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

AU 220 - Ford ASSET Alignment and Suspension


Credit Hours: 2

Application of theoretical and practical applications for the use of modern testing equipment and techniques for diagnosing and servicing the alignment and suspension system as found on the modern Ford Motor Company automobiles and light trucks.

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

  • identify and describe the operation of front suspension systems as they are found on modern automobile and light trucks, including alignment and adjustment procedures. Competency will be based on a test with a grade of at least 65%;
  • identify and describe the operation of the rear suspension systems as they are found on the modern automobile and light truck, including alignment and adjustment procedures. Competency will be based on a test with a grade of at least 65%;
  • understand the use of different spring construction and shapes including composite and tapered springs. Competency will be based on a test with a grade of at least 65%;
  • identify and describe the operation of the different types of steering systems as found on modern automobiles and light trucks. Competency will be based on a test with a grade of at least 65%;
  • identify and describe the operation of power steering systems and components as found on modern vehicles. Competency will be based on activities in the classroom and a test with a grade of at least 65%; and
  • understand test procedures for testing the proper operation of the power steering pumps and gear boxes. Competency will be based on classroom and lab activities.


Concurrent Registration: AU 221
F (S)