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AST 166 - Engine Performance & Diagnostics

2 credits (Hrs: 4 Lec.)
8 This course covers the fundamentals of fuel system operation, carburetor theory, service and repair including all high tech, closed loop fuel systems. Emission control functions, operations, and repair are taught along with electrical emission control systems. Also the study of a variety of ignition systems as well as point type, solid state, and electronic. Computer controlled systems are presented in great detail.  In light Duty Diesel, (Duramax, Cummins & Powerstroke) Newer systems - High pressure common rail system- includes High pressure pumps, injectors, & electronic controls. Older systems – Fuel systems, high pressure injector pumps & injector inspection and testing and theory of operation, Powerstroke, high pressure oil pump operation, computer control systems & high pressure actuated injectors. Safety practices are taught throughout this course.



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