Jun 17, 2019
ATF 362 - Ford Diesel Engine Technology Credits: 4
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
The study of diesel engine construction, operation, diagnosis and repair in Ford vehicles. This will include oil, fuel, intake and exhaust systems.
Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Student Service Ed Training (ASSET)
- Identify differences between diesel and gasoline construction.
- Identify differences in cylinder head construction.
- Examine differences in block designs.
- Describe the difference in combusion chamber design. (IDI vs DI)
- Idenfity the operation of the fuel supply system.
- Explain low pressure fuel components.
- Examine fuel conditioner module operation.
- Describe the purpose of secondary fuel filter.
- Analyze the high pressure fuel system.
- Discuss fuel injector operation in HEUI systems.
- Discuss piezoelectric fuel injectors in common rail systems.
- Examine high pressure fuel pump operation.
- Analyze intake system.
- Examine diesel intake design.
- Explain inter-cooling.
- Examine turbo operation in the intake system.
- Discuss sequential turbo operation.
- Exam dual boost turbo operation.
- Discuss glow plug operation.
- Identify exhaust system components.
- Discuss operation of variable geometry turbo.
- Identify EGR system components.
- Discuss operation of after treatment components.
- Describe back pressure control.
- Analyze engine control systems.
- Describe FICM operation.
- Describe PCM/ECM operation.
- Identify inputs and outputs.
- Perform diesel electronic system diagnosis.
- Identify unique diesel fluid characteristics.
- Explain diesle fuel characteristics. (Cectaine, etc.)
- Discuss bio-diesel.
- Identify coolant requirements.
- Discuss diesel motor oil and qualities.
- Diagnose a diesel engine.
- Discuss diesel engine mechanical diagnosis.
- Determine needed repairs.
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