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Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles, 4th Edition

Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles, 4th Edition
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By: Chris Johanson and James E. Duffy

ISBN: 978-1-61960-683-8
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2015
Subject: Automotive
Grade Level: 11-14
Retail Price: $116.00
School Price: $87.00


Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles spans design, construction, operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of these major components. Both hydraulic and electronic transmission controls are detailed. The use of the latest diagnostic equipment is emphasized.
  • Correlated to section A2 of the ASE Task List, Automatic Transmission/Transaxle.
  • Color-coded illustrations are used throughout this text to enhance understanding.
  • Includes a detailed chapter on troubleshooting electronic control systems, as well as a chapter on electronic control system service.
  • Emphasizes the use of the latest diagnostic equipment to troubleshoot electronic transmissions and transaxle control systems.
  • Includes coverage of OBD II as it relates to automatic transmissions and transaxles.

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

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Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
   sample Chapter 9 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
   sample Chapter 15 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
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     LMS Integration (Web Link, Automotive)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.


NATEF Standards
   PDF 2017 NATEF Automobile Service Technology (AST) Task List (PDF, 525 KB)
   PDF 2017 NATEF Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) Task List (PDF, 514 KB)
   PDF 2017 NATEF Master Automobile Service Technology (MAST) Task List (PDF, 530 KB)
   PDF Shop Manual: 2017 NATEF Automobile Service Technology (AST) Task List (PDF, 524 KB)
   PDF Shop Manual: 2017 NATEF Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) Task List (PDF, 471 KB)
   PDF Shop Manual: 2017 NATEF Master Auto. Service Technology (MAST) Task List (PDF, 530 KB)
  Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.

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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