Hybrid Electric Vehicle "Tune Up" Maintenance

Course #AODHEVTU004

Recommended Prerequisites:

High Voltage Safety and PPE (#AODHVS010)

High Voltage Vehicle Safety Systems (#AODHVVSS001)


Course Length: Three 1-hour Video Modules

Instructor: Dr. Mark Quarto

  • Digital Course Handbooks Included (1 per module)
  • Supplemental Materials (1 worksheet and guide)
  • Learning Assessments (1 quiz per module)
  • Certificate of Completion (1 per completed quiz)


Course Overview

Traditional vehicles need maintenance and hybrid and electric vehicles also need even more maintenance care, due to the different operating modes and additional High Voltage systems.  The hybrid vehicle contains more cooling systems, an electric drive or transmission, and need special care of the High Voltage system to ensure optimal operation.  This course will focus on how to maintain the engine and High Voltage systems on hybrid vehicles and how to educate the customer and make them aware of how their vehicle needs to be maintained.  Ford, Honda, Lexus, Toyota hybrid electric vehicle products are featured in this course.

At the conclusion of this course, technicians will know which hybrid systems need special maintenance and how to perform this maintenance service.  Scan Tools and PID data will be used to identify system operation and help the technician determine what systems need additional maintenance care.  


Course Outline

Part 1: Battery Pack, Power Electronics, and Transmission Testing/Maintenance

Part 2: Battery Pack Stress Testing: Scan Tool PIDs and DTCs

Part 3: Special Maintenance Topics for Hybrid Vehicles


This course is recommended for: All Automotive Service Professionals (Business owners, service managers, service advisors, and technicians)

Related Courses: Introduction to Hybrid Electric Vehicle Systems (#AODIHEV011)


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