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AUTO 130 - Level-I Smog Technician Training Course: Engine and Emission Control Fundamentals

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory:AUTO 065
Transfers to: CSU

This course is designed to provide the student with the ability to satisfy the Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) Smog Check Technician training requirement to successfully complete the Level-I Smog Technician Training Course when applying for the California Smog Check Technician licensing examination. Course content includes engine theory, design and operation, ignition systems, fuel systems, engine management systems, and emission control systems. Emphasis is placed on proper engine diagnostic procedures and on-board diagnostic systems (OBD-I and OBD-II). Lab activities focus on the use of testing equipment, scan tools, and digital scopes and meters, as well as inspection and repair procedures of vehicles that fail the smog test. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will receive a certificate of completion from the Rio Hondo Automotive Technology Department. Students with permission from the division may re-enroll only one time for certification or licensure standards.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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