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AST 1903 - Automotive AC/Heat

3 Credits
Theory of refrigeration, the refrigeration cycle, and the basic components of a typical automotive refrigeration system will be introduced.  The function of compressors, lines, expansion valves, orifice tubes, receiver dryers, condensers, evaporators, and the air distribution system will be covered. Service and maintenance procedures, basic shop safety, environmental concerns, and recycling of refrigerant are included.

Prerequisite: AST 1213 Basic Electrical , AST 1223 Automotive Maintenance  or Instructor Approval

Course Level Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

1. Identify Automotive Air Conditioning/Heat system components and operation (PLO 1, 2, 3)
2. Select proper Automotive Air Conditioning/Heat system procedures and techniques (PLO 1, 2, 3, 5, 6)
3. Diagnose Automotive Air Conditioning/Heat system problems and related concerns (PLO 1, 2, 3, 5)
4. Choose relative service Information (PLO 1, 2, 3, 6)
5. Provide appropriate and ethical customer service (PLO 4, 5, 6)

Latest Update Effective: Spring 2020

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