AT 140 - Suspension and Steering

Course Description

This course is designed to familiarize the student with the nomenclature, theory, and service techniques for the modern steering and suspension system. Group 2 course.

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Required Prerequisites

AT 100-may be taken concurrently

General Education Outcomes supported by this course

Critical Thinking - Direct

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Describe current steering and suspension systems for two and four wheel drive vehicles using current automotive system nomenclature.
  • Use the results of diagnostic strategies to service/repair automotive ignition and fuel systems to improve engine performance.
  • Apply problem solving strategies to resolve issues with automotive steering and suspension systems.
Human Dimension:
  • Discuss course information with others regarding engine performance.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Service a vehicle owned by a customer using recommended shop procedures.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Demonstrate competency according to National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation standards to pass the Automotive Steering and Suspension certification.