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Automotive Drive Mechanisms Lab
DRIVE MECH
CLASS CODE: AUTO 165L CREDITS:  0
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Practical experience with clutch mechanisms, manual transmissions and transaxles, transfer cases, drive shaft principles and theory, drive axle service, diagnosis, and repair.
TAUGHT: Winter
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Diagnose, remove, replace, rebuild and recondition vehicle clutches, transmissions, transaxles, drive shafts, half shafts, differentials, and transfer cases.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Obtain a working knowledge of the automobile drive train.
Gain as much experience as possible on as many types of projects relating to this topic as available.
Give the students hands-on experience similar to that received in the automotive trade.
REQUIREMENTS: Student must be concurrently enrolled in Auto 165 and Auto 095. A set of basic hand tools. Students will be required to participate in class group demonstrations and class discussions. Learning assessment will consist of student performance of diagnosis and repair of unit. Instructor inspection of repair. Vehicle Road test with instructor and student interaction with customer. Students will perform repairs in accordance with accepted industry practice. Students complete service order for customer, including cost of repair, estimated completion date, and cost of parts. Student will complete a job report form for each job he does upon completion of the repair.
PREREQUISITES: Automotive major or consent of instructor.
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1985