Apr 12, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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AM 270 - Air Conditioning for Automotive Technicians

2 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): AM 111  and AM 120  

Course Description: Covers vehicle automotive air conditioning systems theory and operation. Uses industry identified skills for diagnosis, repair, and servicing of R12 and R134A systems. Also covers government regulations in the safe handling of refrigerants.

Course Level: Career/Tech Preparatory

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Explain the basic principles of operation and service of various automobile air conditioning systems.
  • CLO#2: Describe the service techniques to perform inspections, tests, and component diagnosis. (ILO: Critical Thinking)
  • CLO#3: Describe the proper methods of how to operate refrigerant recovery, recycling and charging equipment.
  • CLO#4: Describe the proper handling and storage of different types of refrigerant as per industry standards.

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