ATE 207 - Advanced Engine Performance
6 Skills Lab Hours
Prerequisites: ATE 245
This course covers the terminology, theory and operation of the computerized on-board diagnostic (OBD) system found on current vehicles. Students will apply their knowledge of ignitions, fuels, emissions and engines to diagnose vehicle drivability-related problems. Student will use specific test equipment and procedures to isolate vehicle problems and utilize the chassis dynamometer to complete OBD II monitors and diagnose vehicle faults. The use of hybrid technology to enhance engine performance and economy will be covered. Some course sections will be manufacturer specific.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Use diagnostic equipment to diagnose drivability-related faults.
- Use a five gas emission analyzer as a diagnostic tool.
- Develop, interpret and document the diagnostic process used to repair drivability-related faults.
- Remove and replace failed fuel, emission and ignition components.
- Perform specific OBD II fault diagnosis.
- Use the dynomometer to complete OBD II monitors.
- Explain how hybrid vehicles increase vehicle efficiency.
- Safety in the shop
- Engine performance diagnostic procedures
- Engine performance diagnostic equipment
- OBD II
- Five gas emission analyzer
- Data stream analysis
- OBD II monitors
- Hybrid vehicle operation
Instructor-approved textbook and materials.
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 12/21/2011
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