This comprehensive, revised resource continues its tradition of providing practicing technicians and students an up-to-date and comprehensive guide to automatic transmission/transaxle powertrain systems. Fundamentals of operation, diagnosis procedures, and service practices develop from the basics to an in-depth and comprehensive level. The detailed presentation of this in-depth source covers hydraulic and electronic controls in implied formats as they are applied to current circuit controls and systems, SAE J 1930 technology and OBD II procedures, as well as the essentials for achieving ASE and NATEF certification.
Preface. Introduction to Automatic Transmissions/Transaxles, the Powertrain, and Safety. Torque Converts. Planetary Gears in Transmissions/Transaxles. Planetary Gear Systems in Automatic Transmissions/Transaxles. Hydraulic Fundamentals. Hydraulic System Fundamentals: Pumps & Valves. Hydraulic Control System: Fundamentals of Operation. Fluids and Seals. Principles of Electronification. Converter Clutch Circuit Controls. Electronic Shift Control Circuits: Principles of Operation. Diagnostic Procedures. Torque Converter Clutch Diagnosis. Electronic Shift Diagnosis. Transmission/Transaxle Removal & Installation. Torque Converter Evaluation. Transmission/Transaxle Disassembly. Transmissions/Transaxle Overhaul Practices. Subassembly Reconditioning. Transmissions/Transaxle Assembly Practices. External Fluid Leaks. Chrysler Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Summaries. Ford Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Summaries. General Motors Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Summaries. Import & Foreign Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Summaries. Appendix A. Glossary of Technical Terms. Index.