Mr. Swards Automotive Class

Instructor: Mr. Kyle Sward • 859-744-1250 • 2748 Boonesboro Rd, Winchester KY, 40391

Maintenance & Light Repair

Section B

Week

Online Learning Modules

Shop Work

1 Complete Shop Safety Module Rack Training, Shop Orientation
2 Steering and Suspension Unit 1 Quiz 1 B1. Inspect rack and pinion steering gear inner tie rod ends (sockets) and bellows boots.
B2. Determine proper power steering fluid type; inspect fluid level and condition.
3 Steering and Suspension Unit 1 Quiz 2 B3. Flush, fill, and bleed power steering system.
B4. Inspect for power steering fluid leakage; determine necessary action.
B5. Remove, inspect, replace, and adjust power steering pump drive belt.
4 Steering and Suspension Unit 2 Quiz 1 B6. Inspect and replace power steering hoses and fittings.
129. Inspect pitman arm, relay (centerlink/intermediate) rod, idler arm and mountings, and steering linkage damper.
5 Steering and Suspension Unit 2 Quiz 2 B8. Inspect tie rod ends (sockets), tie rod sleeves, and clamps.
122. Inspect upper and lower control arms, bushings, and shafts.
6 Steering and Suspension Unit 3 Quiz 1 B10. Inspect and replace rebound and jounce bumpers.
B11. Inspect track bar, strut rods/radius arms, and related mounts and bushings.
7 Steering and Suspension Unit 4 Quiz 1 123. Inspect upper and lower ball joints (with or without wear indicators).
124. Inspect suspension system coil springs and spring insulators (silencers). Inspect suspension stem torsion bars and mounts.
8 Steering and Suspension Unit 4 Quiz 2 125. Inspect and replace front stabilizer bar (sway bar) bushings, brackets, and links.
126. Inspect strut cartridge or assembly. inspect front strut bearing; and mount.
9 Steering and Suspension Final B18. Inspect rear suspension system lateral links/arms (track bars), control (trailing) arms.
128. Inspect rear suspension system leaf spring(s), spring insulators (silencers), shackles, brackets, bushings, center pins/bolts, and mounts.
10 Brake Systems Unit 1 Quiz 1
Brake Systems Unit 1 Quiz 2
127. Inspect, remove, and replace shock absorbers; inspect mounts and bushings.
131. Inspect electric power-assisted steering.B22. Identify hybrid vehicle power steering system electrical circuits and safety precautions.
11 Brake Systems Unit 2 Quiz 1
Brake Systems Unit 2 Quiz 2
B23. Describe the function of the power steering pressure switch.
132. Perform pre-alignment inspection and measure vehicle ride height; determine necessary action.
118. Rotate tires according to manufacturers recommendations.
12 Brake Systems Unit 3 Quiz 1
Brake Systems Unit 3 Quiz 2
117. Inspect tire condition; identify tire wear patterns; check for correct size and application (load and speed ratings) and adjust air pressure; determine necessary action. Inspect tire and wheel assembly for air loss; perform necessary action.
D3. Dismount, inspect, and remount tire on wheel; balance wheel and tire assembly (static and dynamic).
13 Brake Systems Unit 4 Quiz 1
Brake Systems Unit 4 Quiz 2
120. Dismount, inspect, and remount tire on wheel equipped with tire pressure monitoring system system.
121. Repair tire using internal patch.
116. Identify and test tire pressure monitoring systems (indirect and direct) for operation; verify operation of instrument panel lamps.
14 Brake Systems Unit 5 Quiz 1 D8. Demonstrate knowledge of steps required to remove and replace sensors in a tire pressure monitoring system.
133. Describe procedure for performing a road test to check brake system operation, including an anti-lock brake system (ABS).
119. Install Wheel and Torque Lug Nuts.
15 Brake Systems Unit 6 Quiz 1
Brake Systems Unit 6 Quiz 2
135. Measure brake pedal height, travel, and free play (as applicable); determine necessary action.
136. Check master cylinder for external leaks and proper operation.
139. Select, handle, store, and fill brake fluids to proper level.
16 Brake Systems Unit 7 Quiz 1
Brake Systems Unit 7 Quiz 2
138. Inspect brake lines, flexible hoses, and fittings for leaks, dents, kinks, rust, cracks, bulging, wear, loose fittings and supports; determine necessary action.
137. Identify components of brake warning light system.
17 Brake Systems Final 141-145. Bleed and/or flush brake system.
140. Test brake fluid for contamination.
18 Class Final, Clean Class Room Shop Final, Clean Shop