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Diesel Truck Preventative Maintenance

Course Number: 10-412-168
Credits: 3
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Description: 10-412-168 DIESEL TRUCK PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE...focuses on the techniques for performing preventive maintenance and DOT criteria for performing annual inspections. Discussion includes the importance of vehicle maintenance and inspections. Students learn record-keeping requirements and earn an annual inspection certificate upon successful completion of the test at the conclusion of the class. (Prerequisites: 10-412-158, Chassis Sub-Systems; Corequisite: 10-412-164, Diesel Steering & Suspension, 10-412-165, Transmission and Clutches, 10-412-166, Differential and Driveline, 10-412-167, Diesel Heavy Duty Brake Systems)
Total Credits: 3

Course Competencies

  1. Explain the purposes of Preventive Maintenance Inspections.
  2. Perform preventive maintenance and inspection on Instruments and Controls.
  3. Perform preventive maintenance and inspection on Safety Equipment.
  4. Perform preventive maintenance and inspection on Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning (HVAC.)
  5. Perform preventive maintenance and inspection on Battery and Starting Systems.
  6. Perform preventive maintenance and inspection on Charging System.
  7. Perform preventive maintenance and inspection on Lighting System.
  8. Perform preventive maintenance and inspection on Engine.
  9. Perform preventive maintenance and inspection on Fuel System.
  10. Perform preventive maintenance and inspection on Air Induction and Exhaust System.
  11. Perform preventive maintenance and inspection on Cooling System.
  12. Perform preventive maintenance and inspection on Lubrication System.
  13. Perform preventive maintenance and inspection on Air Brakes Systems.
  14. Perform preventive maintenance and inspection on Hydraulic Brakes Systems.
  15. Perform preventive maintenance and inspection on Drive Train Systems.
  16. Perform preventive maintenance and inspection on Suspension and Steering Systems.
  17. Perform preventive maintenance and inspection on Tires and Wheels.
  18. Perform preventive maintenance and inspection on Frame and Fifth Wheel.

Course details are from the 2021-2022 academic year and are subject to change after 5/23/2022.