National Alternative Fuels
Training Consortium

This three-day course teaches participants to safely service and maintain propane autogas vehicles. The class covers both liquid and vapor-injected propane autogas vehicle systems and converted and factory-made propane autogas vehicles.

Participants will also learn how propane autogas is produced, benefits and considerations of using the fuel, and appropriate safety practices.


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Course materials provided:

  • Participant Manual – ISBN 978-1-933954-17-2
  • Includes review questions and learning activities
  • Each module of the Participant’s Manual contains text, illustrations, explanatory figures and tables, module review questions, and a list of key terms and abbreviations.

Course designed for:

  • Fleet Managers
  • Automotive Technicians
  • Secondary Education
  • Post-Secondary Education


Taught by certified NAFTC instructors, this three-day course will enable you to:

  • Describe the properties and characteristis of propane autogas.
  • Identify the different types of propane autogas vehicles and the different systems powering them.
  • Identify the various components of the propane autogas system.
  • Diagnose and repair propane autogas-fueled vehicles.
  • Overcome the unique challenges of retrofitting vehicles with propane autogas equipment.
  • Describe the technical aspects of propane autogas systems.
  • Identify and follow shop safety procedures associated with propane autogas.

 

Course outline:

  • Day One
    • Propane autogas and other alternative fuels
    • Original equipment manufacturers and converted vehicles
  • Day Three
    • System operation for two types of fuel injection systems
    • Theory of operation for liquid and vapor injection conversion
    • How to perform post installation software settings
  • Day Two
    • Fuel system components
    • Electric control systems
    • Ignition requirements and controls
    • Combustion and engine design

Contact

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1100 Frederick Lane | Morgantown, WV 26508
P: (304) 293-7882
F: (304) 293-6944
E: naftc@mail.wvu.edu

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