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COURSE NUMBER: AUTO242
COURSE TITLE:Automatic Transmissions
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:60
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Function, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and servicing of automatic transmission/transaxles. Electrical and hydraulic diagnostics, repair, replacement, and adjustments will be discussed.

PREREQUISITES:
AUTO113

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of hydraulic theory and torque converter principles.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the design and operation of automatic transmission components.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the various fluids and lubricants used in automatic transmissions.
  • Make use of special tools and equipment utilized in automatic transmission service.
  • Develop skill in the servicing of domestic and foreign automatic transmission.
  • Develop diagnostic skills in the inspection and repair of automatic transmissions.
  • Remove, disassemble, reassemble, and install an automatic transmission and/or transaxle.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Power train components
  2. Hydraulics and Torque Converters
  3. Automatic transmission fundamentals
  4. Hydraulic diagrams and diagnosis
  5. Component inspection
  6. Electrical sensors and actuators
  7. Specific manufacturer highlights
  8. Trans axle specifics
  9. Disassemble and re-assembly Techniques

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
*All classes require safety glasses

See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
Attendance is a must
Quizzes/worksheets
Laboratory work
ASE tasks
Final exam

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Spring 2019

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