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Anti-lock brake system (ABS) allows the driver to maintain control of the vehicle during panic stop situations
traction control system (TCS) works with the ABS to improve vehicle safety. This system aids when driving on a slick roadway by preventing wheel spin when a tire loses traction.
electronic stability control (ESC) system works with the ABS to improve vehicle safety. This system helps prevent loss of control during emergency maneuvers.
Pascal's Law states that the pressure in a closed liquid system is uniform.
hygroscopic break fluid is ________________________
power brakes A vehicle equipped with a power-assist unit has is said to have_________________________.
tubing flare tool is used to form leakproof joints.
proportioning valve is used to limit the pressure to the rear brakes.
bleeder valve valve used to purge air bubbles and excess brake fluid from a closed hydraulic brake system
metering valve limits hydraulic pressure to the front brake until a predetermined front input pressure is reached
pressure differential valve senses low brake fluid pressure
wheel lockup when brakes are applied so hard the wheels stop turning
friction rubbing of the brake pads or shoes against the rotor or drum causes the wheels to stop rotating
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