Jul 07, 2022
AUTO 2090 - Service Floor 2
Credit Hours: 3.00
Prerequisites: AUTO 1050 , AUTO 1090 , AUTO 1200 , and AUTO 1420
(formerly AUTO 2290 and AUTO 2490)
This course provides the students with hands-on automotive service experience. Emphasis on diagnosing and making repairs of automotive engines, electrical and air conditioning systems. 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 service starting, charging and support systems.
- Diagnose charging system problems that cause an undercharge or no-charge condition.
- Perform charging system output test; determine needed repairs.
- Remove and replace alternator.
Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to recharge an A/C system.
- Employ correct recovery, evacuation and recharging techniques.
- Identify suitable storage and recovery containers.
- Illustrate proficiency in gauge reading and diagnosis.
Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to check for leaks in a R-134A system.
- Determine the correct leak detection equipment.
- Isolate leak and perform correct repair techniques.
Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to diagnose general engine conditions
- Inspect engine assembly for fuel, oil, coolant and other leaks; determine necessary actions
- Diagnose unusual exhaust color, odor, and sound; determine necessary actions
- Perform cylinder power balance test; determine necessary actions
- Perform compression test; determine necessary actions
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
- Automotive Batteries, Charging and Starting System Diagnosis and Service
- Perform battery diagnostic testing, service and repairs per NATEF Standards
- Perform charging system testing, service and repairs per NATEF Standards
- Perform starting system testing, service and repairs per NATEF Standards
- Perform various electrical system tests per NATEF Standards
- Automotive Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning Diagnosis and Service
- Perform air conditioning performance testing, service and repairs per NATEF Standards
- Perform air conditioning recharge, service and repairs per NATEF Standards
- Perform a refrigerant identifier test per NATEF Standards
- Automotive Engines
- Perform mechanical engine testing, service and repairs per NATEF Standards
- Perform on-car diagnostics related to engine mechanical 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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