Automotive Technology GM ASEP (ASEP)

ASEP 101 GM Engines (Cr4) (3:2)
Operational principles for General Motors engine systems and overhaul of GM engines. Emphasis on proper use of precision measuring instruments and rebuilding tools, ability to locate and interpret engine specifications, engine diagnosis, and correct repair procedures. Additional course fees: $10.00. Offered fall semester only.

ASEP 103 GM Brakes (Cr3) (3:0)
Theory, principles of operation and terminology of General Motors brake systems designs, emphasis on system inspection, accurate malfunction diagnosis, location and interpretation of specifications, proper use of special tools and machining equipment for disc/drum and standard/power systems, and correct repair procedures. Additional course fees: $10.00. Offered fall semester only.

ASEP 104 GM Suspension and Alignment (Cr3) (3:0)
Theory, principles of operation and terminology of General Motors suspension system designs; emphasis on system inspection and accurate malfunction diagnosis, parts replacement procedures, location and interpretation of specifications, measuring and adjustment of alignment angles, wheel balancing, correct use of special tools and equipment, and correct repair procedures. Additional course fees: $10.00. Offered fall semester only.

ASEP 105 GM Electrical Systems (Cr3) (3:0)
Electricity and magnetism, basic DC circuits used in General Motors electrical systems, use of meters, wiring diagrams, automotive wiring repair, location and interpretation of specifications, semiconductors, microprocessors and selected electronic devices used in GM automobiles. Additional course fees: $10.00. Offered fall semester only.

ASEP 121 GM Air Conditioning & Heating Systems (Cr3) (3:0)
Operation, diagnosing, and servicing of General Motors air conditioning systems and components; emphasis on electronic climate control system troubleshooting and repair. Prereq. - AUTO/ASEP/AUTC 105. Additional course fees: $10.00. Offered spring semester only.

ASEP 125 Advanced GM Electronic Systems (Cr3) (3:0)
Theory, operation, diagnosis, and repair of General Motors starting, charging, ignition, computer control and electrical-electronic accessory systems to include electronic cruise control, body controls, driver information systems and entertainment systems. Prereq.- ASEP 105. Additional course fees: $10.00. Offered spring semester only.

ASEP 211 GM Fuel and Emission Systems (Cr3) (3:0)
Theory, operation, and diagnosis of malfunctions of electronically controlled General Motors emission control systems; emphasis on location and interpretation of specifications, accurate diagnosis of malfunctions by proper use of test equipment, and correct repair procedures. Prereq.- ASEP 125 and 175. Additional course fees: $10.00. Offered fall semester only.

ASEP 221 Advanced GM Engine Performance (Cr3) (2:2)
Diagnosis, adjustment, and repair of the systems which affect automotive performance; emphasis on synthesizing skills learned in electronic systems, fuel and emission control systems courses, accurate use of diagnostic equipment, proper tune-up procedures, use of specifications, and interpretation of test results to enable the rapid isolation of malfunctions of a particular system or combination of systems in GM automobiles. Prereq. - AUTO 105, 125 and 175. Pre-or coreq.- AUTO 211. Additional course fees: $10.00. Offered fall semester only.

ASEP 224 Advanced GM Automotive Studies (Cr3) (3:0)
Topics related to recent developments or advanced systems currently in production on GM vehicles. Prereq. - AUTO 101, 103, 104, 105, 121, 125 and 175. Additional course fees: $10.00. Offered fall semester only.

ASEP 225 GM Mechanical Drive Train Systems (Cr4) (3:2)
Principles of operation, diagnosis, and repair of clutches, manual transmissions and transaxles, drive lines, differentials, and front wheel drive units used in GM vehicles; emphasis on understanding the principles of torque multiplication and speed reduction through the use of gearing, location and interpretation of specifications, and correct troubleshooting and repair procedure. Prereq.- AUTO 125 and 175. Additional course fees: $10.00. Offered spring semester only.

ASEP 226 GM Automatic Transmission Systems (Cr4) (3:2)
Theory of operation, diagnosis, maintenance, and overhaul procedures of automatic transmissions and transaxles used in GM vehicles; major emphasis on hydraulic systems and electronic controls. Prereq.- AUTO 125 and 175. Additional course fees: $10.00. Offered spring semester only.

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