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AUTO 102 - Automatic Transmission Level 1

Credits: 3
Instructional Contact Hours: 4

Introduces inspection and fluid testing of many automatic transmissions. Practices NATEF tasks to MLR (maintenance and light repair) level related to automatic transmissions.

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 18
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Complete general Automotive Transmission and Transaxle Level 1 NATEF tasks as listed below.
    1. Research applicable vehicle and service information, fluid type, vehicle service history, service precautions, and technical service bulletins.
    2. Check fluid level in a transmission or a transaxle equipped with a dip-stick.
    3. Check fluid level in a transmission or a transaxle not equipped with a dip-stick.
    4. Check transmission fluid condition; check for leaks.
  2. Complete In-Vehicle Transmission/Transaxle NATEF tasks:
    1. Inspect, adjust, and replace external manual valve shift linkage, transmission range sensor/switch, and park/neutral position switch.
    2. Inspect for leakage at external seals, gaskets, and bushings.
    3. Inspect power train mounts.
    4. Drain and replace fluid and filter(s).
  3. Complete Off-Vehicle Transmission and Transaxle NATEF tasks:
    1. Describe the operational characteristics of a continuously variable transmission (CVT).
    2. Describe the operational characteristics of a hybrid vehicle drive train.



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