Brake Inspection

Brake inspection in St. Louis Missouri at University Foreign Car

How does the brake system work?

The brake system slows and stops the vehicle by transmitting pressure from the drivers foot on the brake pedal to the brake calipers or wheel cylinders.

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Steering Inspection

Steering Systems

Most steering systems use a rack and pinion. As the steering wheel is turned, the teeth on the pinion gear at the end of the steering shaft move the steering rack left or right. The steering linkages and tie rod ends then force the front wheels to change angle. A power steering pump pressurizes hydraulic fluid. When the steering wheel turns, a valve in the rack and pinion assembly opens, allowing pressurized fluid to help move the steering rack in the desired direction.

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