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AUTO 212 - Fuel Systems/Electronic/Computer Controls

16 credits

Placement in MATH 060 , ENGL 060 , and READ 080 ; and instructor permission.

This course is an advanced study of the fuel management systems presently used in current emission, fuel economy and performance requirements of the modern automobile. The course includes an in-depth study of fuel injection systems used on domestic and foreign vehicles. Included in the class will be identification of components, on car diagnosis, replacement of components. Utilization of modern test equipment such as scanners and analyzers will be stressed.

Theory Hours
8 theory hours.

Guided Practice Hours
16 guided practice hours.

Vocational Program Course
Vocational program course.

AA General Elective
May be used as a general elective in the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
To meet the course standards and demonstrate the ability to meet the outcome expectations of this course [Competency in the Discipline (CD), Literacy (L), Critical Thinking (CT), Social and Personal responsibility (SP), and Information Used (IU)] the student will:

  • Demonstrate employability by following safe work practices, being on time, maintaining proper attendance, and properly following written and oral instructions
  • Demonstrate safe and proper work habits
  • Meet NATEF competency criteria in the following areas:
    • Identify fuel system components and state purpose of each. (L, CT)
    • Identify sensors and circuits and troubleshoot utilizing computer safe procedures.
      (CD, SP, IU)
    • Identify and test actuator circuits and troubleshoot with computer safe procedures.
      (CD, SP, IU)
    • Diagnose malfunctions in the fuel system. (CD, CT, SP, IU)
    • Interpret data from system and gas analyzers. (L, CT, IU)
    • Diagnose and interpret drivability problems. (CD, L, CT, IU)
    • Troubleshoot customer complaints. (CD, CT, SP)
    • Determine needed repairs. (CD, CT, IU)

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