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AUT100 Small Engine Troubleshoot and Repair Credit Hours: 3.00
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
Introductory automotive maintenance techniques and vehicle inspection. The course Includes vehicle pre-delivery inspection and preparation, safety inspection, and inspection, safety inspection, lubrication tasks, and light-line tasks.
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AUT105 Light Line Maintenance Credit Hours: 3.00
Principles, procedures, and repairs commonly expected of entry-level technicians. This course includes fluid flushing, light-line repair, tire-repair, and basic forms of systems diagnosis.
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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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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
Theory, operation, and diagnosis of electronic engine controls on modern vehicles. This includes fuel systems, ignition systems, mechanical systems, emission control systems, and forced-induction.
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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 test equipment, electrical system, battery, starting system, charging system, lightingsystems, instrumentation, integrated circuits, and computerized control systems.
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AUT129 Automotive Electrical Accessories Credit Hours: 3.00
on a modern vehicle. These include anti-theft, power windows /locks, sound and entertainment systems, airbag and utilizing in-depth repair software.
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AUT132 Automotive Drivetrain Removal and Replacement Credit Hours: 3.00
Principles and procedures for automotive driveline component exchange; includes safety, automatic transmission/transaxle, manual drivetrain, driveshaft, CV joints, and sub-frame assemblies R&R.
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AUT133 Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Service and Rebuilding Credit Hours: 3.00
Principles and procedures for overhaul includes safety, automatic transmission rear wheel drive, automatic /transaxle following ASEEF task procedures.
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AUT136 Automotive Manual Transmission and Driveline Service Credit Hours: 3.00
Principles and procedures for automotive driveline component overhaul includes safety, manual transmissions/transaxles, front and rear axle assemblies, and transfer cases.
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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
Theory, operation, and repair of automotive steering systems Includes safety, power steering systems, wheel alignment diagnosis, and basic electronic diagnosis for various steering and self-driving systems.
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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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