2022-2023 College Catalog 
    Dec 10, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog
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AST 1503 - Suspension and Steering

3 Credits
This course offers an introduction to vehicle steering and suspension design, operation, diagnosis, and repair.  Areas covered are tire and wheel, front and rear suspension, front and rear steering components and operation, mechanical and electronic steering and suspension components, and wheel alignment principles and procedures.

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 suspension and steering system components and operation (PLO 1, 2, 3)
2. Select proper suspension and steering system repair procedures and techniques (PLO 1, 2, 3, 5, 6)
3. Diagnose automotive suspension and steering 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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