FORD ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS

  • Program: Ford Automotive Student Service Educational Training Program (ASSET)
  • Course: Ford Electrical Systems
  • Course #: FMLR1200
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is designed to introduce the student to basic electrical theory and Ford electrical systems. Included in the course will be Ohm`s law and an in-depth study of Ford electrical systems.

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:
Explain Ohm's Law
Interpret wiring diagrams
Perform battery tests
Test charging systems
Measure starter draw
Diagnose electrical circuits
Identify battery safety procedures
Construct series/parallel circuits
Evaluate DMM readings
Diagnose parasitic drain concerns
Perform voltage drop test
Identify PIDS
Construct relay circuits
Research repair procedures
Compare direct and alternating currents

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Instructor approval
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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