ATEC1105 Engine Repair I

In this course the student will learn the operation of the internal combustion engine including valve trains, cooling systems, and short block components. This will include service operations on the lubrication and cooling systems. This course meets all applicable National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards.





Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Complete work order
Identify engine concern
Research applicable vehicle and service information
Interpret vehicle and major component identification numbers
Inspect engine assembly for fuel, oil, coolant, and other leaks
Diagnose engine noises
Diagnose the cause of excessive oil consumption
Perform engine vacuum tests
Perform cylinder power balance tests
Perform cylinder cranking compression tests
Perform cylinder leakage tests
Perform oil pressure tests
Perform cooling system service
Inspect drive belts, tensioners, and pulleys
Perform cooling system service
Test oil temperature and pressure switches and sensors
Perform oil and filter change

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
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Credit Details