AT101 – Engine Repair
This course combines lecture and laboratory hands-on activities, focusing on the fundamentals of automotive engine repair and rebuilding. Students will learn how to disassemble, diagnose, measure and repair cylinder heads, engine blocks, pistons and connecting rods, crankshafts and valve trains. Emphasis will be placed on the proper use of precision measuring tools such as outside micrometers and cylinder bore gauges. Students will also learn to perform a complete engine valve service and how to properly set camshaft timing. The laboratory component of the course includes various activities that follow the guidelines of the National Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). A library/internet research written project concerning some aspect of engine repair and rebuilding will be assigned and is an integral component of this course.