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Ideal for both novice and advanced technicians, Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles, 6/e provides a complete, state-of-the-art source on the operating principles as well as the service and repair procedures for modern automatic transmissions and transaxles. Correlated to NATEF and ASE tasks, the text focuses on the generic theory that underlies the operation, diagnosis, and repair of the units and subassemblies found in the many makes and types of vehicles students will likely encounter on the job. Formatted to better meet the learning needs of today's technical trade students, it visually supports concepts covered throughout, and includes many practical shop tips that guide students through important problem-solving procedures they'll use on the job.
This book is part of the Pearson Automotive Professional Technician Series, which features full-color, media-integrated solutions for today’s students and instructors covering all eight areas of ASE certification, plus additional titles covering common courses. Peer reviewed for technical accuracy, the series and the books in it represent the future of automotive textbooks.
|Chapter 1||Service Information, Tools and Safety|
|Chapter 2||Environmental and Hazardous Materials|
|Chapter 3||Introduction to Transmissions|| Updated |
Basic theories about the need for transmission and gear ratios plus identification of units.
Meets NATEF tasks A2-A-4
|Chapter 4||Hydraulic System Parts and Operation|| Updated |
Covers ATF, pumps; coolers, valve body plus pressure regulation devices and lube oil circuits.
Meets NATEF task A2-B-3; A2-B-9; and A2-B-12.
|Chapter 5||Torque Converters|| NEW |
Purpose, function, parts and operation as well as diagnosis and service procedures on torque converters and torque converter clutches.
Meets NATEF tasks A2-A-7; A2-A-8A2-C-1;A2-C-7; and A2-C-8
|Chapter 6||Power Flow Through Transmission Gear Sets|| Updated |
Covers planetary gear sets, holding and driving members used in rear wheel drive automatic transmissions and in front wheel drive transaxles. Domestic, Asian and European units included.
Meets NATEF task A2-A-3 and A2-C-23
|Chapter 7||Clutches and Bands|| Updated |
Covers all aspects of one-way roller and sprag clutches, clutch packs and bands.
Meets NATEF tasks A2-C-18 though 22
|Chapter 8||Drivetrain Electricity and Electronics||Updated|
|Chapter 9||Electronic Transmission Controls|| |
Covers NATEF task A2-A-6; A2-B-3; and A2-B-4.
|Chapter 10||Valve Bodies and Shift Control Solenoids||NEW|
|Chapter 11||Hybrid Electric Vehicle Transmissions/Transaxles|| |
Meets NATEF tasks A2-C-24
|Chapter 12||Continuously Variable Transmissions||NEW|
|Chapter 13||Dual Clutch Automatic Transmissions||NEW|
|Chapter 14||Transmission Problem Diagnosis|| Updated |
Diagnosis of transmission/transaxle customer concerns.
Meets NATEF tasks A2-A-2 thought 5; A2-A-9 through13; and A2-C-6.
|Chapter 15||In-Vehicle Transmission/Transaxle Service|| Updated |
In-vehicle automatic transmission/transaxle service procedures.
Meets NATEF tasks A2-B-1 through 6.
|Chapter 16||Transmission/Transaxle Removal and Disassembly|| Updated |
Preparation and safe procedures to follow to remove an automatic transmission/transaxle from the vehicle. Meets NATEF task A2-C-1.
|Chapter 17||Transmission/Transaxle Overhaul Procedures|| Updated |
Covers typical disassembly and inspection processes and procedures recommended by vehicle manufactures on selected automatic transmissions and transaxles. Overhaul procedures following vehicle manufacture’s recommended standards on selected automatic transmission and transaxles. Meets NATEF tasks A2-C- 18 through 22.
Meets NATEF task A2-C-2 through 17.
|Chapter 18||Transmission/Transaxle Assembly and Installation|| Updated |
Preparation and safe procedures to follow to install an automatic transmission/transaxle from the vehicle.
Meets NATEF task A2-C-1.
|Appendix 1||Sample A2 ASE Certification Test||New|
|Appendix 2||NATEF Correlation Chart||New|