May 29, 2023
AUTO 2200 - Automotive Upper Engine Service
Credit Hours: 3.00
Prerequisites: AUTO 1200
Provides the student with actual upper engine service procedures with hands-on experience. Covers the use of valve grinders, valve and seat machine centers, magnetic particle inspection, and cleaning equipment. A mill will be used for resurfacing cylinder heads.
Billable Contact Hours: 4
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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to perform service work on cylinder heads.
- Demonstrate cleaning and inspection of cylinder heads and cylinder head components.
- Machine heads to receive new seats.
- Resurface cylinder head or manifold.
COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.
CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
- Course structure
- Grading system
- Classroom activities
- Lab activities
- Safety practices
- Equipment to be utilized
- Cleaning equipment
- Head service equipment
- Surface grinders
- Cleaning procedures
- Use of steam, air pressure, solvent tanks
- Use on components (i.e., heads, manifolds, cast iron, and aluminum)
- Inspection and fault detection
- Electro magnetic procedures
- Pressure testing
- Chemical detection procedures
- Machining processes and valve guides
- Valve knurling
- Valve guide servicing
- Use of “head shop” equipment
- Procedure for valve guide replacement
- Machining process valve seats
- Valve seat removal and replacement
- Valve seat grinding
- Use of geometric angles
- Machining process valves
- Use of valve grading machine
- Use of geometric angles
- Lab practices
- Work on performance objectives
- Service OHC (Overhead Camshaft) shafts and valve train
- Surface grinding
- Geometric and displacement requirements
- Porting and polishing practices
- Assembly procedures and practices
- Performance objectives utilized
- Measurements as per published specifications
- Final inspection
- Proper torque procedures
- Continuation of performance objectives
- Completion of task lists
- Final exam
- Precision Measurement
- Use of measurement equipment
- Straight edge
- Special bore gauges
- Head service
- Valve repair
- Guide replacement
- Camshaft service
Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088
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