Honda Curriculum

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    AIR CONDITIONING

    Course Overview:

    • Control cables
    • Construction and function
    • Leak testing
    • Recovery, evacuation, and charging
    • Refrigeration and electrical systems diagnosis
    • Climate control system operation and diagnosis

    BRAKE SYSTEMS

    Course Overview:

    • Construction and function of conventional brakes, ABS, TCS, and VSA
    • Inspection
    • Brake disc refinishing, pad/shoe replacement
    • Master cylinder/booster pushrod adjustment

    DRIVETRAIN / TRANSMISSION

    Course Overview:

    • Installing remanufactured automatic transmission
    • Construction and function
    • Mechanical and electrical diagnosis to determine need for replacement or external repair
    • CVT and VTM-4
    • Construction and function
    • Hydraulic clutch adjustment
    • Precision measurement
    • Overhaul

    ELECTRICAL

    Course Overview:

    Electrical Fundamentals

    • Battery
    • HDS
    • Digital meter
    • Ohms Law (voltage, current, resistance)
    • Circuits
    • Electrical Troubleshooting Manual
    • Terminal repair

     

    Electrical Systems

    • B-CAN
    • Power sliding doors/tailgate
    • Immobilizer
    • DPMS
    • Navigation
    • Hybrid
    • HFL
    • Entertainment systems

    Electrical Advanced

    • Electronic components (resistors, capacitors, diodes, transistors, and control units)
    • Inputs and outputs
    • Multiplex
    • Key off draw testing
    • Troubleshooting

     

    Battery Electric Vehicle

    • Battery removal, handling and installation
    • Battery master switch
    • 110 V and 240 V charging
    • Brake system
    • 110 V and 240 V charging
    • HVAC service and equipment
    • Keyless remote, smart phone operation

    ENGINE

    Course Overview:

    • Precision measurement
    • Compression and leakage testing
    • Engine overhaul
    • Construction and function
    • Valve adjustment
    • Engine repair, belts, chains
    • VTEC, iVTEC, VCM

    EXPRESS SERVICE

    Course Overview:

    Express Tech

    • Service information
    • Hydraulic lift operation
    • Torque procedures
    • Initial checks
    • Exhaust system/clutch/steering system/ drive line/suspension inspection
    • Drive belt/cooling hose/tire/ battery/fluid level inspection
    • Brake inspection
    • Oil and oil filter/drive train fluid replacement
    • Maintenance Minder operation
    • Technician choreography

    FUEL & EMISSIONS

    Course Overview:

    Fuel & Emissions Basic

    • HDS high speed snapshot and drive recorder set-up
    • Ignition timing control
    • H02S function/diagnostics
    • Evaluating system inputs
    • Fuel system analysis and troubleshooting
    • Idle system
    • VTEC
    • Readiness monitors and OBD status

    Fuel & Emissions Advanced

    • Input/output/DTC diagnosis
    • Misfire analysis and T/S
    • Fuel trim analysis and T/S
    • EGR testing and T/S
    • A/F sensor operation
    • Enhanced evaporative T/S
    • LEV II Evaporative T/S
    • ORVR Testing

    MAINTENANCE

    Course Overview:

    General

    • New model technical information guides
    • Individualized Skills Training introduction
    • Service information/Tech Line introduction
    • Warranty repair order processing
    • Express Service skills
    • HDS introduction
    • Precision measuring tools
    • Threaded fasteners and torque
    • Brake system servicing

    Pre-Delivery Inspection

    • Pre-delivery inspection skills
    • Basics of troubleshooting introduction
    • T/S squeaks and rattles/wind noise/water leaks
    • Timing belt replacement
    • Valve train inspection and adjustment
    • Troubleshooting wheel and tire vibrations
    • Inspecting drive lines, suspension, and steering
    • Troubleshooting alignment problems
    • TPMS introduction
    • Drive train fluid replacement

    RESTRAINTS

    Course Overview:

    • Construction and function
    • Cable reel replacement
    • Occupant detection system inspection and calibration
    • Component deployment
    • SRS system troubleshooting and repair

    STEERING & SUSPENSION

    Course Overview:

    • Construction and function
    • Alignment
    • TPMS