Sep 30, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog

AUT 251 - Automatic Transmission Overhaul

Class: 4 Lab: 3 Credits: 5
This course is an advanced study of transmission overhaul procedures, including proper overhaul procedures used to repair overdrive transmissions and transaxles.

Prerequisite(s): Take AUT 132  or AUT 130 .
Course Topics:
  • Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Principles
  • Hydraulic Components and Controls
  • Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Diagnosis
  • Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Electronic Controls
  • Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Unit Repair

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site
Required Materials:
  • Safety Glasses

Grading System:
A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 -59
Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify and correct Hydraulic and Mechanical Automatic Transmission concerns.
  2. Perform Automatic Transmission Disassembly-Overhaul-Reassembly procedures.
  3. Diagnose and repair Electronic Automatic Transmission concerns.
  4. Explain how a torque converter can transmit and multiply engine torque.
  5. Differentiate between the different types of planetary gearsets.
  6. Illustrate power flow through a typical automatic transmission.
  7. Distinguish the differences between holding and driving devices in a typical automatic transmission.

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