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AUT 1115 Automotive Engine Performance I

Operation and service of fuel injection systems. Testing and evaluation of emission controls, on-board diagnostic systems and engine condition. Basic hand tools required. Two classroom, six lab hours per week.

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

Prereqs: AUT 1114 


  • Test, evaluate, and determine fuel system condition and engine mechanical condition utilizing established tools, equipment and methods.
  • Identify, describe, and explain the theory of operation for gasoline fuel injection systems, input and output circuits.
  • Utilize 5-gas emission testing equipment to test and analyze tailpipe emissions.
  • Test all emission control devices, including EGR, PCV, AIR, 3-way catalyst, cam phasers, and evaporative systems.
  • Demonstrate the ability to utilize all engine performance applications of common computer scan tools.

Credit Hours: 4

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 6