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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)
Competencies
  1. Identify differences between diesel and gasoline construction.
    1. Identify differences in cylinder head construction.
    2. Examine differences in block designs.
    3. Describe the difference in combusion chamber design. (IDI vs DI)
  2. Idenfity the operation of the fuel supply system.
    1. Explain low pressure fuel components.
    2. Examine fuel conditioner module operation.
    3. Describe the purpose of secondary fuel filter.
  3. Analyze the high pressure fuel system.
    1. Discuss fuel injector operation in HEUI systems.
    2. Discuss piezoelectric fuel injectors in common rail systems.
    3. Examine high pressure fuel pump operation.
  4. Analyze intake system.
    1. Examine diesel intake design.
    2. Explain inter-cooling.
    3. Examine turbo operation in the intake system.
    4. Discuss sequential turbo operation.
    5. Exam dual boost turbo operation.
    6. Discuss glow plug operation.
  5. Identify exhaust system components.
    1. Discuss operation of variable geometry turbo.
    2. Identify EGR system components.
    3. Discuss operation of after treatment components.
    4. Describe back pressure control.
  6. Analyze engine control systems.
    1. Describe FICM operation.
    2. Describe PCM/ECM operation.
    3. Identify inputs and outputs.
    4. Perform diesel electronic system diagnosis.
  7. Identify unique diesel fluid characteristics.
    1. Explain diesle fuel characteristics. (Cectaine, etc.)
    2. Discuss bio-diesel.
    3. Identify coolant requirements.
    4. Discuss diesel motor oil and qualities.
  8. Diagnose a diesel engine.
    1. Discuss diesel engine mechanical diagnosis.
    2. Determine needed repairs.



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