Jan 24, 2021  
Fall 2017 Catalog 
    
Fall 2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AU 224 - Ford ASSET Computer Assisted Mechanisms


Credit Hours: 2

Application of theoretical and practical applications of computers in the control of functions on Ford Motor Company vehicles.

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

  • identify and describe the operation of computer controlled components as they apply to Ford Motor Company vehicles. Competency will be based on a test(s) with a grade of at least 65%;
  • demonstrate the proper use of the Integrated Diagnostic System (IDS), OASIS and other diagnostic equipment as they apply to Ford Motor Company vehicles. Competency will be based on a test(s) with a grade of at least 65%;
  • demonstrate proper use of service and diagnostic manuals used with the repair of Ford Motor Co. vehicles. Competency will be based on a test(s) with a grade of at least 65%;
  • demonstrate a diagnostic strategy for the engine management, fuel control and drivability concerns on Ford/Lincoln/Mercury vehicles. Competency will be based on activities in the classroom and a test(s) with a grade of at least 65%;
  • apply the SSCC diagnostic procedure to diagnose and repair problems in Ford computer controlled systems. Competency will be based on activities in the classroom and a test(s) with a grade of at least 65%;
  • describe the need for On Board Diagnostics II (OBD II) as it applies to Ford/Lincoln/Mercury and other manufacturers. Competency will be based on classroom activities and a test(s) with a grade of at least 65%;
  • describe the proper procedure for erasing codes on a OBD II vehicle. Competency will be based on classroom and lab activities; and
  • describe proper data recording procedures on Ford/Lincoln/Mercury vehicles. Competency will be based on activities in the classroom as well as 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 219, AU 225
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