MHTT2522 Advanced Chassis Electrical Diagnostics

Course Description

This advanced course involves various chassis electrical control systems, lighting, instrumentation, accessories, and anti-lock braking system (ABS) electrical systems on medium/heavy trucks and trailers. Emphasis is placed on using wiring diagrams, digital multimeters to troubleshoot electrical failures, and perform industry approved electrical repair procedures.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Interpret electrical diagrams on various types of equipment.
  • Apply multimeters to test circuits.
  • Diagnose and repair various electronic failures.
  • Repair electrical failures on medium/heavy trucks and trailers.
  • Test electrical components.
  • Test starting and charging systems.
  • Examine multiplexed circuits.
  • Evaluate electronic system problems using manufacturer's data.


Please see eServices for section availability and current pre-req/test score requirements for this course.

3 credits: 1 lecture / presentation, 2 lab, 0 other