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Areas of Study | | AUTO228 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: AUTO228
COURSE TITLE:Diagnostic Engine Testing
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:5
CONTACT HOURS:120
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:225
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Advanced chassis electrical/electronic systems with emphasis towards diagnosis and service of distributor and electronic ignition systems with an introduction to fuel systems, computer control systems, and drivability problems.

PREREQUISITES:
AUTO106

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Perform the steps utilized in the diagnosis and testing process.
  • Perform the testing and service procedures for automotive batteries.
  • Perform the diagnosis, testing and repair of the automobile starting and charging systems.
  • Perform the diagnosis, testing and repair of the engine ignition system and its components.
  • Demonstrate their knowledge of the advanced operation of a computer and its inputs and outputs on the automobile.
  • Demonstrate the use of various engine testing tools and equipment.
  • Demonstrate the use of automotive diagnosis and repair manuals, computer and CD ROM repair information, and other technical servicing information available to the technician.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Diagnosis Techniques
  2. Understanding customer drieveability complaints
  3. Charging systems components, testers, and equipment
  4. Starting systems components, testers, and equipment
  5. Ignition systems components, testers, and equipment
  6. Engine diagnosis and testing equipment
  7. Repair manuals and resources

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
*All classes require safety glasses and a basic tool set.

See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
Attendance is a must
Quizzes/worksheets
Laboratory work
ASE tasks
Midterm exam
Final exam

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Spring 2019

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