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Diesel Task List

Unit/Standard Number

Medium/Heavy Vehicle and Truck Technology/Technician

CIP 47.0613

Task Grid

LEA Task # Alignment

Secondary Competency Task List

100 ORIENTATION AND SAFETY

101 Participate in basic shop management

102 Identify and explain diesel occupations and certification programs

103 Identify truck classifications and configurations

104 Demonstrate use of service manuals and online service information

105 Demonstrate safety procedures and safe equipment operation

200 TOOLS AND FASTENERS/HARDWARE

201 Identify and use basic hand tools and power tools

202 Identify fasteners and hardware

203 Drill and use threading tools and extractors

204 Use fractional measuring tools

205 Steam clean components

206 Use standard and metric precision measuring tools

207 Set up/ Shut down, Cut and heat with Oxy-Acetylene Torch

300 SUSPENSION AND STEERING SYSTEMS

301 Inspect, repair, or replace steering linkage

302 Check basic wheel alignment/inspect tires

303 Inspect, repair, or replace steering gear box

304 Test/service power steering system

305 Service wheel bearings and hubs, according to TMC Guidelines

306 Inspect, repair, or replace shock absorbers

307 Inspect, repair, or replace king pins

308 Inspect, repair, or replace leaf springs

309 Inspect, repair or replace air suspension components

310 Inspect, repair, or replace cast spoke, hub and stud piloted wheel assemblies

400 PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE

401 Perform lube, oil, filter service

402 Perform preventive maintenance inspection

403 Follow EPA standards for disposal of waste and fluids

404 Inspect, repair, or replace fifth wheel and mount

500 BRAKE SYSTEM

501 Inspect, repair, or replace disc brakes

502 Inspect, repair, or replace hydraulic drum brakes

503 Inspect, repair, or replace S-cam drum brakes

504 Drain air tank/tanks

505 Check operation of low air warning buzzer/indicator

506 Inspect, repair, or replace air governors

507 Replace hydraulic brake lines/bleed brakes

508 Inspect, repair, or replace air brake lines

509 Inspect, repair, or replace air brake chamber

510 Inspect, repair, or replace master cylinder

511 Inspect, repair, or replace wheel cylinder

512 Inspect, repair, or replace air brake valves

513 Inspect, repair, or replace air dryers

514 Inspect, repair, or replace calipers

515 Inspect, repair, or replace rotors

516 Inspect, repair, or replace drums

517 Inspect, repair, or replace anti-lock brake system

518 Inspect, repair, or replace manual and automatic slack adjusters

600 DEMONSTRATE THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE ENGINE

601 Explain diesel engine operation and identify parts

602 Remove, inspect, or install camshaft, followers and bushings

603 Remove, inspect, or install rocker arms and pushrods

604 Remove, inspect, or install piston, connecting rod, and liner

605 Remove, inspect, or install crankshaft and bearings (mains and rods)

606 Replace front and rear main oil seal

607 Perform diesel tune-up (set overhead)

608 Remove, inspect, or install cylinder head and gasket

609 Remove, inspect, or install oil pump

610 Remove, inspect, or install vibration dampener and flywheel

611 Remove, inspect, or install engine brake

700 AIR INTAKE AND EXHAUST SYSTEMS

701 Inspect, repair, or replace air intake ducting

702 Inspect, repair, or replace air filter and housing

703 Inspect, repair, or replace exhaust system and components