AM116 :  Chassis Systems 1/Minor Vehicle Services 1 Theory

This course is the study of the basic theory and operation of automotive brakes, steering and suspension systems components. Students study base brake drum and caliper service and repair procedures, basic wheel alignment procedures and tire and wheel balancing. Emphasis is on system component function, identification and repair processes. Students study basic vehicle inspections and service processes, service manual usage, shop safety issues, precision tool usage, metric and standard measurement systems and general shop procedures.
Prerequisite: Acceptance to the Chrysler CAP, IMPORT automotive or Light Repair and Maintenance program; or instructor consent. Concurrent enrollment in AM117 or instructor consent is required.
Credit Hours: 4
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