FORD CAR TRANSMISSIONS

  • Program: Ford Automotive Student Service Educational Training Program (ASSET)
  • Course: Ford Car Transmissions
  • Course #: FDAS2230
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will detail the fundamentals, operation and repair of automatic transmissions used on current Ford passenger cars.

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.
Identify the normal [hydraulic-mechanical] operation of an automatic transaxles
Identify the function, construction, location, and operation of each major component of selected Ford automatic transaxles
Describe power flow through a typical automatic transaxle
Explain hydraulic system theory for an automatic transaxle
Identify transaxle fluid characteristics
Identify typical symptoms found in automatic transaxle with hydraulic or mechanical causes
Identify the normal [electronic] operation of an automatic transaxle
Explain electronic control system theory for an automatic transaxle
Identify typical symptoms found in automatic transaxle with electronic faults
Identify the recommended diagnostic process for Ford automatic transaxle
Apply Symptom-System-Component-Cause to isolate automatic transaxle concerns in a simulated environment
Interpret transaxle test results to indicate whether or not results are within specification
Explain how a malfunctioning component could impact the operation of the transaxle
Perform external transaxle pressure checks

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    None
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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