Brakes not working real well, wonder why...?

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  1. Zspoiler

    Zspoiler Veteran Member

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    oh well .Stupid ,Stupid.does.
     
  2. Mike N

    Mike N Administrator Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Wouldn't be the first time an inspection form was pencil whipped.
     
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  3. GoldenOne7710

    GoldenOne7710 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I drive a 2018 Volvo D13. It's got disc brakes on both drive axles and the steer axle. You can't inspect the brakes on a pre-trip. I guess you might be able to see whether or not the rotor was missing, but since you can't see the pad material, I could see why nobody would ever look down there. But to really inspect the brake pads, you'd have to pull the wheel off.
     
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  4. ol' grouch

    ol' grouch Veteran Member

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    My crew runs lift trucks. Every now and then, I'll head out after everyone leaves and put a tag on the oil dipstick. It'll be marked "turn in with check sheet". If it isn't turned in, I'll have them pop the engine cover a couple of days later. It's amazing the look on their faces as I'm sure they just check off everything if nothing is falling off.
     
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  5. Todd80Z28

    Todd80Z28 Moderator Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Air brakes... looks right to me.
     
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