Information And Procedure For Checking Brake Cylinder Installation. The following information is to be used with the vehicle brake calculation information and brake cylinder manufacturers recommendations.
Trucks and trailers come fitted with air suspension, or at least have an option to have it fitted at extra cost. Older trucks and trailers can sometimes be retrofitted, too. Air bags like any other vehicle part need inspection and maintenance at regular intervals. This guide helps with what to look out for and identification marks in case you need a new airbag.
The inspection is to be carried out during every brake pad replacement or if thermal overload occurs.
Power Washing directly on to a Disc Brake Caliper should be avoided, but inevitably it will still happen, and can result in the ingress of water & alkaline detergents entering the Guide Pin Bore. Fleet Parts have developed the following product enhancements in order to combat this situation, and prolong the life of the Caliper.