May 26, 2020
ATF 333 - Ford Engine Diagnosis/Repair Credits: 4
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 4
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Principles and operation of Ford Motor Company engines. Service procedures and engine component diagnostics, repair and/or replacement will be emphasized.
Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Student Service Ed Training (ASSET) and ATF 317 or AUT 114
- Analyze internal combustion engine operation
- Explain how power is developed.
- Discuss the procedure for harnessing the power.
- Relate the control of combustion.
- Demonstrate the four-stroke cycle.
- Identify the engine operating systems.
- Examine Ford design characteristics.
- Relate the compression system
- Identify the components of the compression system
- Outline the operation of components
- Explain the correlation of the compression system
- Outline Ford valve trains
- Describe valve construction
- Identify overhead valve components
- Explain the overhead cam engine
- Label the parts of valve lifters
- Inspect the lubrication system
- Identify system components.
- Discuss system operation
- Test pressures.
- Determine pump condition.
- Test oil pressure temperature devices.
- Troubleshoot Ford engine systems.
- Check compression
- Demonstrate vacuum testing
- Display leak down test procedures.
- Use the borescope.
- Administer cylinder balance test.
- Identify engine related noises.
- Identify fluid leaks and appropriate action.
- Determine excess fluid consumption.
- Disassemble Ford engines
- Disassemble the top end of the engine.
- Remove front of engine
- Take apart bottom end of engine
- Service Ford cylinder heads
- Clean cylinder head
- Inspect cylinder head.
- Inspect guides
- Determine valve and seat condition.
- Inspect valve spring condition.
- Inspect valve stems.
- Assemble head components.
- Measure engine for wear
- Measure cylinder taper
- Gauge cylinder out of round
- Appraise ring groove wear
- Measure the crankshaft diameter.
- Measure valve clearances.
- Determine valve train wear.
- Measure camshaft dimensions.
- Evaluate engine cracks
- Test for cracks with pressure
- Inspect for cracks with magnaflux
- Locate with dye penetrant
- Identify Ford engines
- Discuss Ford modular engines
- Examine other Ford engine designs
- Evaluate block reconditioning procedures
- Discuss align boring
- Examine surface finishes
- Deglaze cylinder walls.
- Inspect auxiliary shafts.
- Examine crankshafts
- Analyze crankshaft failures
- Identify crankshaft materials
- Discuss undersize diameters
- Inspect pistons
- Assemble pistons and rods.
- Discuss piston failures
- Determine piston condition.
- Install piston rings.
- Examine engine bearings
- Discuss oil wedge theory
- Explore bearing properties
- Analyze bearing failures
- Inspect for damage.
- Explain sealing the engine
- Explore gasket properties
- Discuss gasket materials
- Study gasket failure
- Assemble Ford engines
- Replace components on the block assembly
- Torque components to specification
- Adjust necessary components (valves, etc.)
- Set cam timing to engine specifications
- Install component covers.
- Install cylinder heads.
- Install crankshaft components.
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