Basic Automotive Fundamentals
This course is an application of specific competencies in the operation and service repair of vehicles in the areas of: maintenance and minor vehicle service. Usage of service manuals, manufacturers procedures, tools, and safety are stressed. The student will discuss nomenclature and operating principles of basic automotive fundamentals. Also, the student will discuss and perform diagnostic and service procedures used to maintain these specific systems. The student will show competency in the areas of changing fluids, flush equipment, tire repair, tire balance, vehicle vibration diagnosis, and scan tool usage. This course satisfies the computer proficiency requirement.