Transportation Education

Diesel Engines

Published: 3/1/2018 10:28 AM
This page contains a series of lesson plans that can be used for the listed subjects.
​​Each is listed by area and then alphabetically by description. Click on the title to download an editable copy.
Diesel EnginesCheck air induction system, piping, hoses, clamps, and mounting; service o
Diesel EnginesCheck and record electronic diagnostic codes and trip-operational data; mo
Diesel EnginesCheck exhaust back pressure
Diesel EnginesCheck fuel level, and condition; Perform fuel supply and return system tes
Diesel EnginesCheck fuel system for air; determine needed action; prime and bleed fuel s
Diesel EnginesInspect and adjust engine compression exhaust brakes; determine needed act
Diesel EnginesInspect and replace electrical connector terminals, seals, and locks
Diesel EnginesInspect and test power and ground circuits and connections; measure and in
Diesel EnginesInspect and test preheater inlet air heater, or glow plug system and contr
Diesel EnginesInspect and test pressure regulator systems (check valves, pressure regula
Diesel EnginesInspect and test switches, sensors, controls, actuator components, and cir
Diesel EnginesInspect engine compression exhaust brake housing, valves, seals, lines, an
Diesel EnginesInspect exhaust after treatment devices
Diesel EnginesInspect exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system including EGR valve, cooler
Diesel EnginesInspect exhaust manifold, piping, mufflers, and mounting hardware; repair
Diesel EnginesInspect high pressure injection lines, hold downs, fittings and seals; det
Diesel EnginesInspect intake manifold, gaskets, and connections; replace as needed
Diesel EnginesInspect turbocharger(s) (variable ratio-geometry VGT), pneumatic, hydrauli
Diesel EnginesInspect, clean, and test charge air cooler assemblies; replace as needed
Diesel EnginesInspect, clean, and test fuel transfer (lift) pump, pump drives, screens
Diesel EnginesInspect, remove, replace turbocharger(s), wastegate, and piping systems; d
Diesel EnginesInspect, test, and adjust engine compression exhaust brake control circuit
Diesel EnginesInterface with vehicle’s on-board computer; perform diagnostic procedures
Diesel EnginesLocate and use relevant service information (to include diagnostic procedu
Diesel EnginesPerform air intake system restriction and leakage tests
Diesel EnginesPerform cylinder contribution test utilizing recommended electronic servic
Diesel EnginesPerform intake manifold pressure tests
Diesel EnginesPerform on-engine inspection and tests on hydraulic electronic unit inject
Diesel EnginesPerform on-engine inspections and tests on electronic unit injectors (EUI)
Diesel EnginesPerform on-engine inspections and tests on high pressure common rail (PCR)
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