Engine Performance Systems I

Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair

Learn about engine performance and how to diagnose and repair engine processess and components

Course Objectives:

  • Demonstrate proper shop safety practices while in the labs.
  • Explain four-stroke cycle fundamentals and volumetric efficiency.
  • Identify and explain the operation of fuel injection systems.
  • Identify and explain operation of ignition systems.
  • Identify and explain operation of vehicle emission systems.
  • Identify and explain operation of sensors and actuators.
  • Retrieve DTC’s and freeze frame data with a scan tool.
  • Diagnose fuel and ignition faults.
  • Describe the major engine operating systems and their function.
  • Identify engine configurations.
  • Demonstrate basic engine diagnosis including compression and leak down testing.

Recommended Background


Course ID

AUTI 131


All Campuses


Ivy Tech


Method of Delivery

Face to Face

Estimated Effort

8 Weeks