Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


ATE-207 - Advanced Engine Performance (4 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: ATE245
This course covers the terminology, theory and operation of the computerized on-board diagnostic (OBD) system found on current vehicles. Students will apply their knowledge of ignitions, fuels, emissions and engines to diagnose vehicle drivability-related problems. Student will use specific test equipment and procedures to isolate vehicle problems and utilize the chassis dynamometer to complete OBD II monitors and diagnose vehicle faults. The use of hybrid technology to enhance engine performance and economy will be covered. Some course sections will be manufacturer specific.


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