In this final course of the diesel engine/fuel systems series, student study and work on electronic computer driven engines. Through the knowledge and skills gained in this and previous diesel engine courses, students will be able to reprogram engine computers, diagnose engine failures, and understand a variety of fuel management systems. The students will also learn about the emission controls put on the modern diesel engines and diagnose emission system problems.
Student Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate safe working skills during repair procedures, follow
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency regulations when handling and disposing of engine fluids, cleaning agents, and removed/replaced engine components.
- Contrast various manufacturer engine system operation.
- Research and identify Environmental Protection Agency regulations and
explain how they are implemented in modern engine designs.
- Demonstrate knowledge and diagnosis procedures in computerized engine
- Perform engine computerized system parameter reprogram procedures.
- Utilize engine manufacturer service data and wiring diagrams to
troubleshoot electronic engine system failures including failure to start, misfires, excessive emissions, poor performance, and engine fault code procedures.
Please see eServices for section availability and current pre-req/test score requirements for this course.