6:  ____________ is normally the cause of a breakdown of corrosion inhibitors in the brake fluid, which lowers the fluid’s boiling temperature.

A) Moisture contamination           B)  Heat
C) Overfilling                                    D) Hydraulic pressure

7:  ________ fluid is a silicone-based fluid and is used only for special applications (like older vehicles that sit for long periods of time or are operated in extremely wet environments).

A) Dot 3            B) Dot 4
C) Dot 5            D) Dot 6

8:  Most calipers are __________ (though some are aluminum) with steel or molded phenolic (plastic) pistons.

A) plastic                B) titanium
C) cast iron                D) stainless steel

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