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AUT 245 - Advanced Engine Performance

Class: 4 Lab: 3 Credits: 5
This course includes “hands-on” diagnostics, including an in-depth study and use of the oscilloscope in diagnosing engine performance problems.

Prerequisite(s): Take AUT 145 
Course Topics:

  • DTC Driven Diagnosis
  • Symptom Driven Diagnosis
  • Scan Tool  Parameter Identification and Bilateral Controls
  • Emissions Gasses
  • On Board Diagnostics II

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. Summarize the history of the EEC computer control system.
  2. Illustrate a schematic of the different input sensors and their functions.
  3. Differentiate between the type output actuators and their functions.
  4. Identify different types of PCM control strategies.
  5. Perform test equipment setup, hookup, and test procedures for OBDII computer system.
  6. Diagnose and repair subsystem failures (hard fault), intermittent failure (continuous), and out of range failures.
  7. Solve the cause of component failure.

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