2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    May 19, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DT 155 - Steering, Suspension and Hydraulic Directional Controls

Credits: 4
Prepares the student with the knowledge and skills needed to adjust, diagnose, service and repair mechanical and hydraulic directional control, as well as suspension systems found on trucks and construction equipment. This course prepares the student for the ASE T5 certification exam.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify Steering components and their adjustment or replacement procedures.
  2. Perform a measurement and correction of alignment angles.
  3. Perform a pressure/diagnose of a hydraulically assisted unit.
  4. Remove, dismount, remount, balance, and reinstall a tire and wheel assembly.
  5. Diagnose suspension systems and correct ride level and height.
  6. Inspect, service, and/or adjust fifth wheels couplers and frames.

Prerequisite: DT 104  

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