• Program: Automotive Technology
  • Course: Automatic Transmissions II
  • Course #: ATEC1210
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

In this course the student will learn in vehicle operation, service and diagnosis of automatic transmission and transaxles. It includes adjustment, operation, and testing. This course meets all applicable National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Diagnose fluid loss and condition concerns
Perform pressure tests
Inspect transmission cables
Service transmission
Inspect speedometer drive gear, driven gear, vehicle speed sensor (VSS), and retainers
Diagnose electronic transmission control systems using a scan tool
Inspect powertrain mounts
Inspect vacuum modulator and hoses
Inspect governor assembly
Inspect external seals and gaskets
Inspect extension housing, bushings and seals
Diagnose noise and vibration concerns
Diagnose gear reduction/multiplication concerns
Perform stall test
Perform lock-up converter system tests
Diagnose mechanical and vacuum control system concerns
Assemble transmission/transaxle
Inspect cooler, lines, and fittings

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • Lab: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  ATEC1205
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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