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2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AT 116 SUSPENSION, STEERING, AND HANDLING



This course will explore the principles and theory of suspension and steering system components and designs. Emphasis will be placed on the diagnosis of vehicle handling concerns through the inspection of steering and suspension components and related geometry. Students will be given practical experience in measuring and adjusting vehicle alignment angles. Students will also be trained in the inspection and replacement of components on semi, fully and non-independent suspension systems. Additionally, students will be introduced to the theory, operation and diagnosis of hydraulic and electric power steering assist systems. Students may also earn University of Toyota/Lexus college credit. Lecture: 0.5 credit. Lab: 3.5 credits. Total: 112.5 hours. 4 Credits. Prerequisites: AT 208