Montgomery College 2018-2019 Catalog 
    Sep 29, 2020  
Montgomery College 2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AUTO 263 - Chassis Circuits

(R only) CE

Discusses purpose, parts, operation, and failure diagnosis of interior/exterior lighting systems; gauge, warning, and driver information systems; horn, wiper/washer, and heated glass circuits; motor-driven accessory circuits and supplementary restraint systems. Laboratory exercises emphasize the use of common electrical service tools on-vehicle to diagnose failures. May be taken with AUTO 262 . PREREQUISITE(S): A grade of C or better in AUTO 161 . Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory, one hour discussion each week. Formerly AT 163.

4 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Diagnose brighter, intermittent, dim or no light operation.
  • Remove / Replace interior, exterior and IP lamps.
  • Replace and aim headlights.
  • Diagnose incorrect stop, turn or hazard light operation.
  • Diagnose intermittent, low, high or no gauge readings.
  • Remove / Replace gauges, sending units and sensors.
  • Diagnose / Repair incorrect operation of warning devices.
  • Diagnose / Repair incorrect operation of driver info systems.
  • Diagnose / Repair intermittent, constant or no horn operation.
  • Diagnose / Repair incorrect wiper/washer operation.
  • Diagnose / Repair incorrect motor-driven accessory operation.
  • Diagnose / Repair incorrect heated glass operation.
  • Disarm airbag system before vehicle service.
  • Retrieve Diagnostic Trouble Codes caused by SRS failures.
  • Diagnose SRS failures.
  • Replace front / side air bags.

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