AUTO2512 Driveline Repair

Course Description

This lab course offers the opportunity for students to advance their abilities in the techniques and procedures of diagnosing and repairing driveline failures including automatic transmission and transaxle overhaul.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and perform safety procedures relating to the automotive repair industry.
  • Service and adjust automatic transmissions/transaxles repairing leaks and minor malfunctions including related cooler and electrical circuits using processes, tools and equipment consistent with our industry standards.
  • Access and synthesize information in a timely manner, using pressure gauges, Digital Volt-Ohm Meter (DVOM) and scan tools, air tests, road tests and reference material to accurately diagnose transmission/transaxle failures or problems consistent with industry standards.
  • Remove, repair or rebuild and install an automatic transmission and transaxle consistent with industry standards.
  • Diagnose and repair driveline component failures in automotive and light truck applications, including locking hubs and AWD/4WD electronic control systems using processes, tools and equipment consistent with industry standards.
  • Remove, rebuild and replace a manual transmission/transaxle and transfer case consistent with industry standards.
  • Overhaul a differential consistent with industry standards.
  • Practice pollution preventive procedures involving storage, disposal or recycling of fluids and parts.


Please see eServices for section availability and current pre-req/test score requirements for this course.

3 credits: 0 lecture / presentation, 3 lab, 0 other