Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles, 8th edition

  • James D. Halderman

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Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles covers the skills and diagnostic procedures today's students require. Correlating to the latest ASE Education Foundation task lists, the text will prepare you for ASE certification and entry into automotive service. Halderman guides you through procedures using practical applications and step-by-step photo sequences.

Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles is designed for your success. Its learning outcomes and objectives are aligned with ASE standards, and its concise, easy-to-read chapters present content in manageable sections. Case studies will help you handle real-world customer issues.

The 8th Edition has been fully updated to reflect the latest ASE tasks and requirements. It includes two new chapters, added case studies and expanded visuals. This title is part of the Pearson Automotive Professional Technician Series.

Published by Pearson (July 7th 2023) - Copyright © 2024

ISBN-13: 9780137839803

Subject: Automotive Technology

Category: Automatic Transmissions (A2)


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


  1. Sample A2 Ase Certification-Type Test
  2. 2022 ASE Education Foundation Correlation Chart


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