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Trade & Industrial Education
TI01636
CNG Maintenance
25.00
This course will teach students about vehicle maintenance schedules; they will check for proper fluid/lubricant levels, service and/or replace air and fuel filters, as well as making sure emission control devices are present and functional. They will also inspect, test, adjust, repair and/or replace all CNG fuel system components.
Deb Kirkpatrick - 918.828.5031
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1. Interpret and verify complaint regarding CNG maintenance; determine needed repairs. P-2
2. Follow manufacturer's maintenance schedule to ensure fluids and lubricants are at proper levels and serviced with recommended products. P-2
3. Identify the process of recertification or replacement of fuel supply container(s) according to most current regulations (e.g., NGV-2, DOT); complete documentation; remove and replace fuel supply container, if required. P-2
4. Inspect fuel supply container(s) and brackets as it relates to certification: data plate, working pressures, fuel supply container damage, valves, bolts, torque specifications, and all sealing and venting equipment. P-1
5. Inspect air filters and fuel filter; service or replace as needed. P-2
6. Inspect and ensure that all required emission control devices are present and functional. P-1
7. Interpret and verify complaint regarding CNG maintenance of fuel storage and delivery; determine needed repairs. P-2
8. Inspect, adjust, and test manual shut-off valve, service valve, check-valves, and solenoid valves; repair or replace as needed. P-1
9. Empty fuel supply container according to manufacturer's procedures and all local, state and federal regulations. (Local procedures will vary and extreme care must be exercised if using actual fuel. Use of inert gas is recommended for this task.) P-1
10. Inspect and test fuel selection system components; repair or replace as needed. P-2
11. Select and install swage, compression, flare, captive O-ring, NPT, and other fittings using manufacturer's recommended sealants when required. P-1
12. Interpret and verify complaint regarding CNG maintenance of alternative fuel management; determine needed repairs. P-2
13. Check for fuel system problems caused by fuel contamination. P-3
14. Check air/fuel system integrity (e.g., fuel leaks, air leaks, components compatibility/application); determine needed repairs. P-2
15. Inspect and test fuel pressure regulation system components; adjust, repair or replace as needed. P-2
16. Remove, clean, and reinstall throttle assemblies; adjust related linkages as needed. P-3
17. Check/adjust idle speed and fuel mixtures according to manufacturer's procedures. P-2
18. Interpret and verify complaint regarding CNG maintenance of fuel storage and handling; determine needed repairs. P-2
19. Perform safe fueling procedures and determine fuel level. P-1
20. Identify working pressures and demonstrate an understanding of fuel characteristics as they relate to temperature and fill procedures. P-1
21. Empty fuel system using industry practices or manufacturer's procedures and all local, state and federal regulations. (Local procedures will vary and extreme care must be exercised if using actual fuel. Use of inert gas is recommended for this task.) P-1
*Objectives from ASE task list
Classroom discussion and participation, homework/written assignments, performance skill demonstrations, oral and written quizzes and tests, student projects and/or portfolios.
Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) alignment
National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) Curriculum
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Career Majors That Sequence This Course
Career Cluster Pathway Career Major
Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Automotive Service Alternative Fuels Technician