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ATE 234 - Stndrd Transmission/Transaxle/Drivetrain

Credits: 3
5 Skills Lab Hours

This course will introduce the student to the design, assembly, operation and diagnostic procedures for clutches, manual transmissions and transaxles, differential components and drive axle components. Drive train vibration analysis and noise correction will also be covered. Certain course sections will be manufacturer specific.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Remove and inspect a clutch assembly and identify the components.
  2. Interpret computer-based service information and apply information to the disassembly and reassembly of a manual transmission or transaxle.
  3. Remove, inspect, setup and reassemble a differential assembly.
  4. Disassemble, inspect and reassemble an all wheel drive transfer case.
  5. Analyze driveline noise and vibrations then apply corrective measures to eliminate.
  6. Practice on-car diagnostic procedures relating to clutch, drive train and all wheel drive systems.
Listed Topics
  1. Clutch theory, operation and diagnosis
  2. Manual transmission/transaxle, theory, operation and diagnosis
  3. Differential theory, operation and diagnosis
  4. Utilization of special service tools, factory procedures and service Information
  5. Noise, vibration and harshness
  6. Transfer case theory, operation and diagnosis
Reference Materials
Instructor-approved textbook and materials.
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 12/21/2011

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