Automotive Electrics Circuit Board
Typical topic areas include:
- Fault Finding – The Basics
- Battery and Fuse
- Starter and Solenoid
- Horn and Relay
- Park, Tail and Headlamps
- Turn Signal and Hazard Warning Lights
- Brake and Backup Lights
Typical activities include:
- Investigate circuit faults as short. Open and resistance circuit faults.
- Identify the effects of short, open and resistance circuit faults.
- Identify the internal construction of the battery.
- Diagnose faults in the battery and fuse circuit.
- Recognize inertia, pre-engaged, axial and co-axial starter motors.
- Measure voltage, current and resistance in the starter and solenoid circuit.
- State how multi-horn circuits are electrically connected.
- Identify the difference between NO and NC relays.
- Construct a circuit diagram of the indicator signal and hazard circuit.
- Interpret the parking and headlamp circuit diagram.
- Identify applications for each of the bulb types used in the automotive industry
- Identify through taking measurements, live and switched live points of the reversing light circuit.
- Diagnose faults in the Brake and Reversing circuits.