Ford Climate Control
Ford Service Technician Specialty Training (STST) applied theory and operation of Ford climate control systems. Introductory theory and skills needed to diagnose and repair malfunctions of automotive heating and air conditioning systems with electronic, mechanical, and vacuum controls. Emphasis on Section 609 of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990, which outlines automotive refrigerant recovery procedures and certification of automotive air conditioning techniques. Additional topics include the effect of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) on Earth's atmosphere, substitute refrigerants, proper diagnosis, and servicing techniques, including recycling and handling of refrigerants and testing for system contamination and substitute refrigerants, modern automatic climate control, dual zone climate control, and heated and cooled seats. 4 Credits (3 Lecture - 3 Lab) Prerequisite(s): FMC130. Corequisite(s): FMC162. Summer Only.