MHTT1510 Truck Power Train

Course Description

The truck power train makes it possible to deliver engine power to the vehicle wheels. This course covers theory and operation of all drive system components including manual transmissions, clutches, drivelines and differentials. Other studies include component troubleshooting, repair operations, and preventive maintenance practices.

Student Learning Outcomes

All listed outcomes must be performed to acceptable levels of NATEF Standards.

  • Explain clutch, manual transmission, drive shaft and differential theory of operation.
  • Utilize manufacturers service data to complete power train rebuild and repair procedures.
  • Troubleshoot noise, vibration, and poor performance of truck power train components.
  • Analyze and perform power train preventive maintenance operations.


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

4 credits: 1 lecture / presentation, 3 lab, 0 other