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ATE 160 - Adv Auto Electricity/Electronics

Credits: 3
3 Skills Lab Hours

Prerequisites: ATE 122  

This course reinforces the theories and approaches learned in ATE 121  and ATE 122  by extending students’ skill level by performing the latest in diagnostic technology. Using shop manuals and technical bulletins, combined with the latest diagnostic equipment, students will practice troubleshooting systems such as anti-lock brakes, electronic steering and suspension controls, electronic body controls, anti-theft systems and other systems released by manufacturers. Students will be introduced to hybrid safety and design. Certain course sections will be manufacturer specific.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Perform proper safety procedures working with electricity.
  2. Perform diagnosis, testing and repair of anti-lock brake systems, electronic steering and suspension controls, electronic body controls, entertainment systems, anti-theft systems and other released systems.
  3. Evaluate readings obtained from diagnosis and testing of automotive electronic systems.
  4. Conduct circuit repair and component replacement procedures.
  5. Identify circuit faults and make necessary wiring repairs.
Listed Topics
  1. Anti-lock brakes/traction control
  2. Electronic steering/suspension/stability assist
  3. Electronic body controls
  4. Introduction to hybrid safety and design
  5. Vehicle electronic controls
Reference Materials
Instructor-approved textbook and materials.
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 12/21/2011

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