ATO 1260 Steering and Suspension Systems

This course describes the various styles of automotive suspension and steering systems and their components. They include wheel bearings, tires, shock absorbers and struts, front and rear suspension systems, steering columns, power steering, gear boxes, rack and pinion steering, four wheel steering systems, alignment angles and four wheel alignment. The main emphasis in this class will be on performing a complete 4 wheel alignment on any vehicle. Lecture, 2 hours; lab, 5 hours.