Hybrid/Electric Vehicle Battery Heating & Cooling

Course ID: AODHACS014 

Recommended Prerequisites:

High Voltage Safety and PPE (#AODHVS010)

High Voltage Vehicle Safety Systems (#AODHVVSS001)

Introduction to Hybrid Electric Vehicle Systems (#AODIHEV011)


Course Length: Five 1-hour Video Modules

Instructor: Dr. Mark Quarto

  • Digital Course Handbooks Included (1 per module)
  • Learning Assessments (1 quiz per module)
  • Certificate of Completion (1 per completed quiz)


Course Overview

Battery Pack Heating and Cooling Systems have become the focal point of the Hybrid, Plug-In, and Electric Vehicle industry, due to their integration with the High Voltage system.  Understanding the operation of these systems and how battery pack cooling and heating systems failures effect the operation of the powertrain and accessory circuits are a must for any technician that, is or will be, diagnosing and repair them.  Scan Tool data will be used to support the presentations.  GM, Honda, Hyundai, Nissan, Tesla, Toyota electric and hybrid vehicle products are featured in this course.

At the conclusion of this series, technicians will know how cooling/heating systems operate, effect vehicle performance and fuel economy, and diagnostic strategies for repairing them to correct failures.


Course Outline

Part 1: Hybrid, Plug-In, and Electric Vehicle battery Systems & Internal Components

Part 2: Battery Pack Cooling Systems & Controls

Part 3: Air Battery Pack Heating Systems & Introduction to Controls

Part 4: Heating & Cooling Effects on Vehicle Performance

Part 5: HEV, PHEV, and BEV Battery Systems Failure Modes, DTCs, and PIDS      


This course is recommended for: All Automotive Service Professionals (Business owners, service managers, service advisors, and technicians), with a special emphasis on air conditioning specialists

Related Courses: Hybrid Electric Vehicle Electric Air Conditioning Systems (#AODVEAC012) and NiMH Hybrid Battery Systems (#AODNIMH005)


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