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ERIC Number: ED210427
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Pages: 627
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Automotive Mechanics. Student Learning Guides.
Ridge Vocational-Technical Center, Winter Haven, FL.; Polk County Board of Public Instruction, Bartow, FL.
These 33 learning guides are self-instructional packets for 33 tasks identified as essential for performance on an entry-level job in automotive mechanics. Each guide is based on a terminal performance objective (task) and 1-9 enabling objectives. For each enabliing objective, some or all of these materials may be presented: learning steps (outline of student activities) with necessary resources/materials cited, instruction sheet(s), and self-check with answer key. A performance test and/or a written test (with answer key) concludes each guide. Tasks covered in these guides include balancing tires; diagnosing and repairing front end, power brake assembly, drive lines, ignition system problems; identifying steering, fuel, starting, and charging system components; reconditioning brake system; performing minor tune-up; rebuilding common carburetor; identifying hand tools, safety procedures in the shop, metric units, fasteners, grades, bolts, engine components, ignition components; replacing tires; flaring and splicing tubing; servicing automatic transmission; performing chassis maintenance and inspection; repairing exhaust system; testing cooling system; identifying, servicing, and testing a battery; connecting scope, interpreting patterns, describing scope hook-up, identifying patterns; repairing charging system components; testing charging system with a volt amp tester; and disassembling and reassembling ignition components. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Ridge Vocational-Technical Center, Winter Haven, FL.; Polk County Board of Public Instruction, Bartow, FL.
Identifiers: Automotive Tune Up; Florida; Troubleshooting
Note: For related documents see CE 030 479-489.