Mar 23, 2023
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.
Billable Contact Hours: 5
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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to perform wheel alignments.
- Operate alignment rack.
- Mount sensors to vehicle.
- Measure and diagnose alignment readings.
- Adjust alignment angles to specifications.
Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to perform brake jobs.
- Complete drum brake service.
- Complete disc brake service.
- Machine brake drums and rotors.
- Bleed hydraulic systems.
Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to inspect the steering and suspension systems.
- Identify and inspect loaded ball joints.
- Identify and inspect steering linkage.
- Identify and inspect suspension components.
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
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
- Materials to be covered
- Course Rules
- Evaluation Process
- Shop safety
- Steering and Suspension and Alignment
- General Suspension and Steering Systems Diagnosis as per NATEF Standards
- Steering Systems Diagnosis and Repair as per NATEF Standards
- Suspension Systems Diagnosis and Repair as per NATEF Standards
- Wheel Alignment Diagnosis, Adjustment, and Repair as per NATEF Standards
- Wheel and Tire Diagnosis and Repair as per NATEF Standards
- Brakes Task
- General Brake Systems Diagnosis as per NATEF Standards
- Hydraulic System Diagnosis and Repair as per NATEF Standards
- Drum Brake Diagnosis and Repair as per NATEF Standards
- Disc Brake Diagnosis and Repair as per NATEF Standards
- Power Assist Units Diagnosis and Repair as per NATEF Standards
- Miscellaneous (Wheel Bearings, Parking Brakes, Electrical, Etc.) Diagnosis and Repair as per NATEF Standards
- Road Testing
- Determination of Quality of Repair
- Electronic Services Information
- Follow diagnostic strategies based on published procedures and guidelines
- Flat-rate labor time lookup and job estimation
Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088
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