AUT 153 - Automotive Steering and Suspension Systems Diagnostics at Tidewater Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2015-01-01

Introduces basic and advanced automotive steering and suspension system concepts, including theory and practical application. Covers steering systems, suspension systems, tires and wheels, electronic suspension, power assisted steering, and wheel alignments. Provides preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) A4 Steering and Suspension Certification examination.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 8 hours per week.
5 credits

General Course Purpose

This course serves as an introduction to basic and advanced automotive steering and suspension system concepts, including theory and practical application. Steering systems, suspension systems, tires and wheels, electronic suspension, power assisted steering, and wheel alignments are covered. Course provides preparation for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) A4 Steering and Suspension Certification examination.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

AUT 149

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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