Automotive Technology (AUTO)

INTRODUCTION TO TOYOTA
AUTO 150 5 Credits/Units

22 hours of lecture / 66 hours of lab

Prerequisite: Must meet Clark Automotive entrance standards and have the recommendation of your sponsoring Toyota/Lexus service management.

Introduction to safety, service procedures and responsibilities as a Toyota automotive service professional. Focus on soft skills used in daily customer interactions, technical skills needed to be successful in the current Toyota dealership environment. Emphasis on performing Toyota minor, intermediate, and major maintenance operations. Acceptance into the T-Ten Program. [GE]

TOYOTA ELECTRICAL I
AUTO 151 8 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture / 110 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in AUTO 152 and AUTO 153.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in AUTO 150.

First of two courses introducing basic electrical properties, circuits and testing. Major focus on the proper use of the DVOM in voltage drop diagnosis with an introduction to chassis electrical systems operation and testing. This course is a prerequisite for all future Toyota courses. Acceptance and good standing in the T-Ten Program. [GE]

TOYOTA ELECTRICAL II
AUTO 152 8 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture / 110 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in AUTO 151 and AUTO 153.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in AUTO 150.

Second of two courses exploring electrical properties, circuits and testing. Major focus on the proper use of the DVOM in voltage drop diagnosis of multiplexed circuits used in Toyota vehicles with an introduction to computer controlled electrical systems operation and testing using a DSO. This course is a prerequisite for all future Toyota courses. Acceptance and good standing in the T-Ten Program. [GE]

TOYOTA BRAKES
AUTO 153 8 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture / 110 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in AUTO 151 and AUTO 152.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in AUTO 150.

Theory and hands-on training in the operation, diagnostics, and service of Toyota vehicle braking systems. Initial focus on performing basic brake service procedures and diagnosis. Specific emphasis on the correct diagnostic strategies to locate and repair faults in ABS, VSC and VDIM systems. This course is a prerequisite for all future Toyota courses. Acceptance and good standing in the T-Ten Program. [GE]

TOYOTA INTERNSHIP I
AUTO 154 8 Credits/Units

44 hours of lecture / 88 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in AUTO 151, 152, and 153.

First managed internship experience in a Toyota/Lexus dealership, with focus on practicing skills learned throughout the first term of automotive instruction, including performing basic maintenance and diagnosing/repairing electrical and braking systems. Emphasis on developing strong customer-service and teamwork skills. Students required to document and share these experiences while working towards ASE and Toyota Certification. Acceptance and good standing in the T-Ten Program. [GE]

TOYOTA STEERING AND SUSPENSION
AUTO 155 8 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture / 110 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in AUTO 156 and AUTO 157.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in AUTO 154.

Theory and hands-on training in the operation, diagnosis, and service of Toyota vehicle steering and suspension systems. Initial focus on performing basic tire, suspension and steering service procedures and diagnosis. Specific emphasis on the correct diagnostic strategies to locate and repair faults in TPMS and EPS systems. This course is a prerequisite for all future Toyota courses. Acceptance and good standing in the T-Ten Program. [GE]

TOYOTA ENGINE PERFORMANCE I
AUTO 156 8 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture / 110 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in AUTO 155 and AUTO 157.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in AUTO 154.

First of two courses on operation, inspection, diagnosis, service and repair of Toyota Engine Management systems. Focus on the operation and testing of the internal combustion engine and engine-and fuel-management systems. Emphasis on ignition, fuel delivery, and computer input sensor diagnosis. Necessary knowledge of diagnostic strategies and tools used daily in the dealership to repair drivability-related and/or engine performance-related issues. Acceptance and good standing in the T-Ten Program.

TOYOTA ENGINE PERFORMANCE II
AUTO 157 8 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture / 110 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in AUTO 155 and AUTO 156.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in AUTO 154.

Second of two courses on operation, diagnosis, service and repair of Toyota Engine Management Systems. Focus on advanced level diagnostics including fuel trim, DTC's drivability, Mode $06 scan tool usage, and emissions control systems. Acceptance and good standing in the T-Ten Program.

INTRODUCTION TO DEALERSHIP OPERATIONS
AUTO 160 5 Credits/Units

22 hours of lecture / 66 hours of lab

Prerequisite: Must meet Clark Automotive entrance standards and have the recommendation of your sponsoring dealership service management.

Introduction to safety, service procedures and responsibilities as a dealership automotive service professional. Initial focus will be soft skills used in daily customer interactions and will continue with technical skills needed to be successful in the current dealership environment. Finally, emphasis will be placed on performing minor, intermediate and major maintenance operations. Remain in good standing in the HiTECC Program.

ELECTRICAL I
AUTO 161 8 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture / 110 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in AUTO 162 and AUTO 163.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" in AUTO 160.

Introduction to basic electrical properties, circuits and testing. Major focus will be placed on the proper use of the DVOM in voltage drop diagnosis. Will also offer an introduction to Chassis Electrical Systems operation and testing. This course is a prerequisite for all future HiTECC courses. Remain in good standing in the HiTECC Program.

ELECTRICAL II
AUTO 162 8 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture / 110 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in AUTO 161 and AUTO 163.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in AUTO 160.

Second in a series exploring electrical properties, circuits and testing. Major focus will be placed on the proper use of the DVOM in voltage drop diagnosis of multiplexed circuits used in Toyota vehicles. Will also include an introduction to computer controlled electrical systems operation and testing using a DSO. This course is a prerequisite for all future HiTECC courses. Remain in good standing in the HiTECC Program.

BRAKES
AUTO 163 8 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture / 110 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in AUTO 161 and AUTO 162.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in AUTO 160.

Provides theory and hands-on training in the operation, diagnostics, and service of vehicle braking systems. Specific emphasis will be placed on the correct diagnostic strategies to locate and repair faults in ABS, VSC and VDIM systems. Initial focus will be placed on performing basic brake service procedures and diagnosis. This course is a prerequisite for all future HiTECC courses. Remain in good standing in the HiTECC Program.

INTERNSHIP I
AUTO 164 8 Credits/Units

44 hours of lecture / 88 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in AUTO 161, 162 and 163.

Provides students with a managed internship experience in an automotive dealership. Students will focus on practicing skills learned throughout their first term of automotive instruction, including performing basic maintenance and diagnosing/repairing electrical and braking systems. Students will be required to document and share these experiences as they work toward ASE Certification. Emphasis will also be placed on developing strong customer service and teamworking skills. Remain in good standing in the HiTECC Program.

STEERING AND SUSPENSION
AUTO 165 8 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture / 110 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in AUTO 166 and AUTO 167.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in AUTO 164.

Provides theory and hands-on training in the operation, diagnosis, and service of vehicle steering and suspension systems with specific emphasis on the correct diagnostic strategies to locate and repair faults in TPMS and EPS systems. Initial focus will be placed on performing basic tire, suspension and steering service procedures and diagnosis. This course is a prerequisite for all future HiTECC courses. Remain in good standing in the HiTECC Program.

ENGINE PERFORMANCE I
AUTO 166 8 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture / 110 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in AUTO 165 and AUTO 167.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in AUTO 164.

Instruction related to the operation, diagnosis, service and repair of engine management systems. Initial focus is on the operation and testing of the internal combustion engine then progress to engine and fuel management systems. Emphasis will be placed on ignition, fuel delivery, and computer input sensor diagnosis. Students will gain necessary knowledge of diagnostic strategies and tools used daily in the dealership to repair drivability and/or engine performance related issues. This course is a prerequisite for all future HiTECC courses. Remain in good standing in the HiTECC Program.

ENGINE PERFORMANCE II
AUTO 167 8 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture / 110 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in AUTO 165 and AUTO 166.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in AUTO 164.

Instruction regarding the operation, diagnosis, service and repair of engine management systems. Focus on advanced level diagnostics including fuel trim, no DTC's drivability, mode $06 scan tool usage, and emissions control system diagnosis and repair. This course is a prerequisite for all future HiTECC courses. Remain in good standing in the HiTECC Program.

COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE
AUTO 199 5 Credits/Units

165 hours of clinical

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit.

Supervised work experience in an approved job. Completion of specific learning objectives and employer evaluation. Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, HDEV 195, 198, or 200 required. [GE]

TOYOTA CLIMATE CONTROL
AUTO 250 8 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture / 110 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in AUTO 155, 156 and 157.

Introduction to automotive heating and air conditioning systems used in Toyota vehicles. Topics include refrigerant handling, climate control system components, temperature system controls, refrigerant system diagnosis, recovery-recycling-recharging a/c systems, safety requirements for hybrid vehicles and dealership service. Acceptance and good standing in the T-Ten Program. [GE]

TOYOTA INTERNSHIP II
AUTO 251 8 Credits/Units

44 hours of lecture / 88 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in AUTO 250.

Second managed internship experience in a Toyota/Lexus dealership, with focus on practicing skills learned throughout the second term of automotive instruction. Skills include performing repairs to braking, steering/suspension, and engine management systems. Emphasis on developing strong customer-service and teamwork skills. Students required to document and share these experiences while working towards ASE and Toyota Certification. Acceptance and good standing in the T-Ten Program. [GE]

TOYOTA ENGINE MECHANICAL
AUTO 252 8 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture / 110 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in AUTO 253 and AUTO 254.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in AUTO 251.

Operation, diagnosis, service and repair of a Toyota internal-combustion engine with focus on the tear-down and inspection of internal engine components. Emphasis on precision measurements and component failure identification. Acceptance and good standing in the T-Ten Program. [GE]

TOYOTA MANUAL TRANSMISSION
AUTO 253 8 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture / 110 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in AUTO 252 and AUTO 254.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in AUTO 251.

Introduction to automotive manual transmissions and drivetrains. Topics include the principles of torque multiplication, engine braking, and gear ratios. Emphasis on the diagnosis and repair of clutch assembly, manual transmission, transfer cases, and drivetrains of Toyota vehicles. Acceptance in and good standing in the T-Ten Program. [GE]

AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS
AUTO 254 8 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture / 110 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in AUTO 252 and AUTO 253.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in AUTO 251.

Theory and hands-on training in the operation, diagnostics, and service of Toyota automatic transmissions and transaxles. Initial focus on performing basic automatic transmission service procedures and diagnosis with specific emphasis on the correct diagnostic strategies to locate and repair faults in automatic transmission control systems. This course is a prerequisite for all future Toyota courses. Acceptance and good standing in the T-Ten Program. [GE]

TOYOTA INTERNSHIP III
AUTO 255 8 Credits/Units

44 hours of lecture / 88 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in AUTO 252,253 and 254.

Third managed internship experience in a Toyota/Lexus dealership, with focus on practicing skills learned throughout the third term of automotive instruction. Skills include performing repairs to engines, transmissions, and drivetrains. Emphasis on developing strong customer service and teamworking skills. Students required to document and share these experiences as they work towards ASE and Toyota Certification. Acceptance and good standing in the T-Ten Program. [GE]

CLIMATE CONTROL
AUTO 260 8 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture / 110 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in AUTO 165, 166 and 167.

Instruction in automotive heating and air conditioning systems used in vehicles. Covers refrigerant handling, climate control system components, temperature system controls, refrigerant system diagnosis, recovery-recycling-recharging a/c systems, safety requirements for hybrid vehicles and dealership service. This course is a prerequisite for all future HiTECC courses. Remain in good standing in the HiTECC Program.

INTERNSHIP II
AUTO 261 8 Credits/Units

44 hours of lecture / 88 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in AUTO 260.

Provides students with a managed internship experience in a dealership. Students will focus on practicing skills learned throughout their term quarter of automotive instruction performing repairs to Steering/Suspension, Climate Control, and Engine Management Systems. Students will be required to document and share these experiences as they work towards ASE certification. Emphasis will also be placed on developing strong customer service and teamworking skills. This course is a prerequisite for all future HiTECC courses. Remain in good standing in the HiTECC Program.

ENGINE MECHANICAL
AUTO 262 8 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture / 110 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in AUTO 263 and AUTO 264.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in AUTO 261.

Instruction regarding the operation, diagnosis, service and repair of internal combustion engines. Focus on the tear down and inspection of internal engine components. Emphasis will be placed on precision measurements and components failure identification. This course is a prerequisite for all future HiTECC courses. Remain in good standing in the HiTECC Program.

MANUAL TRANSMISSION
AUTO 263 8 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture / 110 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in AUTO 262 and AUTO 264.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in AUTO 261.

Instruction in automotive manual transmissions and drivetrains. Students will explore the principles of torque multiplication, engine braking, and gear ratios. Emphasis will be placed on the diagnosis and repair of clutch assemblies, manual transmissions, transfer cases, and vehicle drivetrains. This course is a prerequisite for all future HiTECC courses. Remain in good standing in the HiTECC Program.

AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS
AUTO 264 8 Credits/Units

33 hours of lecture / 110 hours of lab

Concurrent enrollment in AUTO 262 and AUTO 263.

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in AUTO 261.

Theory and hands-on training in the operation, diagnostics, and service of automatic transmissions and transaxles. Specific emphasis will be placed on the correct diagnostic strategies to locate and repair faults in automatic transmission control systems. Initial focus will be placed on performing basic automatic transmission service procedures and diagnosis. This course is a prerequisite for all future HiTECC courses. Remain in good standing in the HiTECC Program.

INTERNSHIP III
AUTO 265 8 Credits/Units

44 hours of lecture / 88 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in AUTO 262, 263 and 264.

Provides students with a managed internship experience in a dealership. Students will focus on practicing skills learned throughout their term quarter of automotive instruction including performing repairs to engines, transmissions, and drivetrains. Students will be required to document and share these experiences as they work towards ASE Certification. Emphasis will also be placed on developing strong customer service and teamworking skills. Remain in good standing in the HiTECC Program.

SELECTED TOPICS
AUTO 280 8 Credits/Units

88 hours of lecture

Selected topics in Auto. Topics vary and course theme and content change to reflect new topics. Because the course varies in content, it is repeatable for credit. Specific topics are listed in the term class schedule. [GE]

SPECIAL PROJECTS
AUTO 290 3 Credits/Units

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit.

For automotive majors only. Opportunity to plan, organize and complete special projects approved by the department. [GE]