Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles, 7th edition

  • James D. Halderman

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Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles covers the operating principles, service and repair procedures for modern automatic transmission transaxles, and helps you master the practical skills needed to succeed in the industry. Helpful tips and visuals guide you through concepts and procedures.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2018

ISBN-13: 9780137408429

Subject: Automotive Technology

Category: Automatic Transmissions (A2)

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Drivetrains
2. Automatic Transmission Fluid, Filters and Coolers
3. Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Hydraulic System
4. Hydraulic Control Valves and Solenoids
5. Torque Converters
6. Power Flow Through Transmission Gear Sets
7. Clutches and Bands
8. Drivetrain Electricity and Electronics
9. Electronic Transmission Controls
10. Hybrid Electric Vehicle Transmissions and Transaxles
11. Continuously Variable Transmissions
12. Dual Clutch Automatic Transmissions/Transaxles
13. Transmission Condition Diagnosis
14. In-Vehicle Transmission/Transaxle Service
15. Transmission/Transaxle Removal and Disassembly
16. Valve Body Service
17. Transmission/Transaxle Assembly and Installation

Appendix 1: Sample A2 ASE Certification-Type Test
Appendix 2: 2013 NATEF Correlation Chart

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