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Antilock Brake - Traction Control
System Program Features:
• Realistic accelerator & brake pedal operation
• Varying road conditions (ice, snow, wet, dry)
• Selection of “controlled wheel” (left front, right
front, left rear, right rear)
• Antilock brake system can be operated in active or
inactive mode
• Traction Control System can be operated in
active or inactive mode
• Realistic “skidding” display during ABS and/or
TCS inactive mode
• Realistic relative stopping distances during ABS
active and inactive mode
• Realistic relative acceleration distances during
TCS active and inactive mode
• Isolation of antilock mode from traction control
• Interactive “Bus” Communications with Scan
This ATech program provides the instructional resources for a hands-on study of Tools
the DELCO - BOSCH Antilock Brake and Traction Control System. Realistic
operation and troubleshooting allow the student to learn skills and knowledge • Active Torque Request indicator
necessary to work on this new generation of ABS/TCS controls. Students are • MagnasteerTM effort indicator
able to practice manufacturer’s diagnostic procedures on live components using
scan tools, multimeters, service manuals and other industry standard tools and • No “resident” system faults
DELCO-BOSCH electronic controller. If the Antilock acceleration (starting) distance.
Antilock Brake - Traction system is placed in the inactive “Overaccelerating” for the selected
Control System mode, the student can attempt to road condition causes the vehicle
Model 1431/40 stop the vehicle in a shorter displayed on the LCD to skid.
distance than the ABS system. If Continued “overacceleration” will
This ATech™ Trainer is a new the student “over brakes” for the result in the vehicle crashing. This
model ABS/TCS system. Actual selected road condition, the vehicle competitive operation of the trainer
vehicle components are organized displayed on the LCD will skid. allows the student to see in a
to enhance the concepts of Continued “overbraking” will result realistic manner the benefit of an
computer controlled acceleration in the vehicle skidding off the road ABS/TCS system and how difficult
and brake functions. and crashing. it is to out perform either the
This trainer is the only ABS/TCS stopping capability of the Antilock
“Competitive” mode of the Traction
trainer in the world which allows Braking System or the acceleration
Control system allows the student
the student to operate the system capability of the Traction Control
to accelerate the vehicle to reach
in a “competitive” mode with the System.
30 MPH as the trainer displays the

Automotive Technology Programs

System Inputs System Outputs Operation Manual
The input component signals can be • LF Hold Solenoid Included is an operation manual which
varied to study the system under • RR Hold Solenoid provides instructor orientation, set-up
dynamic operating conditions. • LF Isolation Solenoid instructions, operation procedures,
Sensors: • LF Prime Solenoid maintenance and support information.
Left Front Wheel Speed, Right Front • RR Release Solenoid
Wheel Speed, Left Rear Wheel Speed, • LF Release Solenoid
150 lbs., 36”H x 42”W x 20”D
Right Rear Wheel Speed • Pump Motor
Switches: • Solenoid Power For More Information
Ignition, TCS on-off, ABS active/inactive, • RF Release Solenoid Contact ATech at 606 485-7229
TCS active/inactive, Wheel Select (LF, • LR Release Solenoid or your local ATech sales representative.
RF, LR, RR), Road Condition Select (Ice, • RF Prime Solenoid
Snow, Wet, Dry), Hydraulic Unit • RF Isolation Solenoid Options
Separation Switch (EBTCM/BPMV), LF • LR Hold Solenoid
Complete Instructional
Wheel Speed Sensor Disconnect, RF • RF Hold Solenoid
Courseware - Model 1435
Wheel Speed Sensor Disconnect, LR
Wheel Speed Sensor Disconnect, RR Realistic Troubleshooting
The Student Manuals provide
Wheel Speed Sensor Disconnect. Fault switches on the back of the Trainer
students with practical instruction.
Displays: allow students to diagnose the following
Student activities have been designed
Digital display of Starting/Stopping faults:
using the GM Reference Book and
Distance and Vehicle Speed, • Left Front Sensor Open
Factory Service Manual (incorporated into
Requested Torque Indicator Bargraph, • Right Front Sensor Open
the courseware).
Magnatrac Steering Effort Indicator • Right Front Sensor Harness Open
Bargraph, Liquid Crystal Display of • Left Rear Sensor Harness Open “On Trainer Worksheets” give students
Vehicle Speed in Kilometers per Hour, • Left Front Hold Solenoid Open an opportunity to gain hands-on experience
Starting/Stopping Distance in • Right Front Release Solenoid Open prior to working on live vehicles.
Kilometers, and “skidding” vehicle. • Right Front Prime Solenoid Open
The program objectives are based on
Inputs: • Left Front Isolation Solenoid Open
ASE/NATEF tasks. Student progress can
Realistic accelerator pedal operation, • Left Rear Release Sol. Harness Open
be tracked using record keeping sheets
Realistic brake pedal operation. • Right Rear Hold Harness Open
(included in the student manual) and
The service procedures practiced on the free ASE/NATEF record keeping
System Control Trainer are the same as those
System control is performed by an actual software available from ATech’s
performed on live vehicles. The wiring on website.
Electronic Brake Traction Control Module the ATech Trainer conforms to the color
(EBTCM) which responds to input signals coding in the Service Manual The Instructor Manual provides product
just as an automobile would. The EBTCM schematics. information, guide sheets, worksheet
is capable of performing passive and masters and answers.
active self tests, and operates Power Supply
An internal power supply is included with Both Student Manual and Instructor
without inadvertent system
the Trainer. A power cord allows hook-up Guide come with an on-site photocopy
to any standard electrical outlet. license.

ATech Supports NATEF
NATEF Your ATech Representative: le


12290 Chandler Drive,Walton, KY 41094

Tel: 606-485-7229 , Fax: 606-485-7299