Catalog 2016-2017 
    Mar 20, 2018  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MMPE 135 Transaxle, Transmissions, & Drive Systems

6 credits
Introduces students to transaxles and constant variable transmission system concepts and applications in maintenance, diagnosis, and repair of power equipment transaxles, snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicle, and scooter CVTs. Enables students to develop basic power transmission system concepts and hands-on applications including routine maintenance, diagnosis and repair of marine gearcases.

Prerequisites: MMPE 134 , or concurrent enrollment, or instructor permission.

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Safely use all required special tools and test equipment
  • Demonstrate understanding of basic power transmission concepts
  • Diagnose, repair, and maintain a variety of power transmission systems
  • Describe how the constant variable transmission shifts under load
  • Diagnose, repair, and maintain a variety of marine gearcases
  • Determine and install the appropriate shims to properly set up a motorcycle shaft drive/final drive assembly and a marine lower gearcase