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    Erie Community College
  Feb 17, 2018
Spring 2018 Catalog

AU 123 - Ford ASSET Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles Lab

Credit Hours: 2

Application of theoretical and practical aspects of preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, overhaul and repair of Ford Motor Company automobiles and light trucks.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of the course the student will be able to:

  • identify transmission/transaxle applications and types through the use of service manuals and codes. Competency will be base on lab performance and a practical test;
  • demonstrate proper procedures for flushing transmission and/or transaxle cooling systems on Ford Motor Co. vehicles. Competency will be based on lab performance and activities;
  • perform pressure test(s) and electrical scan tool checks for transmission/transaxle on Ford/L/M vehicles;
  • completely disassemble, inspect and reassemble a RWD Transmission, FWD transaxle, both hydraulic and electronically controlled and show proper rebuilding procedures;
  • demonstrate the proper OASIS and IDS diagnostic procedures related to Ford Motor Company automatic transmissions and transaxles;
  • identify and show the proper use of the special tools, dial indicators, micrometers and feeler gauges needed to evaluate and overhaul automatic transmissions and transaxles. Competency will be based on lab activities; and
  • perform internal and external adjustments as applicable to certain transmissions/transaxles. Competency will be based on lab activities and performance.

Concurrent Registration: AU 122
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