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Automatic Transmission Level 1

AUTO 102

Automatic Transmission Level 1

AUTO 102

Course Description

Introduces inspection and fluid testing of many automatic transmissions. Practices NATEF tasks to MLR (maintenance and light repair) level related to automatic transmissions. (45-18)

Outcomes and Objectives

Complete general Automotive Transmission and Transaxle Level 1 NATEF tasks as listed below.

Objectives:

  • Research applicable vehicle and service information, fluid type, vehicle service history, service precautions, and technical service bulletins.
  • Check fluid level in a transmission or a transaxle equipped with a dip-stick.
  • Check fluid level in a transmission or a transaxle not equipped with a dip-stick.
  • Check transmission fluid condition; check for leaks.

Complete In-Vehicle Transmission/Transaxle NATEF tasks:

Objectives:

  • Inspect, adjust, and replace external manual valve shift linkage, transmission range sensor/switch, and park/neutral position switch.
  • Inspect for leakage at external seals, gaskets, and bushings.
  • Inspect power train mounts.
  • Drain and replace fluid and filter(s).

Complete Off-Vehicle Transmission and Transaxle NATEF tasks:

Objectives:

  • Describe the operational characteristics of a continuously variable transmission (CVT).
  • Describe the operational characteristics of a hybrid vehicle drive train.