Prerequisite: AUTO 103
Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement;
Transfers to: CSU
This course discusses the principles of suspension, steering and wheel alignment for modern imported and domestic automobiles and light trucks. Emphasis is placed on developing skills required in the diagnosis, and/or repair and adjustment to steering systems and wheel alignment angles. Complete suspension and steering system overhaul will be covered in the laboratory. Computerized wheel alignment and computerized wheel balancing equipment will be used / demonstrated. This course is designed for students wanting to work in the automotive sector or automotive technicians needing to improve their skills and knowledge in suspension, steering and alignment. Students with permission from the Division may re-enroll only one time for certification or licensure standards.
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