Recommended Practice

Transit Bus Brake Valve Treadle Assembly Maintenance


This Recommended Practice provides guidelines for maintaining, rebuilding and replacing transit bus brake valve treadle assemblies.

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APTA BTS-BC-RP-008-20 Original 02/04/2020 Published Current


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This document establishes a recommended practice for brake valve treadle maintenance and rebuild procedures. Individual operating agencies may modify these guidelines to accommodate their specific equipment and mode of operation. This Recommended Practice is to be used in conjunction with the original vehicle equipment manufacturer and brake valve manufacturer service manuals.

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