Jan 17, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog

AUT 221 - Suspension & Steering Diagnosis

Class: 2 Lab: 3 Credits: 3
This course covers the diagnosis and repair of front and rear suspension, using suspension diagnostic charts, shop manuals, and alignment equipment.

Prerequisite(s): Take AUT 132  or AUT 130 .
Course Topics:
  • Tires and Wheels
  • TPMS Systems
  • Front Suspension Service
  • Rear Suspension Service
  • Wheel Alignments
  • Power Assisted Steering Systems

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site
Required Materials:
  • Safety Glasses

Grading System:
A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 -59
Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Diagnose and repair suspension concerns.
  2. Diagnose and repair manual/power steering concerns.
  3. Perform wheel alignment procedures.
  4. Interpret alignment angles given while using alignment equipment.
  5. Diagnose and repair electronic steering systems.
  6. Diagnose and repair electronic suspension system.

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