Oct 22, 2020  
Fall 2017 Catalog 
Fall 2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AU 265 - Lab for Automotive Engine Performance

Credit Hours: 2

Practical application of lecture topics related to the usage of modern testing equipment and techniques for diagnosing, servicing ignition systems and engine control systems.

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

  • diagnose and repair automotive engine systems including base-engine, ignition and exhaust;
  • perform various diagnostic tests including compression, cylinder leakage, vacuum, cylinder balance and ignition analysis;
  • retrieve Diagnostic Trouble Codes from various On-Board Diagnostic systems both OBD-1 and OBD-11 using both manufacturer and aftermarket scan tools
  • read OBD data streams using both manufacturer and aftermarket scan tools including handheld and PC based tools;
  • perform both manual and automated tests per the appropriate diagnostic flow chart;
  • find and interpret shop manual information for both the diagnosis and repair of computer systems. This includes both printed and online repair information; and
  • verify customer concerns and verify repairs.

Concurrent Registration: AU 264
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