Automotive Program

Automotive Engine Repair
Covers the theory, construction, inspection, diagnosis, and repair of automotive engines and related systems. Includes operating principles of engines and diagnosis, inspection, adjustment, and repair using appropriate service information. Upon completion, students should be able to diagnose, service, and repair various automotive engines including tear down and repair of cylinder heads, engine blocks, etc. Students will also learn and apply various mathematic formulas for cubic inch, bore and stroke, compression ratios and more.  Requires: OSHA approved safety glasses, solid toe shoes, applicable tool list, and appropriate clothing.
Course Fee: $180–Insurance Fee: $0.55–Book Fee: furnished in class
Start Date
01-22-2018     M/W     8 am-12 pm, 31 sessions, Automotive Shop

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Automotive Performance Diagnostic and Electrical
This course covers basic electrical theory, test equipment, diagnosis, repair, and replacement of batteries, starters, and alternators. Topics include Ohm’s Law, wiring diagrams, circuit testing, and basic troubleshooting. This is an introduction to the basic interrelationship of the engine, ignition, fuel, and exhaust systems that is called, engine performance. This course will cover the basics of the ignition system, basic engine operation, basic fuel and its delivery. The byproduct of their united functions which is exhaust and emissions will be discussed. Basic diagnostics and maintenance of these systems will be taught. High Performance and racing applications will be taught as well.
Course Fee: $180–Insurance Fee: $0.55–Book Fee: furnished in class
Start Date
01-22-2018     M/W     1 – 5 pm, 31 sessions, Automotive Shop

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Automotive Steering and Suspension
This course covers principles of operation, types, and diagnosis/repair of suspension and steering systems to include steering geometry. Topics include manual and power steering systems and standard and electronically controlled suspension and steering systems. Upon completion, students should be able to service and repair steering and suspension components, check and adjust alignment angles, repair tires, and balance wheels. Requires: OSHA approved safety glasses, solid toe shoes, applicable tool list, and appropriate clothing.
Course Fee: $180–Insurance Fee: $0.55–Book Fee: furnished in class
Start Date
01-23-2018     T/Th     6 – 10 pm, 32 sessions, Automotive Shop

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For more information, contact Rick McCormac at mccormacr@carteret.edu or 252-222-6203.