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ATG 354 - Advanced GM Motors Systems

Credits: 5
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 4
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Instruction in techniques and procedures required to diagnose and service current vehicles. New systems developed by GM will be included.
Prerequisite: Admission to Automotive Service Educational Program
Competencies
  1. Perform caster, camber, toe checks (front and rear).
    1. Measure caster on a front-wheel drive car.
    2. Measure camber on a front-wheel drive car.
    3. Measure toe on a front-wheel drive car.
    4. Measure caster on a rear-wheel drive car.
    5. Measure camber on a rear-wheel drive car.
    6. Measure toe on a rear-wheel drive car.
    7. Identify alignment specifications for any given vehicle.
    8. Assess alignment measurements using specifications as a guide.
  2. Perform caster, camber, toe adjustments.
    1. Change caster to specified value.
    2. Change camber to specified value.
    3. Change toe to specified value.
  3. Perform adjustment to center the steering wheel.
  4. Verify S.A.I. and turning radius.
    1. Measure steering axis inclination.
    2. Measure turning radius.
    3. Assess steering axis inclination using specifications as a guide.
    4. Assess turning radius using specifications as a guide
  5. Identify antilock brake system components.
    1. List A.B.S. components using a manual.
    2. Name A.B.S. components on a vehicle.
  6. Explain antilock brake system operation.
    1. Identify A.B.S. operational description in a service manual.
    2. Explain A.B.S. operational theory.
  7. Define A.B.S. trouble codes.
  8. Analyze antilock brake system trouble codes.
    1. Retrieve A.B.S. trouble codes.
    2. Examine A.B.S. subsystems.
    3. Perform clearing of A.B.S. trouble codes.
  9. Replace A.B.S. components.
  10. Identify supplemental inflatable restraint system components.
    1. List S.I.R. system components.
    2. Locate S.I.R. system components on a vehicle.
  11. Evaluate supplemental inflatable restraint system operation.
    1. Examine S.I.R. operational theory.
    2. Assess S.I.R. system operation.
  12. Locate system operational theory in a service manual.
  13. Identify S.I.R. trouble codes.
  14. Perform trouble code subsystem test.
  15. Perform clearing of trouble codes.
  16. Demonstrate engine control system tests.
  17. Produce scan data for all subsystems on GM computer controlled engines.
  18. Demonstrate the use of C.A.M.S. on GM systems.
    1. Access vehicle information.
    2. Produce technical information.
    3. Select specifications on a given vehicle and topic.
  19. Perform system tests.
  20. Analyze exhaust gas on a GM car.
    1. Perform four gas analyzer set up calibration.
    2. Demonstrate exhaust analysis test procedures.
    3. Interpret test results using emission level specifications.



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