Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


ATE-155 - An Introduction to Hybrid Vehicles/Exp (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: ATE112 or Recognized Automotive Electrical Certification
This course will introduce the students to hybrid electric vehicles. It will cover high voltage safety and safe working habits when performing service or maintenance to a hybrid vehicle. The different types of hybrid systems and their identification will be discussed. The components of the hybrid system will be covered to include there operation and service. Differences in the air conditioning, braking and steering system will be covered. Scan tool data will be analyzed to identify the different modes of motor operation and fault diagnosis. Emergency response information and guides will be discussed.


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