Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles, 8th edition

  • James D. Halderman

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

ISBN-13: 9780137839803

Subject: Automotive Technology

Category: Automatic Transmissions (A2)

Table of contents

  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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