Receive PACCAR orientation and truck fundamentals, and complete training on specialized tooling and software, including DAVIE, Eportal, Engine Rapido, ESA, ServiceNet and Web ECAT. Learn essential vehicle operations, including starting and moving the vehicle. Study CDL requirements, vehicle safety and PDI, DOT inspections, and maintenance services such as Peterbilt scheduled maintenance intervals on both chassis and engine.
Electrical Systems and Testing
Get an electrical overview, including fundamentals, battery and starting/charging system testing, DMM, voltage drops, resistance, wiring diagrams, relay circuits, motors and components. Learn about the Peterbilt Conventional electrical system, including circuit index, electrical load centers, harness routing, cab/sleeper harnesses, wiring diagrams, NAMUX systems, ESA (Electronic Service Analyst) and instrumentation, electrical troubleshooting, and practical applications on Peterbilt truck products.
Career Preparation, HVAC, Chassis, and Brakes
Learn about the different types of careers in the Peterbilt Service Department. Review HVAC fundamentals, and heating and air conditioning, including new A/C changes, system evacuation and charging, service procedures, troubleshooting and preventative maintenance. Chassis training includes tires/wheels, alignment, frames, springs and shocks, troubleshooting and preventative maintenance. Study air brake system operation and components, foundation brake components, ABS and stability control, troubleshooting, and preventative maintenance.
MX Engine and Warranty
Subjects include PACCAR MX-13 engine introduction, Engine Rapido, lubrication and cooling, intake, exhaust, turbochargers, engine braking assembly, fuel system, exhaust emissions and aftertreatment, DAVIE diagnostic troubleshooting software, 18 online course, engine warranty training and MX Certification test.