# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Diesel Equipment Technology III Task 413971021

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Diagnose ABS electronic control(s) and components.

Definition

Diagnosis should include

  • confirming that the vehicle performs the ABS self-test before beginning the test drive
  • confirming that the brake pedal has the proper amount of resistance when pressed.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What would cause a spongy, weak, or no-brake pedal?
  • What might cause a very hard brake pedal with very little effort applied to the brakes?
  • What do the brakes feel like when the ABS system engages?

Related Standards of Learning

Science

PH.11c

The student will investigate and understand how to diagram, construct, and analyze basic electrical circuits and explain the function of various circuit components. Key concepts include
c. electrical power;