Oct 28, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog

AO 260 - Automotive Coop 5


Credit Hours: 1

This co-op work experience will provide opportunities to apply the knowledge and practice the skills that were gained in AO240 and AO250 within a registered automotive repair facility.  Students will log their experiences and receive feedback from their mentors, managers, and instructor.

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

  • Perform manufacturer's diagnostic processes to properly diagnose automatic transmission concerns.
  • Remove and install automatic transmissions from current trucks and automobiles.
  • Disassemble and reassemble automatic transmissions to correct concerns of improper shifting.
  • Utilize digital multimeters and oscilloscopes to measure electrical circuits used to control automatic transmissions.
  • Diagnose performance concerns of vehicles with alternative powertrains.
  • Monitor electrical circuits of the high voltage control module using a scan tool and other diagnostic equipment.
  • Perform road tests to duplicate shifting and transmission performance concerns.
  • Perform software changes and calibration procedures on transmissions control units according to technical service bulletins, service actions and campaigns.
  • Document recommendations for repair and maintenance, estimates of repair, and records of completed repairs based upon manufacturer's repair/replacement cost analysis.


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