• Program: Automotive Technology
  • Course: Engine Repair I
  • Course #: ATEC1105
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

In this course the student will learn the operation of the internal combustion engine including valve trains, cooling systems, and short block components. This will include service operations on the lubrication and cooling systems. This course meets all applicable National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Complete work order
Identify engine concern
Research applicable vehicle and service information
Interpret vehicle and major component identification numbers
Inspect engine assembly for fuel, oil, coolant, and other leaks
Diagnose engine noises
Diagnose the cause of excessive oil consumption
Perform engine vacuum tests
Perform cylinder power balance tests
Perform cylinder cranking compression tests
Perform cylinder leakage tests
Perform oil pressure tests
Perform cooling system service
Inspect drive belts, tensioners, and pulleys
Perform cooling system service
Test oil temperature and pressure switches and sensors
Perform oil and filter change

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  ATEC1615
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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