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

AU 223 - Ford ASSET Air Conditioning and Heating Lab


Credit Hours: 2

Modern cooling, heating and air conditioning. The diagnosing and the repair of temperature control and air flow control of the heating and cooling systems.

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

  • evacuate and recharge an air conditioning system. Competency will be based on work performed in the lab and a test with a grade of at least 65%;
  • attach manifold gauges to a vehicle and determine the problem with the vehicle. Proceed to completely remove and replace all components in the heating and air conditioning system on the vehicle. Competency will be based on work performed in lab and a test with a grade of at least 65%;
  • test and flush the cooling system of a modern vehicle. Included in the testing procedure is the quality of the coolant, temperature at which the thermostat opens and the cooling fan(s) turn on, and the flushing and recycling of the anti-freeze in the vehicle. Competency will be based on work performed in the lab and a test with a grade of at least 65%;
  • using the computerized testing equipment, diagnose problems with the climate control system on 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%; and
  • apply the six-step diagnostic procedure to diagnose and repair problems in the air conditioning and heating areas of a modern vehicle. Competency will be based on work performed in the lab and a test with a grade of at least 65%.


Concurrent Registration: AU 222
F (S)