ATEC1210 Automatic Transmissions II

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 Requirements and 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.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes 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

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544


Brooklyn Park Campus and Eden Prairie Campus:  952-995-1300

Credit Details