Automotive

AUTO 100 INTRODUCTION TO AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course provides knowledge about safety and an introduction to other areas of automotive repair. This course will focus primarily on safety issues in the auto shop and tool usage. Vehicle maintenance and inspection and minor repairs will be performed.
 
Prerequisite: None

Jul 24, 2016|

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AUTO 141 ENGINE DIAGNOSIS AND IGNITION SYSTEMS

5 Credits, 6 Contacts
This course provides the skills to test engine condition and ignition systems. Students will use vacuum, compression, cylinder leakage, and electronic engine analyzers. Students will learn how to diagnose an on–board computer system and its components for proper operation. The operation, testing and repair of ignition system components will be practiced.
 
Prerequisite: […]

Jul 23, 2016|

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AUTO 142 FUEL AND EXHAUST SYSTEMS

5 Credits, 6 Contacts
This course provides the skills to test and repair fuel systems. Students will diagnose and service components used for fuel flow control, the fuel tank, fuel pumps, injectors, carburetors, throttle bodies and filters. Exhaust systems will be inspected, serviced and repaired by students.
 
Prerequisite: AUTO 100 and AUTO 141 or permission from […]

Jul 22, 2016|

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AUTO 146 AUTOMOTIVE BRAKING SYSTEMS

4 Credits, 6 Contacts
This introductory course teaches theory, service and repair of automotive braking systems and their components. Emphasis is given to hydraulic theory, repair, and service of system components, including anti-lock and traction control systems.
 
Prerequisite: AUTO 100 or permission from instructor

Jul 21, 2016|

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AUTO 221 AUTOMOTIVE STEERING AND SUSPENSION

4 Credits, 6 Contacts
This course provides an in depth study of the various mechanical and electronic steering and suspension systems used on today’s vehicles. Focus will be placed on the theory and operation as well as the diagnosis and repair of steering and suspension system components including wheel alignment. This course will also cover […]

Jul 20, 2016|

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AUTO 225 AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS I

4 Credits, 6 Contacts
The first of two electrical classes introduces the fundamentals of electricity and automotive electronics. Digital multi-meters and circuit troubleshooting is covered. Emphasis is placed on understanding and utilizing electrical diagrams. Batteries, starting and charging systems are covered.
 
Prerequisite: AUTO 100 or permission from instructor

Jul 19, 2016|

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AUTO 226 AUTOMOTIVE HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course is designed as an introduction to the basics of air conditioning. Description, theory, operation, servicing, repair and diagnosis are all covered. The design and operation of the cooling system and its repair and service will also be studied.
 
Prerequisite: None

Jul 18, 2016|

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AUTO 228 AUTOMOTIVE EMISSION SYSTEMS

5 Credits, 5 Contacts
This course explains the operation of the emission control systems. Students will diagnose and service PCV, EGR AND air management and fuel vapor systems. This is the last of the engine performance classes and will include review testing to prepare for the State Certification Test.
 
Prerequisite: AUTO 100 or permission […]

Jul 17, 2016|

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AUTO 245 AUTOMOTIVE VALVE TRAIN AND HEAD REBUILDING

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course examines the way the internal combustion works and how the parts interact. The testing of engine condition will be demonstrated. Engine removal installation proper disassembly, cleaning and inspection of parts will be emphasized. The machining of valves and seats will be demonstrated. This is the first of two classes […]

Jul 16, 2016|

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AUTO 246 AUTOMOTIVE CYLINDER BLOCK REBUILDING

4 Credits, 4 Contacts
This course examines engine block diagnosis, repair and reassembly. The measurement and service of cylinders, crankshafts, piston and connecting rods will be demonstrated. Engine lubrication systems, cooling systems and proper installation of the completed engine assembly will be emphasized. The is the second of two classes intended to prepare a student […]

Jul 15, 2016|

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