Automotive Charging, Ignition and Accessory Systems

Course Description

The fundamentals of automotive electronic devices as they apply to the automotive charging and ignition systems. Emphasis on diagnosis of these systems using test instruments including the oscilloscope. Introduction to automotive accessory systems including wiring and repair techniques. Skill development in the understanding of the electrical wiring diagram networks as provided by manufacturers.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
23796 AUTO 99B 55 MTWRF·· 07:30 AM-08:50 AM Pete Vernazza E12F
MTWRF·· 09:00 AM-12:20 PM

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2023-11-06 to 2023-12-15.
AUTO-099B-55: Meets fully ON-Campus. This class meets on campus as noted in the class listing. Course sequence contract required prior to attendance.

Course Details

7 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 4
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 9
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Non-credit Class
Grading Method
Letter Grading

Requisite and Advisory

  • ESL D272. and ESL D273., or ESL D472. and ESL D473., or eligibility for EWRT D001A or EWRT D01AH or ESL D005.
  • Elementary algebra or equivalent (or higher), or appropriate placement beyond elementary algebra
  • Limitations on Enrollment and Entrance Skills

    Limitations on Enrollment
    Approved Automotive Technology Course Sequence Contract required.
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