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Learning the Air Brake Test for the CDL Examine

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Matt 's Comment
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I'm actually vary familiar with this test I'm currently a technician and have to perform it on preventative maintenance inspections. However I have never pulled the truck forward first. Always after I check the breaks. Should I do this first when I go for the test? With the instructor in the truck?

Susan D. 's Comment
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Matt: Yes you pull slowly forward first to test your service brakes.

Also the difference between applied amd static testing. . If required in your state, you do static first. Basically you are,sitting watching the guages for 1 minute. Applied means just that.. the service brake is APPLIED.

Matt 's Comment
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ok thank your for the clarification!

Matt: Yes you pull slowly forward first to test your service brakes.

Also the difference between applied amd static testing. . If required in your state, you do static first. Basically you are,sitting watching the guages for 1 minute. Applied means just that.. the service brake is APPLIED.

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