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Trade & Industrial Education
TI01635
LPG 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 LPG fuel system components.
Deb Kirkpatrick - 918.828-5031
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1. Interpret and verify complaint with regard to general LPG 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., 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 with regard to LPG fuel storage and delivery maintenance; 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-2
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.) P-1
10. Inspect and test fuel selection system components; repair or replace as needed. P-2
11. Select and install flare, NPT, and other fittings using required sealants for LPG according to manufacturer's specifications. P-1
12. Interpret and verify complaint with regard to LPG alternative fuel management maintenance; determine needed repairs. P-2
13. Check for fuel system problems caused by fuel contamination. P-2
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 with regard to LPG fuel storage and handling maintenance; 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.) 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