The IMS Service Engineering Team regularly gets asked by customers to help with the identification of trailer braking system-related issues experienced when the vehicle is in service on the road.
The case below is commonly reported across a range of different braking systems. The checks outlined are appropriate for a number of problems, i.e. overheating brakes, poor braking performance and excessive lining/pad wear.
This simple guide is designed to help technicians trouble shoot some of the conditions they are most likely to be presented with.