ATO-232 - Manual Transmission Transaxle

2 credits

AUTO 345 combines lecture and laboratory hands-on activities focusing on the operation, diagnosis and repair of manual transmissions, manual transaxles and clutch assemblies. Students will learn to identify all major transmission parts, explain fundamental operation, trace power flow through gears, remove, disassemble and inspect, repair, reassemble and install manual transmissions and transaxles in laboratory vehicles. Clutch assemblies will also be studied including: operation, construction, design differences, trouble-shooting and complete installations of replacement assemblies. The course presents the students with a systematic, diagnostic and logical problem-solving approach to complex systems. AUTO 345 will also help students prepare for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Manual Drivetrain Certification Exam.

Prerequisite(s): ATO 122 

Corequisite(s): ATO 232L 

Previously known as: AUTO-345