Adventist Youth Honors Answer Book/Vocational/Automobile Mechanics - Advanced (North American Division)

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Automobile Mechanics - Advanced (North American Division)
North American Division


Skill Level 3
Year of Introduction: 1964

1. Have the Automobile Mechanics Honor.

This Wiki has a page with instructions and tips for earning the Automobile Mechanics honor.

2. Briefly explain the following concepts:

a. The difference between a supercharger and a turbo

b. The difference between staggered wheels and non-staggered wheels

c. The difference between alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC)

d. The difference between horsepower and torque

3. Describe how an anti-lock braking system (ABS) operates.

4. Briefly explain how to do each of the following:

a. Read the manufacture date on a tire.

b. Determine the tire size and pressure as recommended by the manufacturer for a selected vehicle.

c. Measure tire wear and determine the remaining life of a tire.

5. Describe how a rear axle differential functions.

6. Briefly explain the differences between the following types of brake rotors:

a. Smooth brake rotors

b. Slotted brake rotors

c. Cross-drilled brake rotors

d. Cross-drilled & slotted brake rotors

7. Briefly explain the difference between a wheel alignment and tire balancing.

8. Briefly describe the following types of engines:

a. Straight

b. V-engine

c. W-engine

d. Rotary engine

e. Boxer engine

9. Know how to replace the brake assembly at the wheel, following proper safety procedures. Demonstrate proper brake bleeding and adjustment.

10. Perform a minor tune-up, including the replacement of spark plugs and visually checking the electrical system.