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AUT 1100 Consumer Automotive

Language of automotive systems and functions. Students will perform a series of activities related to vehicle maintenance such as oil change, chassis lubrication, safety inspections, ignition tune-up, cooling system testing, brake inspections and evaluation of a used vehicle. Basic hands tools are required. One classroom, three lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: NONE

Course Outcomes
  • Properly identify the tools and terminology that are utilized in the service of automobiles.
  • Identify and express an understanding of automotive systems that apply to the operation of an automotive engine, cooling, ignition, electrical and braking systems.
  • Demonstrate safe work habits when performing automotive testing or service procedures.
  • Perform an in-depth analysis of a used vehicle for the purpose of purchase or evaluation to its condition and value.
  • Identify braking system components for wear and serviceability.
  • Perform a series of vehicle maintenance activities such as oil changes, cooling system testing, ignition tune-up and safety check inspections.
Credit Hours: 2
  • Classroom: 1 hour
  • Lab: 3 hours
  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: Automotive Technology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Not currently offered this term