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ATC 353 - Chrysler Power Train Systems

Credits: 6
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 6
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This course provides instruction in the operation of Chrysler drive trains, including automatic transmissions, transaxles, manual transmissions, multiwheel drive systems, differentials and their electronic controls. Proper diagnosis, service and repair procedures of these systems are studied and practiced.
Prerequisite: AUT 242  
Competencies
  1. Recondition a Chrysler automatic transmission/transaxle.
    1. Remove an automatic transmission/transaxle.
    2. Disassemble a transmission.
    3. Inspect all components.
    4. Determine first the hard parts can be reused.
    5. Rebuild clutch assemblies, servos, pumps, and gear trains.
    6. Air test clutch packs.
    7. Locate adjustment specifications for the transmission.
    8. Perform adjustments as outlined in the shop manual.
    9. Demonstrate proper use of special tools.
    10. Assemble the transmission to manufacuter’s specifications.
    11. Reinstall the transmission.
    12. Flush transmission oil cooler.
  2. Maintain Chrysler automatic transmissions/transaxles.
    1. Check fluid level and condition.
    2. Service filter and fluid.
    3. Perform recommended adjustments.
  3. Repair Chrysler automatic transmission/transaxle concerns.
    1. Perform hydraulic pressure tests and air pressure checks.
    2. Apply knowledge of transmission circuits and components during diagnostic routines.
    3. Interpret automatic transmission power flow.
    4. Conduct a road test.
    5. Analyze the information that has been gathered.
    6. Examine how vacuum modulators and throttle pressure work to boost line pressure.
    7. Explain the transmission electronic control system.
    8. Test transmission related inputs.
    9. Test transmission related outputs.
    10. Diagnose transmission drivability concerns.
  4. Maintain Chrysler manual transmissions/transaxles.
    1. Check fluid level and condition.
    2. Servie fluid.
    3. Perform recommended andjustments.
  5. Repair Chyrsler manual transmission/transaxle concerns.
    1. Peform noise diagnosis.
    2. Apply knowledge of transmission operation during diagnostic routines.
    3. Interpret manual transmission power flow.
    4. Conduct a road test.
    5. Analyze the information that has been gathered.
    6. Examine how clutch operation affects transmission operation.
    7. Exaplin the manual transmission cotnrol system.
    8. Disassemble and repair a manual transmission.
    9. Disassemble and repair a manual transaxle.
    10. Diagnose transmission drivability concerns.
  6. Servie a clutch system.
    1. Identify the major components of a clutch system.
    2. Explain the operation of a clutch system.
    3. Diagnose clutch operating problems.
    4. Disassemble a clutch system.
    5. Perform on car repair and replacement of clutch system components.
    6. Inspect and repair clutch actuation components and systems.
    7. Adjust clutch systems following recommended procedures.
  7. Service a differential and axle.
    1. Identify the major components of a differential.
    2. Explain the operation of a locking type differential.
    3. Diagnose differential operating problems.
    4. Disassemble a drive axle.
    5. Perform pinion depth, pinion bearing preload, pinion-to-ring backlash, ring gear backface run out, companion flange run out, and side bearing preload checks.
    6. Interpret the gear tooth contact pattern.
    7. Adjust differential following recommended procedure.
  8. Service four-wheel drive components.
    1. Identify different types of transfer cases and their application.
    2. Rebuild a transfer case according to specifications.
    3. Identify transfer case internal components.
    4. Explain front wheel hub operation.
    5. Perform front drive axle general inspection.
    6. Explain the operation of AWD systems.
  9. Diagnose driveline vibration.
    1. Define the terms that relate to vibration.
    2. Demonstrate effective road test procedures.
    3. Measure the frequency of a vibration using recommended tools.
    4. Identify the possible causes of any given vibration.
    5. Match the speed of rotating components to the frequency of a vibration.
    6. Measure drive shaft run out and drive line angle using the proper tools.
    7. Balance a driveline.



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