Dec 04, 2020  
Official Course Syllabi 2020-2021 
    
Official Course Syllabi 2020-2021
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AUTO 1090 - Service Floor 1

Credit Hours: 3.00


Prerequisites: AUTO 1000, AUTO 1040, AUTO 1100, and AUTO 1130

(formerly AUTO 2190)

This course provides the students with hands-on automotive service experience. Emphasis and tasks related to brakes, steering, suspension and alignment diagnosis and repair. This course is graded on a pass/fail basis.

Location: South Campus

Contact Hours: 5
Billable Contact Hours: 5
OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to perform wheel alignments.

Objectives:

  1. Operate alignment rack.
  2. Mount sensors to vehicle.
  3. Measure and diagnose alignment readings.
  4. Adjust alignment angles to specifications.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to perform brake jobs.

Objectives:

  1. Complete drum brake service.
  2. Complete disc brake service.
  3. Machine brake drums and rotors.
  4. Bleed hydraulic systems.

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to inspect the steering and suspension systems.

Objectives:

  1. Identify and inspect loaded ball joints.
  2. Identify and inspect steering linkage.
  3. Identify and inspect suspension components.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES
(Bulleted outcomes apply to the course)

  • 1. The graduate can integrate the knowledge and technological skills necessary to be a successful learner.
  • 2. The graduate can demonstrate how to think competently.
  • 3. The graduate can demonstrate how to employ mathematical knowledge.
  • 4. The graduate can demonstrate how to communicate competently.
  1. The graduate is sensitive to issues relating to a diverse, global society.

COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
  1. Overview
    1. Materials to be covered
    2. Course Rules
    3. Evaluation Process
    4. Shop safety
  2. Steering and Suspension and Alignment
    1. General Suspension and Steering Systems Diagnosis as per NATEF Standards
    2. Steering Systems Diagnosis and Repair as per NATEF Standards
    3. Suspension Systems Diagnosis and Repair as per NATEF Standards
    4. Wheel Alignment Diagnosis, Adjustment, and Repair as per NATEF Standards
    5. Wheel and Tire Diagnosis and Repair as per NATEF Standards
  3. Brakes Task
    1. General Brake Systems Diagnosis as per NATEF Standards
    2. Hydraulic System Diagnosis and Repair as per NATEF Standards
    3. Drum Brake Diagnosis and Repair as per NATEF Standards
    4. Disc Brake Diagnosis and Repair as per NATEF Standards
    5. Power Assist Units Diagnosis and Repair as per NATEF Standards
    6. Miscellaneous (Wheel Bearings, Parking Brakes, Electrical, Etc.) Diagnosis and Repair as per NATEF Standards
  4. Road Testing
    1. Determination of Quality of Repair
  5. Electronic Services Information
    1. Follow diagnostic strategies based on published procedures and guidelines
    2. Flat-rate labor time lookup and job estimation

Primary Faculty
Prater, Daniel
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Pawlowski, Timothy
Dean
Hutchison, Donald



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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