.Level 3 Heavy-Duty NGV Maintenance and Diagnostics Training

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The number one challenge facing heavy-duty NGV technicians is how to distinguish between a fuel quality problem, a fuel system problem or an engine problem. This course is the only training available that treats these three elements as a system and helps technicians understand how they are interrelated.

Level 3:  Heavy-Duty NGV Maintenance and Diagnostics Training prepares technicians to understand the operation, maintenance, diagnosis and repair of heavy-duty natural gas vehicles.

Emphasis is placed on the safety knowledge and repair practices that are unique for heavy-duty natural gas engines. The course covers the components of all CNG fuel systems (regardless of manufacturer), as well as the Cummins ISL G and ISX12 G engines. 


The course includes operational theory with more than a dozen hands-on exercises. It is a perfect prerequisite to fuel system or engine manufacturer training. This course also helps prepare technicians for the ASE H1 exam.


Please note that NGV Essentials and Safety Practices (Level 1) is a required pre-requisite for both Heavy-Duty NGV Maintenance and Diagnostics Training (Level 3) and CNG Fuel System Inspector Training (Level 2).


Who Should Attend:

  • Technicians with at least basic skills in heavy-duty vehicle repair, who will be maintaining, diagnosing and repairing NGVs.
  • Technicians familiar with the basic operation of vehicle diagnostic equipment.
 

Educators:

Instructional staff members of colleges, universities, or similar private training organizations are not candidates to attend our individual classes but have numerous options for bringing NGVi's training classes to their campuses or facilities. For more information, contact us at 800-510-6484.

Course Outline:

Module 1: Introduction

Module 2: Understanding Natural Gas as a Vehicle Fuel

Module 3: High-Pressure CNG Fuel System Maintenance and Diagnostics

Module 4: Low-Pressure CNG Fuel System Maintenance and Diagnostics

Module 5: CNG Vehicle Depressurizing and Defueling

Module 6: Cummins ISL G Engine Operation and Diagnostics

Module 7: Cummins ISL G Engine Maintenance

Module 8: Cummins ISX12 G Engine Operation and Diagnostics

Module 9: Cummins ISX12 G Engine Maintenance

Module 10: LNG Fuel System Components and Operation


Course Objectives:

  • Identify and compare the properties and characteristics of CNG and LNG to diesel
  • Identify and describe the operation, maintenance, diagnostics, and repair of the low- and high-pressure components of a CNG fuel system
  • Properly assemble and re-assemble high-pressure tube fittings following safe procedures
  • Identify the unique components and operation of the Cummins ISL G and ISX12 G engines and emissions control system
  • Identify and describe fuel system and engine component maintenance intervals and procedures unique to Cummins powered NGVs
  • Describe basic diagnostic procedures for Cummins ISL G and ISX12 G engines
  • Identify diagnostic procedures and interpret data for electrical related issues, sensors and solenoids using wiring diagrams and other tools
  • Diagnose hard starting and/or poor driveability issues
  • Identify unique components and operation of LNG (saturated) and HPDI (unsaturated) LNG fuel systems
  • Increase the technician’s knowledge and preparation for successful completion of the Cummins ISL G and ISX12 G engine certification and/or the ASE H1 Alternative Fuels certification exam



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Upcoming Training

Level 1: NGV Essentials
and Safety Practices

January 30, 2018
Scottsdale, AZ

Level 2: CNG Fuel System
Inspector Training

January 31 - February 1, 2018
Scottsdale, AZ

Level 1: NGV Essentials
and Safety Practices

February 13, 2018
Dallas, TX

Level 2: CNG Fuel System
Inspector Training

February 14-15, 2018
Dallas, TX

Level 1: NGV Essentials
and Safety Practices

March 26, 2018
Bakersfield, CA

Level 2: CNG Fuel System
Inspector Training

March 27-28, 2018
Bakersfield, CA

 

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Our services address the full range of natural gas vehicle and fueling issues, including:

Technical consulting services – Sizing and designing compressed natural gas fueling stations, vehicle assessments and technical assistance for fleets, CNG fueling station troubleshooting, natural gas vehicle maintenance facilities upgrades, liquefied natural gas fleet and fueling management.

Technical training – NGV Essentials and Safety Practices, CNG Fuel System Inspector Training, Heavy-Duty NGV Maintenance and Diagnostics Training, Light-Duty NGV Maintenance and Diagnostics Training, CNG Fueling Station Operation and Maintenance Training, CNG Fueling Station Design Training and CNG/LNG Codes and Standards Training for Fire Marshals and Code Officials.

 

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