FDAS2502 Ford Advanced Engine Performance

This course is designed to provide the student with hands-on application of guided diagnosis and testing of driveability concerns. The course emphasizes the Symptom-to-System-to-Component-to-Cause (SSCC) process as well as critical thinking skills while performing engine performance concerns.





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 goals will be addressed in the course.
Identify problem-solving techniques used in Ford service repair
Use electronic service equipment
Demonstrate safe service repair procedures
Identify engine monitoring drive cycles
Evaluate DTC-driven concerns
Interpret WDS PIDS to isolate driveability concerns
Research system generated diagnostic trouble codes
Sequence multiple diagnostic trouble codes
Interpret reference values
Interpret captured emission related data
Evaluate symptom-driven concerns

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