This course focuses on automotive troubleshooting techniques and tools. Emphasis will be placed on diagnosing engine performance conditions related to mechanical, fuel injection, ignition, and emissions systems. Diagnosis of other computer controlled and networked automotive systems will also be covered. It includes theory of system operation with an emphasis on comprehension and systematic troubleshooting. Included is an emphasis on hands-on practice and familiarity with factory and aftermarket scan tools, and automotive labscopes.
Prerequisite: A.A.S. in Automotive Technology/successful completion of first 2 years of BT
3 credits (2 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours)