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Today's Technician : Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles Classroom Manual and Shop Manual

by Jack Erjavec and Ken Pickerill

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PUBLISHED: 25th January 2019
ISBN: 9781337792158
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  • Paperback
PUBLISHED: 25th January 2019
ISBN: 9781337792158

Publisher Description

TECHNICIAN: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES CLASSROOM MANUAL AND SHOP MANUAL, Seventh Edition. This proven resource includes practical, easy-to-understand coverage of topics aligned to the latest ASE Education Foundation standards for the MLR/AST/MAST program accreditation levels, including continuously variable transmissions (CVT), drivelines for front-wheel drive (FWD) and four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles, and the latest information on today's high-tech electronic controls and automatic shifting devices. The Classroom Manual provides easy-to-understand coverage of every applicable ASE Education Foundation standard, while the Shop Manual includes Job Sheets to guide you through hands-on service and repair tasks. Written with the needs of current and aspiring technicians in mind, this trusted text will help you master the design, construction, troubleshooting techniques, and procedures necessary for a successful industry career.

Author Biography

Jack Erjavec has become a fixture in the automotive textbook publishing world. He has decades of experience as a technician, educator, author, and editor, and has authored or co-authored more than 30 automotive textbooks and training manuals. Erjavec holds a master's degree in vocational and technical education from Ohio State University, and he spent twenty years at Columbus State Community College as an instructor and administrator. A long-time affiliate of the North American Council of Automotive Teachers, he also served as executive vice-president for the organization and spent several years on its board of directors. Erjavec is also associated with ATMC, SAE, ASA, ATRA, AERA, and other automotive professional associations. Ken Pickerill is a Certified Master Automotive Technician (with ASE Area L1 and X1) and an instructor at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. Mr. Pickerill was a technician for 22 years before entering the training field, and he has more than 40 years of technical and teaching experience. He received his M.S. degree in career and technical education from Indiana State University.

Table of Contents

Classroom Manual.1. Drive Train Basics.2. Drive Train Theory.3. General Theories of Operation.4. Transmission Electronics. 5. Transmission Designs.6. Torque Converters and Oil Pumps. 7. Hydraulic and Electronic Controls. 8. Gears and Shafts.9. Reaction And Friction Units. 10. Common Automatic Transmissions. Glossary. Index.Shop Manual.1. Safety. 2. Special Tools and Procedures.3. Diagnosis, Maintenance, and Basic Adjustments. 4. Electrical and Electronic System Diagnosis and Service. 5. Rebuilding Transmissions. 6. Torque Converter and Oil Pump Service. 7. General Hydraulic System Service.8. Gear and Shaft Service. 9. Friction And Reaction Unit Service. 10. Rebuilding Common Transmissions. Appendix A: ASE Practice Examination. Appendix B: Automatic Transmission Special Tool Suppliers. Appendix C: Metric Conversions. Glossary. Index.


I feel the students have a great resource for years to come with this edition of the book. Very thorough. Couldn't ask for a better classroom helper.

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Jack Erjavec, Ken Pickerill
Cengage Learning, Inc
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Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles Classroom Manual and Shop Manual
Country of Publication
United States
College/Higher Education