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Sinclair College

AUT 1100 Consumer Automotive

Language of automotive systems and functions. Students will perform a series of activities related to vehicle maintenance such as oil change, chassis lubrication, safety inspections, ignition tune-up, cooling system testing, brake inspections and evaluation of a used vehicle. Basic hands tools are required. One classroom, three lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Automotive Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Properly identify the tools and terminology that are utilized in the service of automobiles.
  • Identify and express an understanding of automotive systems that apply to the operation of an automotive engine, cooling, ignition, electrical and braking systems.
  • Demonstrate safe work habits when performing automotive testing or service procedures.
  • Perform an in-depth analysis of a used vehicle for the purpose of purchase or evaluation to its condition and value.
  • Identify braking system components for wear and serviceability.
  • Perform a series of vehicle maintenance activities such as oil changes, cooling system testing, ignition tune-up and safety check inspections.

Credit Hours: 2

Classroom Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 3