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AUT 114 - Shop Fund & Minor Service

Credits: 4
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 4
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
A study of the organizational structure in a dealership/ repair facility as it relates to the technician. Students use service manuals, electronic troubleshooting manuals and service bulletins. The course will also develop competencies in entry level tasks required when working in a dealership or repair facility.
Competencies
  1. Perform proper shop safety procedures.
    1. Apply work area safety skills.
    2. Demonstrate personal safety working habits.
    3. Practice tool and equipment safety use.
    4. Investigate government agencies.
    5. Follow manufacturer’s warnings and government regulations.
    6. Define hazardous material.
    7. Complete S/P2 training and certification.
  2. Use automotive tools and equipment.
    1. Inventory personal hand tools.
    2. Complete a project using common hand tools.
    3. Use common shop tools and equipment.
    4. Exercise proper use of basic hand tools.
    5. Demonstrate safe power tool usage.
    6. Elevate a car on a hoist.
    7. Raise a car with a floor jack.
    8. Properly support a car on jack stands.
  3. Analyze automotive service information.
    1. Using an owner’s manual, locate vehicle-specific information.
    2. Utilize vehicle-specific information using manufacturer’s service information.
    3. Locate vehicle-specific information using generic service information.
    4. Analyze vehicle-specific information using electronic service information.
    5. Locate service bulletins by vehicle application.
    6. Identify industry standard labor times using labor estimating guides.
    7. Locate and interpret vehicle service decals, warning labels, and component identification numbers.
    8. Interpret vehicle identification numbers (VIN).
  4. Examine fasteners.
    1. Identify fasteners.
    2. Examine clamping force.
    3. Examine torqueing methods.
    4. Interpret torque patterns and increments.
    5. Demonstrate proper thread repair in aluminum and steel.
    6. Practice broken bolt removal.
  5. Perform mechanical measurements.
    1. Examine different measuring systems.
    2. Interpret common conversions.
    3. Use a straight edge and feeler gauge to make a measurement.
    4. Perform measurements using a dial caliper.
    5. Use an outside micrometer to make measurements.
    6. Make measurements using a split-ball gauge.
    7. Make measurements using a telescoping gauge.
    8. Perform measurements using a dial indicator.
    9. Measure rotating bearing preload torque.
    10. Measure shaft end play, determine necessary action.
    11. Generate measurements using other precision measuring tools.
  6. Examine dealership/repair facility organizational structure.
    1. Identify key personnel of dealership/repair facility.
    2. Investigate the responsibility of each element.
    3. Diagram the organizational structure of dealership/repair facility.
  7. Analyze manufacturer’s warranties.
    1. Compare warranty procedures from model year to model year.
    2. Examine procedures for completing warranty forms.
    3. Determine warranty claim validity.
  8. Examine automotive systems.
    1. Describe engine systems.
    2. Discuss transmissions and axles.
    3. Examine chassis systems.
    4. Identify vehicle safety systems.
    5. Examine comfort systems.
    6. Utilize scan tools.
  9. Perform minor service procedures.
    1. Locate various system components.
    2. Check fluid levels.
    3. Change drive belts and pulleys.
    4. Drain and refill cooling system.
    5. Change engine oil and filter.
    6. Lubricate chassis.
    7. Complete wheel bearing services.
    8. Service C/V and universal joints.
    9. Inspect front drive axles.
    10. Service drive train.
    11. Inspect exhaust system.
    12. Check fluid level in a transmission or a transaxle equipped with a dip-stick.
    13. Check fluid level in a transmission or a transaxle not equipped with a dip-stick.
    14. Change transmission/transaxle fluid and filter.
    15. Check and refill diesel exhaust fluid (DEF).
    16. Clean and inspect differential housing; check for leaks; inspect housing vent.
    17. Check and adjust differential housing fluid level.
    18. Drain and refill differential housing.
  10. Perform tire and wheel service.
    1. Identify tire design and construction.
    2. Interpret tire sizes.
    3. Inspect tire and wheel assembly for air loss; perform necessary action.
    4. Repair tire using internal patch.
    5. Rotate tires according to manufacturer?s recommendations.
    6. Dismount, inspect and remount tire on wheel for standard wheel and wheel equipped with tire pressure monitor sensor.
    7. Perform static and dynamic balance of tire and wheel assembly.
    8. Reinstall wheels and torque lug nuts.
  11. Analyze the vehicle delivery process.
    1. Discuss customer expectations and satisfaction.
    2. Explain the importance of overall vehicle appearance prior to delivery.
    3. Perform new and pre-owned vehicle inspections.
    4. Discuss wind noise and water leak repair.



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