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Automotive Technology Program

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Automotive Technology

Working on today's cars requires an understanding in the science and technology that goes into the modern, highly-sophisticated automobile. At WyoTech, students spend time in the classroom and then apply what they've learned to actual shop projects.

Our facilities include modern tools and diagnostic equipment in step with many of today's successful shops.

Automotive Technology Training includes:

  • Basic Engine Management Systems
  • Driveability Diagnostics
  • Drivetrain Systems
  • Chassis

Here's a brief description of the automotive technician training offered in our Automotive Technology program:

Basic Engine Management Systems

This course introduces the students to principles of electricity, testing, batteries, starting and charging systems, engine theory, engine component inspection and R&R, under hood noise diagnosis, cooling and lubrication systems, environmental management and service information systems.

Drivability Diagnostics

This course introduces students to alternative fuel systems, powertrain control systems, on board diagnostics, distributor and electronic ignition systems, fuel ignition systems, electric and hybrid electric vehicles, exhaust emission systems, customer relation techniques and electronic accessories.

Drivetrain Systems

This course introduces students to torque converters, planetary gears, transmission hydraulics and clutches, manual transmissions and transaxles, four wheel drive and all wheel drive, differentials, precision measuring instruments, removal and replacement of transaxles, electronic transmission diagnostics, manual clutches and drivelines.


This course introduces students to heating and air conditioning systems (HVAC), wheel bearings, brake systems, traction control systems, supplemental inflatable restraint systems (SIR), steering and suspension systems, tires, wheel balancing, computerized four-wheel alignment, vibration analysis, fasteners and wind and water leaks.

Campuses that offer the Automotive Technology Program Core*

Specialties in the Automotive Technology Core*

Students in the Automotive Technology Program can choose to specialize in the following:

* Not all programs and specialties offered at all locations.

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