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How Truck Brakes Work

        Auto | Brake Types

Truck Brake Diagram
Diagram of air-brake components
Diagram of air-brake components
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Now let's put the parts together to see how truck brakes work as a whole. This diagram provides both a closeup view and an example of where the brakes are located in your vehicle.


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