• Program: Automotive Technology
  • Course: Manual Drive Train & Axles
  • Course #: ATEC1305
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

In this course the student will learn the operation, service and repair of manual transmissions, transaxles, and drivetrain components. It includes fundamentals, diagnosis, disassembly, inspection, adjustments and reassembly of transmissions, transaxles, differentials, clutches, axles, driveshafts, and four-wheel drive/all-wheel drive components. 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:
Complete work order
Identify drive train concern
Research applicable vehicle and service information
Locate and interpret vehicle and major component identification numbers
Diagnose clutch noises and problems
Inspect clutch assembly
Bleed clutch hydraulic system
Remove transmission/transaxle
Disassemble transmission/transaxle components
Remove transaxle final drive components
Test transmission/transaxle sensors and switches
Remove front wheel drive front wheel bearing
Inspect shafts, yokes, boots, and CV joints
Diagnose noise and vibration concerns
Diagnose fluid leakage concerns
Measure drive pinion bearing preload
Reassemble differential case assembly
Inspect differential housing
Disassemble transfer case and components
Diagnose electrical/electronic components of four-wheel drive systems

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • Lab: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details

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