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

AU 225 - Ford ASSET Computer Assisted Mechanisms Lab


Credit Hours: 2

Application of theoretical and practical application 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:

  • analyze and test the operation of computer controlled components as they apply to modern vehicles. Competency will be based on performance in the lab combined with a test with a grade of at least 65%;
  • demonstrate the proper use of the Integrated Diagnostic System (IDS), the Ford Oasis and other diagnostic equipment on Ford Motor Company and other vehicles.Competency will be based on performance in the lab and a test(s) with a grade of at least 65%;
  • demonstrate the proper use of service and diagnostic manuals used with the repair of modern vehicles. Competency will be based on performance in the lab and a test(s) with a grade of at least 65%;
  • demonstrate a diagnostic strategy for engine management, fuel control and drivability on a modern vehicle. Competency will be based on performance in the lab and a test(s) with a grade of at least 65%;
  • application of the SSCC procedure to diagnose and repair problems in Ford Motor Company computer controlled vehicle. Competency will be based on activities in the lab and a test(s) with a grade of at least 65%;
  • perform diagnostic procedures on vehicles that have provisions for On Board Diagnostics II (OBD II). Competency will be graded on activities in the lab and a test(s) with a grade of at least 65%;
  • perform the proper procedure for erasing codes on an OBD II vehicle. Competency will be based on classroom an lab activities; and
  • perform proper data recording procedures on applicable vehicles. Competency will be based on activities in the lab as well as a test(s) with a score 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 224
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