Vehicle Repair Schedule

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Morning Lab Repairs (2nd Year Students) When Instructor
Air conditioning, lack of heat concerns, blower fan, compressor, evaporator, condenser, heater core, etc. August thru Mid-Sept Corrente/Schwanz
Engine repairs, oil leaks, coolant leaks, engine noises, engine replacement, head gasket, timing belt, etc. Mid Sept/ October Corrente/Schwanz
Engine performance concerns, Check Engine light on, engine runs rough, misfires, stalls, doesn’t start, fuel tank, fuel filter, fuel pump, fuel injector cleaning, exhaust repairs, etc. November/ December Corrente/Schwanz
Automatic transmission diagnosis, service, repair, or replacement January to March Daniels/Schwanz
Anti-lock brakes, traction control, air suspension, automatic suspension systems, stability control system, etc. January to March Daniels/Schwanz
Clutches, manual transmission, drive axle service, CV joints/boots, u-joints, axle/differential repair, 4WD, wheel bearings, etc. March thru May Daniels/Schwanz
Diesel drivability concerns and maintenance March thru May Daniels/Schwanz
Any and all work that students have prior training, call the 2nd year students in the lab for details.  Work done on Friday mornings only. School year (mid August - May) Daniels/Schwanz
Afternoon Lab Repairs (1st Year Students) When Instructor
Oil changes, tire service, replace external light bulbs, wiper blades, transmission fluids service, etc. August thru Mid-Sept Daniels/Moy
Brakes and wheel bearings (does not include antilock brakes) Mid Sept/ October Daniels/Moy
Alignment, struts, tie rods, ball joints, shocks, power steering, steering racks, steering column, tires, wheel bearings, etc. November/ December Daniels/Moy
Battery, starter, alternator, inside/outside lights, gauges, power lock, windows, mirrors, and seats, window defogger, air bags, factory anti-theft systems, cruise control, etc. January thru March Corrente/Moy
Coolant flush, water pump, thermostat, radiator, hoses, serpentine belt, engine mechanical testing, Check Engine light, engine tune-up, spark plugs, plug wires, ignition coils, etc. March thru May Corrente/Moy
Any and all work that students have prior training, call the 1st year students in the lab for details. Work done on Monday evenings only. January thru May Corrente/Moy
Oil change and tire rotation (Auto Club fundraiser, schedule an appointment) Any time during lab hours Call Automotive Lab