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Adventist Youth Honors Answer Book/Vocational/Automobile Mechanics
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| North American Division
|| Skill Level 2
Year of Introduction: 1928
- 1 1. Properly start an automobile or light truck engine with an automatic transmission, and then one with a standard transmission. Briefly explain why it is necessary for the engine to have the proper oil, water, fuel, and battery pressures and levels for proper engine operation.
- 2 2. Briefly describe how a keyless ignition system functions. Properly start an automobile or light truck with a push button start/stop assembly.
- 3 3. Briefly explain the following concepts:
- 4 4. What is an ECU? Give three practical examples of its use.
- 5 5. Briefly explain the function of the following:
- 5.1 a. Engine: crankshaft, connecting rods, pistons, camshaft, valves, oil pump, carburetor, fuel injectors, ignition distributor, fuel distributor, electrical system including alternator, battery, and regulator
- 5.2 b. Transmission: The difference between standard transmission and automatic transmission, and how the engine torque is transmitted to both kinds of transmissions; the purpose of overdrive
- 5.3 c. Drivetrain: The difference between rear wheel drive, front wheel drive, and all-wheel drive.
- 5.4 d. Brakes: The difference between drum brakes and disk brakes, standard brakes and power brakes, and the parking brake
- 6 6. Describe two techniques used to measure the tread depth of a tire.
- 7 7. What is a tire pressure gauge? Briefly describe:
- 8 8. How often should the engine oil, transmission oil, and cooling fluid be changed?
- 9 9. Give some pointers on proper care of the vehicle and its finish, both interior and exterior.
- 10 10. Be able to describe and locate each of the following items, if equipped.
- 10.1 a. Fuel Pump
- 10.2 b. Gaskets
- 10.3 c. Muffler
- 10.4 d. Spark Plugs
- 10.5 e. Timing Belt
- 10.6 f. Water Pump
- 10.7 g. Radiator
- 10.8 h. Catalytic Converter
- 10.9 i. Paddle Shifters
- 10.10 j. Single/Dual Exhaust
- 10.11 k. Cruise Control
- 10.12 l. Suspension (Shocks & Struts)
- 10.13 m. Brake Assist
- 10.14 n. Air Bags
- 10.15 o. Keyless Entry
- 10.16 p. Fuse Box
- 10.17 q. Master Cylinder
- 11 11. Perform typical automotive maintenance as listed below:
- 11.1 a. Check engine and transmission oil levels.
- 11.2 b. Check water/antifreeze level. Change and flush the cooling system.
- 11.3 c. Change engine oil and filter.
- 11.4 d. Change a tire, following proper safety procedure.
- 11.5 e. Lubricate the chassis according to the vehicle service manual.
- 11.6 f. Check windshield wipers and replace if necessary.
- 11.7 g. Check windshield wiper fluid reservoir and adjust fluid levels as necessary.
- 11.8 h. Check power steering fluid levels.
- 11.9 i. Check front, rear, and turning signal lights.
- 11.10 j. Check air filter and replace if necessary.
- 11.11 k. Check cabin filter and replace if necessary.
- 12 References
Earning this honor meets a requirement for:
|The requirements below are for the North American Division . This honor has different requirements for the General Conference .|
This Honor is a component of the Technician Master Award.