Oct 03, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

AO 210 - Engine Performance 2

Credit Hours: 6

This lecture/lab course will introduce students to the advanced diagnostic and repair strategies of modern automotive and light truck engines.  It will focus on the diagnostic strategies of fuel, ignition, and emission systems.  This course conveys the high level skills necessary for efficient diagnosis of performance concerns.

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

  • Explain the creation of high voltage ignition in modern automobiles.
  • Use service information and automotive tools to identify possible causes of engine performance issues.
  • Inspect and test fuel systems to determine the condition of the delivery system.
  • Practice manufacturers’ safety procedures while demonstrating the proper diagnosis of fuel injection systems.
  • Monitor engine control module (ECM) inputs and actuate ECM outputs to diagnose circuits related to the performance of the engine.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the impact that combustion byproducts have on the environment.
  • Diagnose and repair emission system components.

F/S (S)