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AMM 181
Suspension and Alignment


Credits: 4
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:20    Lab Hours:40


Description
Introduction to the automotive alignment and suspension theory, diagnosis and repair. The student will learn automotive terminology, shop and personal safety. Students will learn suspension and alignment principles, two and four wheel alignment, suspension diagnosis and repair, tire and wheel diagnosis and repair. This course is structured to provide competency-based application of NATEF automotive repair tasks in a working shop environment and will provide students with the background and knowledge to take the ASE certification examinations. Co-requisites: AMM 151 and 171.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Diagnose and repair steering systems
  • Diagnose and repair suspension systems
  • Remove, inspect and install rear suspension
  • Diagnose, perform adjustments and repair wheel alignments
  • Diagnose and repair wheels and tires

  • Course Topics
  • Vehicle safety procedures
  • Component identification
  • Operation of air conditioning systems
  • Alternate refrigerants
  • Refrigerant diagnosis
  • Retrofitting
  • Refrigeration system service and repair
  • Tools and equipment

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    AMM 181
    Fall 2013
    0255
    James Haun
    AMM 181
    Summer 2013
    9821
    J Hardman
    AMM 181
    Fall 2012
    9821
    J Hardman
    AMM 181
    Summer 2012
    9821
    J Hardman
    AMM 181
    Fall 2011
    0255
    James Haun


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.