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AUT 842 - Auto Computerized Eng Controls

Credits: 4
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 4
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This course builds upon the knowledge and skills learned in previous automotive courses to prepare the student to service On-Board Diagnosis 2 computer-controlled vehicles. The theory and operating principles of automotive computers, sensors and control devices will be emphasized. Lab instruction on late model cars will be included.
Prerequisite: AUT 834  
Prerequisite OR Corequisite: AUT 652  
Competencies
  1. Identify electronic engine control components.
    1. Identify thermistor type sensors.
    2. Identify generator type sensors.
    3. Identify potentiometer type sensors.
    4. Identify pressure sensors.
    5. Identify mass air flow sensors.
    6. Identify hall effect type sensors.
    7. Identify switch type sensors.
  2. Identify outputs actuators.
    1. Identify solenoids
    2. Identify relays
    3. Identify motors
    4. Digital driver circuits
  3. Identify engine control computer.
  4. Identify engine control computer wiring system.
    1. Identify connectors
    2. Identify terminals
    3. Identify wiring circuits by color and location.
  5. Identify and describe the operation of fuel system components.
    1. Identify and describe fuel supply lines operation.
    2. Identify and describe fuel filter operation.
    3. Identify and describe fuel pressure regulator operation.
    4. Identify and describe fuel rail operation.
    5. Identify and describe fuel return line operation.
  6. Locate engine control components.
    1. Locate input sensors.
    2. Locate output actuators.
    3. Locate engine control computers.
    4. Locate engine control computer wire harness.
  7. Explain the operation of the following engine controller inputs
    1. Describe the operation of thermostats.
    2. Describe the operation of generators.
    3. Describe the operation of potentiometers.
    4. Describe the operation of pressure sensors.
    5. Describe the operation of mass air flow sensors.
    6. Describe the operation of hall effect type sensors.
    7. Describe the operation of switch type sensors.
  8. Explain the operation of the following engine controller outputs.
    1. Describe the operation of solenoids.
    2. Describe the operation of motors.
    3. Describe the operation of relays.
    4. Describe the operation of digital driver circuits.
  9. Inspect engine control components.
    1. Inspect sensors.
    2. Inspect output actuators.
    3. Inspect engine control computer.
    4. Inspect engine control computer wire harness.
  10. Replace engine control components.
    1. Replace input sensors.
    2. Replace output actuators.
    3. Replace engine control computer.
    4. Replace engine control computers wire harness.
    5. Replace fuel system.
  11. Apply electrical principals to electronic engine control systems.
    1. Draw schematics of input sub systems.
    2. Draw schematics of output sub systems.
    3. Relate ohms law to sub system operation.
    4. Demonstrate voltage drop tests on electronic engine control sub systems.
    5. Demonstrate current flow tests on electronic engine control sub systems.
    6. Demonstrate resistance tests on electronic engine control sub systems.
    7. Operate lab oscilloscope to test input and output signals/voltage.
  12. Perform industry standard diagnostic routines on OBD 2 systems to repair faults.
    1. Demonstrate on car code and information retrieval techniques.
    2. Utilize and analyze diagnostic code flow charts.
    3. Repair faults as needed and verify correct operation.
  13. Locate and utilize related information.
    1. Perform service bulletin search on computerized data base.
    2. Locate and utilize service information from industry standard software.



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