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    Erie Community College
   
 
  Oct 17, 2017
 
 
    
Fall 2017 Catalog

AU 112 - Mopar CAP Automotive Engines Lecture


Credit Hours: 2

A study of the automobile engine. Topics include theoretical operation, construction, practical repair and troubleshooting of four-, six-, eight- and ten-cylinder automotive engines.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • identify the location and function of all components in an internal combustion engine. Competency will be based on a test with a grade of at least 65%;
  • using measuring devices to determine which components in an engine are defective and need to be replaced or repaired. Competency will be based on a test with a grade of at least 65%;
  • understand repair procedures for machine shop functions related to the internal combustion engine. These include the reconditioning of crankshafts, connecting rods, cylinder heads and engine blocks. Competency will be based upon a test with a grade of at least 65%;
  • using the service manuals the student will be able to explain the proper procedures to reassemble an engine OHV/OHC. This should include timing, torque specs. and any special/unique steps specific to that engine. Competency will be based upon a test with a grade of at least 65%; and
  • apply the six-step diagnostic procedure to diagnose and repair problems in the engine mechanical systems. Competency will be based on a test with a grade of at least 65%.


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