• Program: Ford Automotive Student Service Educational Training Program (ASSET)
  • Course: Ford Truck Transmissions
  • Course #: FDAS2240
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

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

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 transmission
Identify the function, construction, location, and operation of each major component of selected Ford automatic transmissions
Describe power flow through a typical automatic transmission
Explain hydraulic system theory for an automatic transmission
Identify transmission fluid characteristics
Identify typical symptoms found in automatic transmissions with hydraulic or mechanical causes
Identify the normal [electronic] operation of an automatic transmission
Apply Symptom-System-Component-Cause (SSCC) to isolate automatic transmission concerns in a simulated environment
Interpret transmission test results to indicate whether or not results are within specification
Identify the normal operation of the TorqShift automatic transmission
Explain electronic control systems theory for the TorqShift automatic transmission

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

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