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AUTO 118 - Light Duty Vehicle Diesel Fuel Systems & Emission Control Diagnostics

Unit(s): 3.00

Prerequisite: AUTO 101
Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate assessment; READ 043 or appropriate assessment; AUTO 108
Transfers to: CSU

This course is designed to strengthen existing student skills in the field of diagnosing Light Duty Vehicle diesel fuel systems and related driveability and emission control concerns. This course is also for emission control (smog) technicians desiring to take and pass the ASE A9 Light Vehicle Diesel Engines certification exam covering advanced auto/truck diesel technology. Course content includes an advanced study emphasizing the latest theories and principles and troubleshooting procedures of late-model vehicle diesel fuel systems. Emphasis will be placed on advanced diesel engine diagnosis and repair, and diesel engine air, fuel, and emission systems diagnosis and repair. The use of a variety of modern diagnostic tools and equipment is included. Students, with permission from the Division, may re-enroll only one time for certification or licensure standards.

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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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