ATO-114 - Introduction to Auto Service

2 credits

Focuses on the safe use of shop tools and equipment in the service department and environmental concerns associated with proper disposal of hazardous waste. Routine preventative maintenance procedures such as fluid/filter changes, belt replacement, tire dismount/mount, thread repair, wheel balancing, brake bleeding/adjusting and safety inspections will be demonstrated and practiced. Safety will be emphasized using oxygen/acetylene torches, grinding/wire wheels, hydraulic floor jacks, vehicle hoists, drills and related power tools. Instruction will be given in reading micrometers/electrical schematics, fastener selection and soldering wire connections.

Previously known as: AUTO-109