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DT 189
Preventive Maintenance


Credits: 1- 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Study of preventive maintenance on medium and heavy duty vehicles. Topics include truck classifications, P.M. programs, Out of service criteria, wheels and rims, frame and cross-members, trailer maintenance, and coupling devices. Students must be seeking a degree or certificate in Diesel Equipment Mechanics.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate application of ASE certifications
  • Distinguish between the different truck classifications
  • Identify Out of Service criteria
  • Demonstrate P.M. scheduling
  • Demonstrate use of proper lubricants
  • Demonstrate proper winterizing of vehicles
  • Perform a lube job
  • Demonstrate application of wheel and rim service
  • Demonstrate frame repair
  • Demonstrate application of fifth wheel and coupling devices
  • Demonstrate proper trailer maintenance
  • Track appropriate competencies using the Skill Manager System

  • Course Topics
  • ASE certifications
  • Truck classifications
  • P.M. programs
  • Out of Service criteria
  • Lubricants
  • Winterizing
  • Lube jobs
  • Frames and cross-members
  • Coupling devices
  • Trailer maintenance

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    DT 189
    Summer 2014
    8920
    Dwight Penner
    DT 189
    Spring 2014
    8920
    Dwight Penner
    DT 189
    Winter 2014
    8920
    Dwight Penner
    DT 189
    Fall 2013
    8920
    Dwight Penner
    DT 189
    Summer 2013
    8920
    Dwight Penner


    Two Year Projected Schedule

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

    *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.