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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  
Competencies
  1. Analyze internal combustion engine operation
    1. Explain how power is developed.
    2. Discuss the procedure for harnessing the power.
    3. Relate the control of combustion.
    4. Demonstrate the four-stroke cycle.
    5. Identify the engine operating systems.
    6. Examine Ford design characteristics.
  2. Relate the compression system
    1. Identify the components of the compression system
    2. Outline the operation of components
    3. Explain the correlation of the compression system
  3. Outline Ford valve trains
    1. Describe valve construction
    2. Identify overhead valve components
    3. Explain the overhead cam engine
    4. Label the parts of valve lifters
  4. Inspect the lubrication system
    1.   Identify system components.
    2. Discuss system operation
    3. Test pressures.
    4. Determine pump condition.
    5. Test oil pressure temperature devices.
  5. Troubleshoot Ford engine systems.
    1. Check compression
    2. Demonstrate vacuum testing
    3. Display leak down test procedures.
    4. Use the borescope.
    5. Administer cylinder balance test.
    6. Identify engine related noises.
    7. Identify fluid leaks and appropriate action.
    8. Determine excess fluid consumption.
  6. Disassemble Ford engines
    1. Disassemble the top end of the engine.
    2. Remove front of engine
    3. Take apart bottom end of engine
  7. Service Ford cylinder heads
    1. Clean cylinder head
    2. Inspect cylinder head.
    3. Inspect guides
    4. Determine valve and seat condition.
    5. Inspect valve spring condition.
    6. Inspect valve stems.
    7. Assemble head components.
  8. Measure engine for wear
    1. Measure cylinder taper
    2. Gauge cylinder out of round
    3. Appraise ring groove wear
    4. Measure the crankshaft diameter.
    5. Measure valve clearances.
    6. Determine valve train wear.
    7. Measure camshaft dimensions.
  9. Evaluate engine cracks
    1. Test for cracks with pressure
    2. Inspect for cracks with magnaflux
    3. Locate with dye penetrant
  10. Identify Ford engines
    1. Discuss Ford modular engines
    2. Examine other Ford engine designs
  11. Evaluate block reconditioning procedures
    1. Discuss align boring
    2. Examine surface finishes
    3. Deglaze cylinder walls.
    4. Inspect auxiliary shafts.
  12. Examine crankshafts
    1. Analyze crankshaft failures
    2. Identify crankshaft materials
    3. Discuss undersize diameters
  13. Inspect pistons
    1. Assemble pistons and rods.
    2. Discuss piston failures
    3. Determine piston condition.
    4. Install piston rings.
  14. Examine engine bearings
    1. Discuss oil wedge theory
    2. Explore bearing properties
    3. Analyze bearing failures
    4. Inspect for damage.
  15. Explain sealing the engine
    1. Explore gasket properties
    2. Discuss gasket materials
    3. Study gasket failure
  16. Assemble Ford engines
    1. Replace components on the block assembly
    2. Torque components to specification
    3. Adjust necessary components (valves, etc.)
    4. Set cam timing to engine specifications
    5. Install component covers.
    6. Install cylinder heads.
    7. Install crankshaft components.



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