Expands on heavy duty electronic control modules. Analyze, in detail, the different types of vehicle data links and protocols. Strengthens understanding on how to troubleshoot data link failures and faults. Learners will also familiarize themselves with electronic troubleshooting manuals and charts. Through both lecture and lab we will explore techniques on using technology for fault code retrieval, information and repairs.
Focuses on the DOT's criteria for performing annual inspections. Also covers record-keeping requirements, liability concerns, and offers the opportunity to earn an annual inspection certificate upon successful completion of the test.
Instructs learners on the latest technologies employed in heavy diesel emission reduction systems. Covers diesel emission regulations, emission reduction theory, diesel emission contributions to air quality and ethics pertaining to diesel emission system repairs. Learners will troubleshoot and repair exhaust gas recirculation systems, diesel particulate containment systems and Tier 4 exhaust aftertreatment technologies.
Focuses on the mechanical and electronic controls of air brake systems. System operation and troubleshooting of ABS and Stability Control systems for trucks and tractor/trailers. Learners will practice reading compressed air, hydraulic and electrical schematics.
Expands on the principles of basic electricity and application. Wiring diagram interpretation and utilization are introduced and practiced. Learners will also begin to apply their knowledge on the battery and starting systems.