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AUT 105 - Light Line Maintenance

3 Credits, 7 Contact Hours
1 lecture period 6 lab periods

Principles and procedures for light line service. Includes safety, transmission and driveline systems, air conditioning/heating systems, electrical systems, suspension/steering systems, engine performance, and tools and equipment.

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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Perform a cooling system flush
  2. Perform an automatic transmission fluid flush
  3. Perform a full brake job
  4. Perform a rear axle R&R
  5. Perform a CV axle R&R
  6. Demonstrate knowledge of Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS) and perform basic diagnosis on them
  7. Demonstrate tire wear diagnosis, and perform a tire dismount, repair, remount, and balance
  8. R&R a water pump and perform a coolant pressure test

Outline:
  1. Safety
    1. Work habits
    2. Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
    3. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    4. Regulations
    5. Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) regulations
    6. Fire extinguishers and exits
  2. Engine Mechanical Systems
    1. Engine mechanical theory
    2. Cooling system
      1. Theory and operation
      2. Water pump and thermostat, Remove and Replace (R & R)
      3. Pressure test and operational checks
    3. Exhaust system inspection
    4. Timing belt and chain inspection
  3. Transmission and Driveline Systems
    1. Automatic transmission and transaxle
      1. Seal and gasket leaks, inspection and replacement
      2. Linkage adjustment and repair
    2. Manual transmission and transaxle
      1. Seal and gasket leaks, inspection and replacement
      2. Linkage adjustment and repair
      3. Clutch adjustment and repair
    3. Final Drive
      1. U-joints inspection and replacement
      2. CV-joint inspection
    4. Axle shafts
      1. Seals, inspection and replacement
      2. Wheel studs, replacement
  4. Air Conditioning and Heating Systems
    1. Air conditioning
      1. Theory and operation
      2. Component inspection and adjustment
    2. Heating
      1. Theory and operation
      2. Component inspection and adjustment
  5. Electrical Systems
    1. Multimeter use
    2. Lights, wiring, and circuit diagnosis and repair
    3. Battery testing, diagnosis, and replacement
    4. Alternator testing, diagnosis, and replacement
    5. Starter testing, diagnosis, and replacement
    6. Vehicle starting with jumper cables
  6. Suspension and Steering Systems
    1. Shock absorbers inspection and replacement
    2. Wheel bearing, inspection, service and replacement
    3. Steering and alignment inspection and diagnosis
    4. Tires - inspection and diagnosis of wear patterns
    5. Tires - change, repair, and balance
  7. Engine Performance
    1. Ignition system, inspection and diagnosis
    2. Fuel system, inspection and diagnosis
  8. Automotive Hand Tools and Equipment
    1. Proper use and storage of automotive hand tools
    2. Hoist operation and safety
    3. Use of drills, taps, and dies


Effective Term:
Full Academic Year 2020/21



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