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

AU 221 - Mopar CAP Automotive Alignment and Suspension Lab


Credit Hours: 2

Application of theoretical and practical application for the use of modern testing equipment and techniques for diagnosing and servicing the alignment and suspension systems as found on modern Chrysler automobiles and light trucks.

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

  • completely remove and replace the entire front suspension and steering systems and perform a proper wheel alignment on a modern automobile or light truck. Competency will be based on work performed in the lab and a test with a grade of at least 65%;
  • completely remove and replace the entire rear suspension system and perform a proper wheel alignment on a modern automobile or light truck. Competency will be based on work performed in the lab and a test with a grade of at least 65%;
  • test the power steering pump and steering gear for proper operation and leaks on a modern vehicle. Competency will be based on work performed in the lab and a grade of at least 65%;
  • perform a four wheel alignment on a modern vehicle that has an adjustable and a non-adjustable rear suspension. Competency will be based on performance in the lab and a written test with a score of at least 65%; and
  • apply the six-step diagnostic procedure to diagnose and repair problems in the alignment and suspension area of a modern automobile or light truck. Competency will be based on performance in the lab and a test with a grade of at least 65%.


Concurrent Registration: AU 220
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