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Career Programs ... Automotive ... Automotive Transmission Essentials Overview

Automotive Transmission Essentials Certificate

Earn your Penn Foster Certificate in Automotive Transmissions Essentials. You will complete the following courses in the order indicated to earn your Certificate of Completion. Students interested in enrolling in this program should have an educational or work-related background in automotive repair basics. Students who do not have the necessary prerequisites should consider Penn Foster's Auto Repair Technician Career Diploma Program.

You will need access to a Microsoft® Windows® based computer (running Windows Vista® or later) and the Internet to complete this program.

Your courses include:

AT015 - Manual Transmissions
Introduction to manual transmissions, clutches, transaxles, drive shafts, differentials, four-wheel-drive systems, drivetrain electrical systems. Includes ASE manual drive train and axles exam prep book.

Lesson – Introduction to Manual Transmission
Lesson – Clutches and Manual Transmissions/Transaxles
Lesson – Drive Shafts, Differentials, and Drive Axels
Lesson – Four-Wheel-Drive Systems and Drivetrain Electrical Systems
Lesson – Practical Exercise

AT020 - Automatic Transmissions
Introduction to automatic transmissions, planetary gears and hydraulic systems, common and electronic automatic transmissions.

Lesson – Introduction to Automatic Transmissions
Lesson – Planetary Gears and Hydraulic Systems
Lesson – Common and Electronic Automatic Transmissions
Lesson – Practical Exercise

Today’s Technician: Manual Transmissions and Transaxles - ASE Manual Drive Train and Axels Exam Prep Book

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