Catalog 2017-2018 
    
    Aug 19, 2018  
Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AUTO 225 Manual Transmission and Transaxles

8 credits
This course focuses on the understanding, diagnosis and repair of automotive manual transmissions, transaxles, clutches, differentials and drive axles utilizing industry standards, techniques and equipment.

Prerequisites: TRAN 110 , TRAN 112 , TRAN 113 , and TRAN 125  

Corequisites: AUTO 220  

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Global Outcomes:
This course teaches to the global outcome of Teamwork.

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

  • Describe construction and identify components of most types of manual transmission, clutch and transaxles
  • Describe the technology and make measurements on most types of manual transmission, clutch and transaxles
  • Trace gear train power flow
  • Do damage and defective parts analysis on most types of manual transmission, clutch and transaxles
  • Analyze manual transmission, transaxle, clutch, differential and drive axle noises and vibrations
  • Remove and replace most types of manual drive train components using the proper tools and techniques
  • Use most types of shop equipment dealing with manual drive train systems including the various hoist, lifting equipment, hydraulic presses and other small equipment
  • List construction and identify components of most types of differentials and drive axles including four wheel drive systems
  • Describe technology and make measurements on most types of differentials and drive axle systems
  • Trace power flow and make appropriate tests on differentials and drive axle systems
  • Remove and replace differentials, drive axles, and four wheel drive systems. Due to the weight and bulk of these components, this needs to be a coordinated effort (teamwork).
  • Do damage and defective parts analysis on most types of differentials and drive axles
  • Remove and replace most types of differentials and drive axle components using the proper tools and techniques


Total Hours: 130 Lecture Hours: 30 Lab or Clinical Hours: 100