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Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles, A2, 3rd Edition

Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles, A2, 3rd Edition
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By: Chris Johanson and James E. Duffy

ISBN: 978-1-60525-203-2
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2010
Subject: Automotive
Grade Level: 11-14
Retail Price: $96.00
School Price: $72.00


Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles covers the design, construction, operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of automatic transmissions and transaxles. This comprehensive textbook details both hydraulic and electronic transmission controls, with extensive coverage of electronic systems. Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles is a valuable resource for anyone who needs a thorough understanding of today's automatic transmissions and transaxles, including those preparing for ASE Certification Test A2, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle.
  • Content is correlated to the latest NATEF Task List.
  • All important components are identified and operating principles are fully explained before troubleshooting, service, and repair are discussed.
  • Includes new information on hybrid drive train operation, as well as synthetic and semi-synthetic fluids.
  • Includes NATEF Standards Job Sheets on CD.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles
  2. Shop Safety and Environmental Protection
  3. Special Service Tools and Service Information
  4. Gears, Chains, and Bearings
  5. Sealing Materials, Fasteners, and Lubricants
  6. Hydraulics and Pneumatics
  7. Basic Electricity and Electronics
  8. Automatic Transmission Mechanical Components
  9. Automatic Transmission Control Components
10. Automatic Transaxle Construction and Operation
11. Transmission and Transaxle Circuits
12. Electronic Control Systems
13. Troubleshooting Mechanical, Hydraulic, and Electrical Problems
14. Troubleshooting Electronic Control System Problems
15. Transmission and Transaxle In-Vehicle Service
16. Transmission and Transaxle Removal and Installation
17. Rebuilding Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles
18. Automatic Transaxle Final Drive Service
19. Electronic Control System Service
20. ASE Certification
21. Career Preparation

Look Inside

Text-includes NATEF Standards Job Sheets on CD
   sample Chapter 1 (PDF, 1.98 MB)
   sample Chapter 17 (PDF, 1.8 MB)
   sample Job 10 (PDF, 716 KB)
   sample Job 21 (PDF, 964 KB)
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
   sample Chapter 1 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
   sample Chapter 17 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.

About Author(s)

Chris Johanson - has been involved in the automotive service business for more than 35 years, as a technician, instructor, and author. He has a bachelor's degree in Industrial Arts Education and has written several books on the subject of automotive technology. Mr. Johanson is an ASE-certified master technician and also has ASE certifications in Advanced Engine Performance and Light Vehicle Diesel Engines.

James E. Duffy - has devoted much of his professional life to developing educational materials that help people understand vocational and technical subjects. Mr. Duffy earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology from Indiana State University. After college, Mr. Duffy worked as an automotive instructor at Brandon High School in Brandon, Florida, and at Hillsborough Adult Education Center in Tampa, Florida. After teaching for several years, Mr. Duffy joined Goodheart-Willcox Publisher as a technical editor and eventually began writing textbooks. In addition to Modern Automotive Technology, Mr. Duffy's books include Auto Electricity and Electronics, Auto Engine Repair, Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles, and Manual Drive Trains and Axles.


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Text-includes NATEF Standards Job Sheets on CD 495 978-1-60525-203-2 $96.00$72.00
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