• Program: Automotive Technology
  • Course: Engine Performance III
  • Course #: ATEC1815
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

In this course students will learn theory, operation, and diagnosis of computerized powertrain control systems. This will include scan tool operation, lab scope usage, and gas analysis. 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:
Describe theory and operation of computerized engine controls
Inspect computerized engine control components
Perform component tests
Operate diagnostic scan tools
Interpret data from four-gas analysis
Interpret Scan-Tool data
Diagnose computerized engine control systems
Perform vehicle repairs
Check for module communication errors

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • Lab: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  ATEC1805
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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