Motor Vehicles: The Engine and the Ignition, Electrical, and Fuel Systems

Credit Hours:  3
Approximate reading time: 0.5 Hours
Approximate online time: 0.5 Hours

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Program Abstract

Understanding how a motor vehicle works is critical foundational knowledge for investigating vehicle fires. Modern motor vehicles are very complex machines, and there is a wide variation in the design and manufacture of their systems. This program covers the general anatomy of a motor vehicle and a description of typical components of the engine, ignition, electrical, and fuel systems.

The second part of this series is found in the program "Motor Vehicles: Transmission, Exhaust, Brake, and Accessory Systems."

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