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Effective Fall 2014. Previous descriptions may have had different requirements. Have questions? See an advisor.
AUT100 Small Engine Troublesht&Repair Credit Hours: 3.00
Small Engine Troubleshooting and Repair Principles and procedures for overhauling, troubleshooting and repairing small engines. Includes safety and hazardous materials handling, engine types and identification, engine operation and maintenance, disassembly and inspection, engine reconditioning and assembly, fuel and ignition system assembly, mechanical operation and testing, multicylinder engines, and overhead valve (OHV) engines.
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AUT101 Automotive Maintenance Credit Hours: 3.00
Automotive Maintenance Techniques of routine vehicle maintenance. Includes customer vehicle identification and handling, new vehicle pre-delivery inspection and preparation, safety inspection, lubrication tasks, light line tasks, and fluid flushing.
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AUT105 Light Line Maintenance Credit Hours: 3.00
Principles and procedures for light line service. Includes safety, transmission and driveline systems, air conditioning/heating systems, electrical systems, suspension/steering systems, engine performance, and tools and equipment.
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AUT120 Engine Diagnosis and Repair Credit Hours: 3.00
Techniques for light line engine service. Includes personal and environmental safety, general engine diagnosis, lubrication system diagnosis and repair, cooling system diagnosis and repair, cylinder head diagnosis and repair, and engine block diagnosis and repair.
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AUT122 Engine Remove and Install Credit Hours: 3.00
Techniques for heavy-line engine exchange. Includes personal and environmental safety, front wheel drive engine removal and installation, and rear wheel drive engine removal and installation.
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Offered: Fall, Spring.
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AUT124 Automotive Diesel Engine Tune-Up Credit Hours: 3.00
Diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of mechanical and electronic diesel engine systems. Includes personal and environmental safety, general engine controls, computerized engine controls, electronic diesel injection, air and fuel induction systems, emissions control systems and electronic communication systems.
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AUT126 Engine Performance and Driveability Troubleshooting Credit Hours: 3.00
Diagnosis and repair of On-board Diagnostics Generation One (OBDI) and Two (OBDII) systems. Includes personal and environmental safety, general engine, computerized engine controls, ignition system, fuel, air induction, and exhaust systems, emissions control systems, and engine related service.
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AUT128 Automotive Electrical Fundamentals and Applications Credit Hours: 3.00
Principles and procedures of electrical diagnosis and repair. Includes electrical fundamentals and test equipment, electrical system, battery, starting system, charging system, lighting systems, instrumentation, horn and wiper/ washer, integrated circuits, and computerized control systems.
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AUT129 Automotive Electrical Accessories Credit Hours: 3.00
Electrical circuit diagnosis, repair, and replacement. Includes electrical fundamentals and test equipment, accessory diagnosis and repair, tilt steering column repair, and electrical connectors and terminal replacement.
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AUT132 Automotive Drivetrain Removal and Replacement Credit Hours: 3.00
Principles and procedures for automotive driveline component exchange. Includes personal and environmental safety, general drivetrain diagnosis, and diagnosis and repair of the clutch, automatic and manual transmissions and transaxle, drive axle and differential, and four-wheel drive components.
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AUT133 Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Service and Rebuilding Credit Hours: 3.00
Principles and procedures for front- and rear-wheel drive automatic transmission overhaul. Includes personal and environmental safety, automatic transmission diagnosis and service, and transmission in-vehicle and off-vehicle repair.
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AUT136 Automotive Manual Transmission and Driveline Service Credit Hours: 3.00
Principles and procedures for automotive driveline component overhaul. Includes personal and environmental safety, general drivetrain diagnosis, and diagnosis and repair of manual transmission and transaxle, drive shaft and half-shaft, universal and constant-velocity (CV) joint, drive axle and differential, limited slip differential, and four-wheel drive.
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AUT138 Automotive Suspension Systems Credit Hours: 3.00
Principles and procedures for automotive suspension system service. Includes safety, adjustment and repair of front and rear suspension systems, and related suspension component service.
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AUT139 Automotive Steering and Alignment Systems Credit Hours: 3.00
Principles and procedures for automotive steering and alignment systems service. Includes safety, manual and power steering systems, wheel alignment diagnosis, adjustment, and repair. Also includes wheel and tire diagnosis and repair.
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AUT140 Automotive Brakes Diagnosis and Repair Credit Hours: 3.00
Diagnosis and repair of automotive hydraulic brake systems. Includes personal and environmental safety, hydraulic system diagnosis and repair, drum and disc brake diagnosis and repair, power assist units diagnosis and repair, wheel bearings, park brake, and brake electrical diagnosis and repair, and anti-lock brake systems (ABS) components and operation.
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AUT142 Automotive Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Credit Hours: 3.00
Diagnosis and repair of automotive heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. Includes personal and environmental safety, HVAC systems components, air conditioning (AC) diagnosis and repair, refrigeration system component diagnosis and repair, heating and engine cooling systems diagnosis and repair, operating systems and controls diagnosis and repair, and refrigerant recovery, recycling, and handling.
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AUT185 Automotive Shop Skills Application Credit Hours: .5-3.00
Light line diagnosis and repair of daily use vehicles. Includes preparing repair orders, complaint procedures, researching service data, vehicle service and repair tasks, and shop maintenance. Also includes the industry standard of complaint, cause, and correction.
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Information: Completion of an AUT prefix course in the same specialty area and approval of automotive department chair or instructor is required before enrolling in this course.
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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