Working on today's cars requires an understanding of the science and technology that goes into modern, highly sophisticated automobiles. At WyoTech, students first learn the fundamentals in the classroom, then they apply what they've learned to real-world projects.

Our facilities include advanced tools and diagnostic equipment found in many of today's successful auto repair shops.

The Automotive Technology core training program includes a study of:


Basic Engine Management Systems

This course will introduce you to the following principles:

  • electricity, testing, batteries, starting & charging systems
  • engine theory
  • engine component inspection & R&R
  • under hood noise diagnosis
  • cooling & lubrication systems
  • environmental management
  • service information systems

Drivability Diagnostics

This course will introduce you to the following principles:

  • alternative fuel systems
  • powertrain control systems
  • onboard diagnostics
  • distributor & electronic ignition systems
  • fuel ignition systems
  • electric & hybrid electric vehicles
  • exhaust emission systems
  • electronic accessories
  • customer relations

Drivetrain Systems

This course will introduce you to the following principles:

  • torque converters
  • planetary gears
  • transmission hydraulics & clutches
  • manual transmissions & transaxles
  • four-wheel drive & all-wheel drive
  • differentials
  • precision measuring instruments
  • removal & replacement of transaxles
  • electronic transmission diagnostics
  • manual clutches
  • drivelines

Chassis

This course will introduce you to the following principles:

  • heating & air conditioning systems (HVAC)
  • wheel bearings
  • brake systems
  • traction control systems
  • supplemental inflatable restraint systems (SIR)
  • steering & suspension systems
  • tires
  • wheel balancing
  • computerized four-wheel alignment
  • vibration analysis
  • fasteners
  • wind & water leaks

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