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2022-2023 Catalog 
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AU 261 - Lab for Alignment and Suspension

Credit Hours: 2

Practical application of lecture topics related to the repair of the steering and suspension systems on modern vehicles.

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

  • inspect a vehicles complete steering and suspension system and determine condition of the components and if repair or replacement is necessary.
  • repair a vehicles wheel, tire and/or wheel bearing. This will include but not be limited to dismounting and mounting of a tire, repair of the tire, balancing of the assembly and the replacement or service to the wheel bearing.
  • repair the front and rear suspension of a vehicle. This could include the springs, shock absorbers, bushings, control arms ball joints or steering knuckles.
  • repair the steering system of a vehicle. This could include but not be limited to the repair or replacement of the steering gear,steering column, power steering pump, steering linkage and the alignment of all 4 wheels of the vehicle.

Concurrent Registration: AU 260
F (S)