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AUM 184 Automotive Materials and Resources


Lecture Hours: 2
Credits: 2

Continues DC electrical systems for the repair and service of automotive vehicles. Focuses on body electrical systems and troubleshooting of individual systems.

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify and describe the various types of service information. 
  2. Locate vehicle repair and diagnostic information in printed shop manuals.
  3. Locate vehicle repair and diagnostic information using computerized manual systems. 
  4. Select the correct service manual for estimating the time it will take to perform a task. 
  5. Estimate the time it will take to perform a task using the computerized manual system.


Content Outline
  • Service Information
    • Shop manuals
    • Vehicle identification
  • Manufacturers’ Service Manuals
    • Diagnostic or troubleshooting information
    • Step-by-step repair information
    • Specification charts
  • Generic Service Manuals
    • Diagnostic or troubleshooting information
    • Step-by-step repair information
    • Specification charts
  • Computerized Manuals
    • Diagnostic or troubleshooting information
    • Step-by-step repair information
    • Specification charts
  • Miscellaneous Information
    • Lubrication service manuals
    • Owner’s manual
    • Technical service bulletins
    • Hot line services
    • Trade magazines
  • Parts and Labor Estimating (Flat-Rate) Manuals
    • Flat-rate calculation
    • Combinations
    • Time and materials calculation