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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Apex Technical School | Evaluated Learning Experience

5.Automotive Fuel Systems


Version 1 and 2: 900 hours total. Each segment 150 hours (5 weeks); includes approximately 75 hours of supervised shop experience.

24-02 Queens Plaza South, Long Island City , NY.

Version 1: January 1999 - December 2010. Version 2: January 2011 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1 and 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to: describe normal and abnormal combustion of gasoline and diesel fuel; explain fuel pressure; explain the operation of air and fuel filters; explain the operation of a carburetor; diagnose common carburetor problems; explain the operation of emission control systems, test systems, and diagnose common problems; test fuel injection systems; test engine exhaust back pressure; perform code retrieval on various vehicles; diagnose engine problems caused by improper exhaust gas recirculation valves; and use appropriate safety procedures.


Version 1 and 2: Major topics include: properties of gasoline and diesel fuel; fuel pressure; air filters; fuel filters; carburetors; emission systems; fuel injection systems; exhaust back pressure; code retrieval; exhaust gas recirculation valves; safety procedures.

Credit recommendation: 

For Automotive Service and Repair program credit recommendations, refer to Course 6. Automotive Performance.