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Job Description:

  • 1) Repairs and overhauls brake systems in automobiles, buses, trucks, and other automotive vehicles: Pushes handle of hydraulic jack or pushes hoist control to raise vehicle axle.

  • 2) Removes wheels, using wrenches, wheel puller, and sledgehammer.

  • 3) Replaces defective brakeshoe units or attaches new linings to brakeshoes.

  • 4) Measures brakedrum to determine amount of wear, using feeler gauge.

  • 5) Inserts vacuum gauge into power-brake cylinder, starts engine, and reads gauge to detect brake-line leaks.

  • 6) Repairs or replaces leaky brake cylinders.

  • 7) Repairs or replaces defective air compressor in airbrake systems.

  • 8) Replaces wheel on axle and adjusts drumshoe clearance, using wrench.

  • 9) Fills master brake cylinder with brake fluid, pumps brake pedal, or uses pressure tank, and opens valves on hydraulic brake system to bleed air from brake lines.

  • 10) Closes valves and refills master brake cylinder.

  • 11) May be designated according to specialty as Brake Repairer, Air; Brake Repairer, Bus; Brake Repairer, Hydraulic.




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DOT:   620.281-026

Job Number: 1079