Sep 26, 2020  
Fall 2017 Catalog 
    
Fall 2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AU 219 - Ford ASSET Engine Performance Lab


Credit Hours: 2

Application of theoretical and practical application for the use of modern testing equipment and techniques for diagnosing and servicing the ignition and engine control systems as found on Ford Motor Company automobiles and light trucks.

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

  • identify and test the operation of engine management systems as they apply to Ford Motor Company vehicles. Competency will be based on work performed in the lab and a test(s) with a grade of at least 65%;
  • identify, locate and test the operation of the components used in Ford/Lincoln/Mercury ignition systems. Competency will be based on work performed in the lab and a test(s) with a grade of at least 65%;
  • demonstrate proper use of service and diagnostic manuals used with the repair of Ford/Lincoln/Mercury automobiles and light trucks. Competency will be based on work performed in the lab and a test(s) with a score of at least 65%;
  • perform proper mechanical diagnostics to determine the internal condition of an internal combustion engine. These will include compression test (both wet and dry), cylinder leak down and the comparison of the results. Competency will be based on performance in the lab and a test(s) with a grade of at least 65%; and 
  • apply the six-step diagnostic procedure to diagnose and repair problems in Ford Motor Co. engine performance areas. Competency will be based on performance in the lab and a test(s) with a grade of at least 65%.


Prerequisites: AU 110, AU 111, AU 112, AU 113, AU 227, AU 228
Concurrent Registration: AU 212, AU 213, AU 218, AU 224, AU 225
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