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AUTO 751 Automotive Engine Performance

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Course Description

A study of the engine sub-systems responsible for good engine performance, clean air, and fuel economy. Systems to be covered include ignition, fuel, emission, OBD II, and computer controls. NOTE: This course requires the student to be able to use hand tools that require a twisting motion, lifting objects that weigh a minimum of 35 pounds, and vision capabilities to read mechanical precision measurement tools (similar to reading 8 or 9 pt font from 6-12 inches away).

Units: 15
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 184-207
  • Lab hours/semester: 168-189
  • Homework hours/semester: 368-414
Prerequisites: Admission to the Automotive Technology program through special application; and, AUTO 713 or AUTO 523 with a minimum grade of C; and, AUTO 734 or AUTO 529 with a minimum grade of C, or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU