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HDD 206 - Heavy Duty Diesel Electrical/Electronic Systems Level III

Credits: 4
Practices the diagnostic and repair of electrical/electronic systems on heavy duty diesel vehicles. Practices Level 3 NATEF tasks related to heavy duty diesel electrical/electronic systems.

Prerequisite(s): HDD 156  with a minimum grade of "C" (2.0)
Corequisite(s): HDD 202  and HDD 205  
Lecture Hours: 20 Lab Hours: 50
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: Yes

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Complete Level 3 HDD NATEF tasks related to Lighting Systems as listed below.
    1. Interface with vehicle's on-board computer; perform diagnostic procedures using recommended electronic service tool(s) (including PC based software and/or data scan tools); determine needed action.
    2. Identify causes of brighter than normal, intermittent, dim, or no headlight and daytime running light (DRL) operation.
    3. Test, aim, and replace headlights.
    4. Test headlight and dimmer circuit switches, relays, wires, terminals, connectors, sockets, and control components/modules; repair or replace as needed.
    5. Inspect and test switches, bulbs/LEDs, sockets, connectors, terminals, relays, wires, and control components/modules of parking, clearance, and taillight circuits; repair or replace as needed.
    6. Inspect and test instrument panel light circuit switches, relays, bulbs/LEDs, sockets, connectors, terminals, wires, and printed circuits/control modules; repair or replace as needed.
    7. Inspect and test interior cab light circuit switches, bulbs/LEDs, sockets, low voltage disconnect (LVD), connectors, terminals, wires, and control components/modules; repair or replace as needed.
    8. Inspect and test tractor-to-trailer multi-wire connector(s); repair or replace as needed.
    9. Inspect, test, and adjust stoplight circuit switches, bulbs/LEDs, sockets, connectors, terminals, wires and control components/modules; repair or replace as needed.
    10. Inspect and test turn signal and hazard circuit flasher(s), switches, relays, bulbs/LEDs, sockets, connectors, terminals, wires and control components/modules; repair or replace as needed.
    11. Inspect and test reverse lights and warning device circuit switches, bulbs/LEDs, sockets, horns, buzzers, connectors, terminals, wires and control components/modules; repair or replace as needed.
  2. Complete Level 3 HDD NATEF tasks related to Gauges and Warning Devices as listed below.
    1. Interface with vehicle’s on-board computer; perform diagnostic procedure, verify instrument cluster operations using recommended electronic service tool(s) (including PC based software and/or data scan tools); determine needed action.
    2. Identify causes of intermittent, high, low, or no gauge readings; determine needed action.
    3. Identify causes of data bus-driven gauge malfunctions; determine needed action.
    4. Inspect and test gauge circuit sensor/sending units, gauges, connectors, terminals, and wires; repair or replace as needed.
    5. Inspect and test warning devices (lights and audible) circuit sensor/sending units, bulbs/LEDs, sockets, connectors, wires, and control components/modules; repair or replace as needed.
    6. Inspect, test, replace, and calibrate (if applicable) electronic speedometer, odometer, and tachometer systems.
  3. Complete Level 3 HDD NATEF tasks related to Electrical Systems as listed below.
    1. Interface with vehicle’s on-board computer; perform diagnostic procedures using recommended electronic service tool(s) (including PC based software and/or data scan tools); determine needed action.
    2. Identify causes of constant, intermittent, or no wiper operation; diagnose the cause of wiper speed control and/or park problems; determine needed action.
    3. Inspect and test wiper motor, resistors, park switch, relays, switches, connectors, wires and control components/modules; repair or replace as needed.
    4. Inspect and test windshield washer motor or pump/relay assembly, switches, connectors, terminals, wires, and control components/modules; repair or replace as needed.
    5. Inspect and test side view mirror motors, heater circuit grids, relays, switches, connectors, terminals, wires and control components/modules; repair or replace as needed.
    6. Inspect and test heater and A/C electrical components including: A/C clutches, motors, resistors, relays, switches, connectors, terminals, wires, and control components/modules; repair or replace as needed.
    7. Identify causes of data bus communication problems; determine needed action.



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