AUTO 120- Engine Performance I -Mechanical and Ignition Systems

First in a three course series dealing with engine performance. Begins with a review of basic engine mechanical systems and an introduction to vehicle emissions and computer scanners, followed by a detailed study of current ignition systems. Students will be required to complete associated tasks in the shop as specified by NATEF (National Automotive Training Educational Foundation). Initial preparation for ASE Engine Performance (A-8) Certification.
CSU- Transfers to the California State University system for at least elective credit.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Recommended Preparation: None
5 UNITS : 3 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory