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ATC 354 - Chrysler Manual Drivetrains

Credits: 4
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 4
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Provides an understanding of the principles of operation in manual drivetrains, including manual transmissions, transaxles, front and rear differentials, driveshafts and transfer cases. Proper diagnosis, service and repair procedures of these systems are studied and practiced.
Prerequisite: ATC 340  
Competencies
  1. Recondition a manual transmission
    1. Disassemble a transmission
    2. Examine parts for serviceability
    3. Locate adjustment specifications for the transmission
    4. Perform adjustments as described in service information
    5. Use special tools as required
    6. Explain the operation of a manual transmission
    7. Assemble the transmission to manufacturer’s specifications
  2. Access clutch system operation
    1. Discuss the theory of operation of clutch systems
    2. Diagnose clutch concerns
    3. Remove a clutch assembly
    4. Examine parts to determine needed service
    5. Reinstall the clutch assembly
  3. Service a drive shaft universal joint
    1. Name parts of the rear-wheel driveline
    2. Service a single cardan universal joint
  4. Service a constant velocity joint
    1. Remove CV joint
    2. Disassemble CV joint
    3. Clean CV joint
    4. Lubricate CV joint
    5. Reinstall CV joint
    6. Replace CV joint boot
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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. System balance a driveline



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