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AMM 224
Automatic Transmission/Transaxles


Credits: 13
Clock Hours per Quarter: 210

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50    Lab Hours:160


Description
Introduction to automatic transmission and transaxles. Students will learn theory, diagnosis and repair of automatic drivetrain components used on today's light duty vehicles. Subjects covered in this course are; torque converters, planetary gear sets, hydraulic systems, electronic controls, valve bodies and CVT's. Students will learn to use specialized equipment necessary to diagnose and repair automatic transmissions and transaxles. This course is structured to provide competency-based application of NATEF automotive repair tasks in a working shop environment and will provide students with the background and knowledge to take the ASE certification examinations. Co-requisite: AMM 225.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Diagnose general transmission and transaxles
  • Perform maintenance and adjustment on transmission and transaxles
  • Repair in-vehicle transmission and transaxles
  • Repair off-vehicle transmission and transaxles

  • Course Topics
  • General transmission and transaxle theory
  • Transmission and transaxle
  • Safety in the shop
  • Transmission maintenance and adjustment
  • In-vehicle transmission and transaxle repair
  • Off-vehicle transmission and transaxle repair
  • Oil pump and converter diagnosis and repair
  • Gear train, shafts, bushings and cases
  • Friction and reaction units
  • Specialized tools and equipment

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    AMM 224
    Winter 2014
    0261
    James Haun
    AMM 224
    Fall 2013
    0266
    James Haun
    AMM 224
    Winter 2013
    0261
    James Haun
    AMM 224
    Fall 2011
    0266
    James Haun
    AMM 224
    Winter 2011
    0261
    James Haun


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
     
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.