Introduction to Engine Performance Systems

Course Description

Electronically controlled automotive systems. Fundamentals of automotive microprocessors and automotive onboard computers. Testing techniques for system input and output devices. Diagnosis, troubleshooting, and repairing the automotive fuel supply system including carburetion and feedback carburetion. Diagnosis, troubleshooting, and repair techniques for no-start conditions. Procedure development for analyzing and repairing common problems of fuel, ignition, electrical and basic engine mechanical systems which affect engine performance of the automobile.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
34422 AUTO 99C 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 2024-01-08 to 2024-02-16.
AUTO-099C-55: Fully ON-CAMPUS. Meets six weeks beginning January 9th. Be sure to register for first and second-six week courses prior to the start of the quarter. Course sequence contract is required for this course. Contact Auto Tech department

Course Details

7 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 4
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 9
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
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
  • Prerequisite
    AUTO D099A
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