FORD SUSPENSION AND ALIGNMENT

  • Program: Ford Automotive Student Service Educational Training Program (ASSET)
  • Course: Ford Suspension and Alignment
  • Course #: FMLR1601
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will detail different types of suspension systems used on late model vehicles. Furthermore, the student will learn to perform two and four wheel alignment procedures.

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:
Analyze suspension systems
Identify suspension systems
Contrast front and rear wheel drive suspension systems
Perform strut replacement procedures
Explain how alignment angle affects vehicle handling
Perform vehicle alignment
Identify four wheel alignment angles
Interpret electronic alignment equipment readouts
Demonstrate safe service and repair procedures
Use electronic service equipment

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    None
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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