Air Brake System Module
The major components of a vehicle’s air brake system are the compressor, main reservoir, auxiliary reservoir, air dryer, brake pedal, brake pipe, drain valves, and hand brake.
The purpose of the compressor is to pump air into the reservoirs to be used in the operation of the air brake system.
The purpose of the main reservoir is to store pressurized air to be used in the operation of the air brake system.
Which of the following is NOT a major component of vehicle’s air brake system?
- brake pedal
- main reservoir
- hydraulic brake lines
- air dryer
Which of the following describes the purpose of the compressor?
- pump air into the reservoirs
- open the vehicle doors
- carry the electrical current from the ignition to the starter
- carry the brake fluid from the master cylinder to the brake caliper assembly