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.