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ATF 317 - Ford Shop Fund & Minor Svc

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
A study of dealership organizational structure as it relates to the technician. Use of service manuals, electronic troubleshooting manuals and service bulletins are practiced. Also provides entry-level automotive task competencies.
Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Student Service Ed Training (ASSET)
Competencies
  1. Follow proper shop safety procedures
    1. Identify safety procedures as outlined by OSHA
    2. Practice safe personal procedures
    3. Use safe vehicular procedures
    4. Demonstrate safe procedures in vehicle lifting
    5. Show safe vehicle support procedures
    6. Follow tool safety practices
  2. Outline Ford dealership organizational structure
    1. Identify key elements of dealership
    2. Examine the responsibility of each element.
    3. Diagram your dealership structure.
  3. Investigate regulatory agencies.
    1. Discuss the EPA (environmental protection agency).
    2. Review the NHTSA (national highway traffic safety adm.).
    3. Examine the DEQ (department of environmental quality).
    4. Identify CAFE (corporate avg. fuel economy).
  4. Use Ford Motor Co. Service Publications.
    1. Show the proper application of service manuals.
    2. Examine technical service bulletins.
    3. Prepare the OASIS (On line automotive service information system) for information retrieval.
  5. Analyze automotive tools and fasteners
    1. Identify characteristics of fasteners
    2. Demonstrate thread repair.
    3. Demonstrate proper hand tool usage.
    4. Show proper use of measuring devices
  6. Demonstrate minor service procedures.
    1. Change oil and filter.
    2. Lubricate chassis service point.
    3. Service belts and pulleys
    4. Inspect cooling system.
    5. Service cooling system.
    6. Check exhaust system
    7. Inspect tires.
    8. Pack wheel bearings
    9. Balance tires.
  7. Service drive train.
    1. Change fluid and filter.
    2. Inspect front drive C/V boots.
    3. Repair C/V joints.
    4. Service universal joints.
  8. Perform pre-delivery inspection (new car) as per Ford specifications.
    1. Describe how the pre-delivery service record is arranged.
    2. Illustrate the organization of pre-delivery service manual.
    3. Explain the importance of overall appearance prior to final delivery
  9. Locate Ford informational tags and numbers.
    1. Use VIN for identification purposes.
    2. Identify vehicle certification label.
    3. Review components of safety compliance label
    4. Examine vehicle emission certification label.
  10. Inspect used cars.
    1. Review inspection procedures.
    2. Determine the extent of repairs (procedure).
    3. Follow dealer procedures for reinspection.



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