Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


ATE-230 - Engine Performance 1 (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: ATE122 and ATE131
This course provides a study of the conventional, electronic and distributor-less/coil over-plug ignition systems. Students will become acquainted with automotive ignition systems and troubleshoot and/or diagnose ignition problems. An introduction to chassis dynamometer operation and safety will be covered. Emphasis is placed on troubleshooting and the proper use of electronic test equipment. Certain course sections will be manufacturer specific.


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