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AMM 242
Suspension and Alignment II


Credits: 4
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:20    Lab Hours:40


Description
Advanced automotive alignment theory, diagnosis and repair. The student will learn automotive terminology, shop and personal safety. Students will learn advanced alignment procedures, electronic suspension theory, diagnosis and repair and vehicle stabilization theory, diagnosis and repair and vehicle suspension related drivability diagnosis and repair. Students will learn to operate advanced features of four wheel alignment machine and specialized equipment necessary to diagnose and repair advanced suspension systems. 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. Prerequisite: AMM 181; Co-requisites: AMM 152 and 232.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Diagnose, adjust and repair suspension and steering

  • Course Topics
  • Advanced alignment and suspension theory and equipment
  • Advanced Alignment diagnosis and repair
  • Safety in the shop

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    AMM 242
    Fall 2013
    0273
    James Haun
    AMM 242
    Fall 2011
    0273
    James Haun
    AMM 242
    Spring 2010
    0264
    James Haun
    AMM 242
    Spring 2009
    0264
    James Haun
    AMM 242
    Fall 2008
    0264
    James Haun


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
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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.