Catalog 2017-2018 
    Jun 12, 2021  
Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AUTO 124 Maintenance Procedures

2 credits
This course focuses on the understanding of periodic maintenance intervals and procedures utilizing industry standards, techniques, and equipment.

Prerequisites: TRAN 110 , TRAN 112 , TRAN 113 , TRAN 125 , or instructor permission

Corequisites: AUTO 120  

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • Work with customer to accurately fill out repair orders
  • Perform a visual inspection
  • Perform an on-the-ground safety checklist
  • Accurately fill out car care service form
  • Use flat-rate manual to create an estimate of repair cost
  • Safely perform battery service
  • Safely perform battery jump starting
  • Safely perform battery charging-on or off the vehicle
  • Identify/inspect/replace accessory drive belts, and coolant hoses
  • Inspect operation of the lighting system
  • Perform headlight adjusting with aiming tools
  • Perform cooling system inspection
  • Check and correct coolant level
  • Check oil levels in engine, drive axle, standard transmission/transaxle
  • Identify parts of the oil filter
  • Check automatic transmission fluid (ATF) level
  • Safely raise and support a vehicle using a floor jack and jack stands
  • Safely raise a vehicle using a frame-contact lift
  • Change engine oil and filter
  • Perform chassis lubrication
  • Identify major under car  service components
  • Perform a complete, mileage specific, maintenance and inspection service

Total Hours: 30 Lecture Hours: 10 Lab or Clinical Hours: 20