Overview: At the end of this lesson, students will know how to determine if a vehicle brake drum should be turned or replaced and the steps necessry to safely and accurately turn (resurface) brake drums as needed.
Details: This is a two-hour lesson in which students will learn how to use a brake drum lathe to turn brake drums. The goal: Instruct students on the importance of proper diagnostics, measurements, and equipment usage for fixed-right first-time and best customer satisfaction.
Understanding the proper use of a brake drum lathe is still a viable skill set needed by the professional technician. This lesson will cover all aspects of this task. Additionally, ASE test-preparation tasks will be emphasized during this lesson.