This SAE Recommended Practice is intended for testing of manual slack adjusters as they are used in service, emergency, or parking brake systems for vehicles that can be licensed for on-road use.
This document establishes an accelerated laboratory test procedure for manual slack adjusters to determine their integrity and durability in various functional modes and environmental conditions.
Rationale: This recommended practice was updated to correct a typographical error in Section 5.1.5. Recommended practice SAE
J1462 had the same error in multiple sections and will be corrected as well.
Braking systemsPerformance tests
Also known as: SAE J 1461
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