Entry-Level Driver Training: Identification and Diagnosis of Malfunctions

This course is designed to present learners with a general understanding of the basics of vehicle construction and vehicle systems as well as the importance of diagnosing and reporting vehicle malfunctions to maintain a safe vehicle

Course Overview

This unit must teach driver-trainees to identify major combination vehicle systems. The goal is to explain their function and how to check all key vehicle systems, (e.g., engine, engine exhaust auxiliary systems, brakes, drive train, coupling systems, and suspension) to ensure their safe operation. Driver-trainees must be provided with a detailed description of each system, its importance to safe and efficient operation, and what is needed to keep the system in good operating condition.

As with any vehicle, a tractor-trailer is made up of many parts. Though these parts have individual jobs or functions, they work together to effectively and efficiently operate the tractor-trailer. This course is designed to present learners with a general understanding of the basics of vehicle construction and vehicle systems as well as the importance of diagnosing and reporting vehicle malfunctions to maintain a safe vehicle.

This online Entry-Level Driver Training Module 18: Identification and Diagnosis of Malfunctions course covers the following topics:

  • Frame
  • Suspension System
  • Axles
  • Fuel System
  • Air Intake & Exhaust System
  • Lubrication System
  • Cooling System
  • Electrical System
  • Drive Train
  • Brake System
  • Wheels & Tires
  • Coupling System
  • Diagnosing Malfunctions

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Explain the function of major combination vehicle systems
  • Check all key vehicle systems to ensure their safe operation
  • Identify what is needed to keep vehicle systems in good operating condition
ONLINE COURSE DURATION

Approximately 20 minutes

UNIVERSALLY COMPATIBLE

This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including AppleÕs iTou

Course Topics

  • Frame
  • Suspension System
  • Axles
  • Fuel System
  • Air Intake & Exhaust System
  • Lubrication System
  • Cooling System
  • Electrical System
  • Drive Train
  • Brake System
  • Wheels & Tires
  • Coupling System
  • Diagnosing Malfunctions