Cylinder Heads and Valve Trains
This course will prepare participants to efficiently and confidently perform diagnosis and repairs of the valve train components. The engine’s efficiency and performance can be greatly affected if the valve train system is not operating in harmony with the rest of the engine components. Understanding the cylinder head components and their interaction with the valve train’s operation will aid in the diagnosis of engine mechanical faults.
The main focus will be on the cylinder head and valve train components and the diagnosis of each of the individual components, using the different measuring tools and diagnostic equipment available to the technician.
Winter Tires - Assembly and Accessories
While all-season tires operate well for three seasons, in the snow belt areas of Canada and the United States, winter tires are almost a necessity. Proper selection and fitment of winter tires is essential in order to maintain good traction and handling during the winter season. This course will explain how winter tires operate, highlighting tire studding and correct tire storage.
Wheel Alignment Angles and Adjustment Procedures
With the constant introduction of new vehicle designs, wheel alignment procedures and technologies are constantly evolving. Throughout this lesson, we will discuss advanced alignment angles, highlighting when and how to make adjustments. Based on data gathering through inspection, we will learn when to start looking for damaged parts instead of just doing adjustments.