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Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxles
CDX Master Automotive Technician Series

Author(s): Keith Santini
Kirk VanGelder
  • ISBN-13: 9781284122039
  • Paperback    838 pages      © 2018
Price: $89.95 US List
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Automotive Automatic Transmission and Transaxles, published as part of the CDX Master Automotive Technician Series, provides students with an in-depth introduction to diagnosing, repairing, and rebuilding transmissions of all types. Utilizing a “strategy-based diagnostics” approach, this book helps students master technical trouble-shooting in order to address the problem correctly on the first attempt.

  • Outcome focused with clear objectives, assessments, and seamless coordination with task sheets
  • Introduces transmission design and operation, electronic controls, torque converters, gears and shafts, reaction and friction units, and manufacturer types
  • Equips students with tried-and-true techniques for use with complex shop problems
  • Combines the latest technology for computer-controlled transmissions with traditional skills for hydraulic transmissions
  • Filled with pictures and illustrations that aid comprehension, as well as real-world examples that put theory into practice
  • Offers instructors an intuitive, methodical course structure and helpful support tools

With complete coverage of this specialized topic, this book prepares students for MAST certification and the full range of transmission problems they will encounter afterward as a technician.

About CDX Master Automotive Technician Series

Organized around the principles of outcome-based education, CDX offers a uniquely flexible and in-depth program which aligns learning and assessments into one cohesive and adaptable learning system. Used in conjunction with CDX MAST Online, CDX prepares students for professional success with media-rich integrated solutions. The CDX Automotive MAST Series will cover all eight areas of ASE certification.

Applicable Courses

Designed for courses in Automotive Automatic Transmissions

1  Strategy-Based Diagnostics
2  Safety
3  Basic Tools and Precision Measuring
4  Fasteners and Thread Repair
5  Vehicle, Customer, and Service Information
6  Automatic Transmission Fundamentals
7  Transmission Components
8  Hydraulic Fundamentals
9  Torque Converter Principles
10  Hydraulically Controlled Transmission
11  Electronically Controlled Transmission
12  In-Vehicle Transmission Repairs
13  Transmission Removal
14  Transmission Disassembly
15  Hydraulic System Rebuilding
16  Gear Train Rebuild
17  Valve Body and Electric Service
18  Transmission Reassembly
19  Transmission Reinstallation
20  Dual Clutch Transmissions
21  CVT Transmissions
22  Hybrid Transmissions
23  Honda Transmissions
24  Chrysler 6 Speed 62TE Transmission
25  6T40 6F35 Transmission
26  ZF 9HP Chrysler 948TE Transmission
27  Ford 6R60 / ZF6HP26
28  Allison 1000 and 2000 Series Transmissions

Keith Santini

Keith Santini is Automotive Coordinator for the MAST-certified program at Addison Trail High School, Illinois, as well as an ASE Advanced Level Specialist. He has taught automotive technology at the high school and college level for the last 18 years and has worked in the automotive industry for the last 25 years. He has also worked in independent repair facilities and as a consultant helping shop technicians with diagnostic problems.

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Kirk VanGelder

Kirk T. VanGelder is a Certified Automotive Technology Instructor at Cascadia Technical Academy, in Vancouver, Washington. With over 30 years of teaching experience at the high school and college level, Kirk encourages students to think critically, learn how to ask questions of themselves, and then search out the answers. In addition to Fundamentals of Automotive Technology: Principles and Practice, he is the author of Fundamentals of Maintenance and Light Repair. He is passionate about helping students understand the science behind automotive technology so that they can continuously embrace emerging systems and technologies in the quickly changing automotive industry.

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