Manual Transmissions and Transaxles

Manual Transmissions and Transaxles

by Jack Erjavec

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Overview

The second edition of this best selling title in the Today's Technician series. has all the elements characteristic in the Today's Technician series. The classroom manual provides all necessary theory to understand manual transmission while the shop manual provides hands-on experience. New job sheets have been added to the shop manual to aid in student retention and comprehension. Furthermore, new material has been added to the basics of electricity and electronics as it relates to drive train systems and new coverage of six-speed transmissions, new differential gearing, inertia flywheel systems, shift blocking, and new 4-wheel drive and all-wheel drive systems.
ALSO AVAILABLE
INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS
Instructor's Guide, ISBN: 0-8273-7678-2
Classroom Manager, ISBN: 0-8273-7677-4

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780155548251
Publisher: Cengage Delmar Learning
Publication date: 01/28/1990
Series: Today's Technician Ser.
Pages: 334
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Chapter 1Safety1
Introduction1
Personal Safety1
Fire Hazards and Prevention3
Safe Tools and Equipment5
Accidents5
Hazardous Materials6
Summary8
Review Questions8
Chapter 2Drivetrain Theory11
Introduction11
Engine11
Basic Gear Theory14
Transmission18
Transmission Gears19
Clutch25
Driveline28
Rear Axle Assembly28
Differential Design30
Driving Axles32
Types of Gears33
Gear Wear36
Bearings37
General Maintenance40
Summary40
Review Questions41
Chapter 3Clutches43
Introduction43
Clutch Design43
Clutch Linkages54
Clutch Operation59
Summary61
Review Questions61
Chapter 4Manual Transmissions/Transaxles65
Introduction65
Types of Manual Transmissions/Transaxles67
Synchronizers68
Transmission Designs72
Basic Operation of Manual Transmissions76
Gearshift Linkages84
Basic Transaxle Operation85
Transmissoin and Transaxle Maintenance93
Summary94
Review Questions95
Chapter 5Front Drive Axles99
Introduction99
Drive Axle Construction99
Drive Axles101
CV Joints104
Types of CV Joints105
CV Joint Designs108
Outboard CV Joint Designs108
Inboard CV Joint Designs110
FWD Wheel Bearings113
Maintenance114
Summary115
Review Questions116
Chapter 6Drive Shafts and Universal Joints119
Introduction119
Drive Shaft Construction121
Types of Drive Shafts122
Universal Joints125
Types of Universal Joints129
Maintenance133
Summary133
Review Questions134
Chapter 7Differentials and Drive Axles137
Introduction137
Function and Components139
Differential Operation141
Axle Housings145
Differential Gears148
Differential Bearings152
Transaxle Final Drive Gears and Differential156
Limited Slip Differentials159
Drive Axle Shafts and Bearings165
Maintenance170
Summary170
Review Questions172
Chapter 8Four-Wheel-Drive Systems175
Introduction175
Four-Wheel-Drive Design Variations177
4WD Systems181
Transfer Cases184
Transfer Case Designs191
Locking Hubs194
4WD Suspensions197
Summary201
Review Questions203
Chapter 9Advanced Four-Wheel-Drive Systems207
Introduction223
Operational Modes211
All-Wheel-Drive Systems212
Viscous Couplings216
Newer 4WD Design Variations218
Summary237
Review Questions238
Chapter 10Drivetrain Electrical and Electronic Systems227
Introduction227
Basic Electricity227
Basics of Electronics239
Clutch Safety Switch243
Reverse Lamp Switch244
High Gear Switch245
Upshift Lamp Circuit246
ABS Speed Sensor Circuit246
Shift Blocking248
Electrical Clutches249
Other Electronic Systems250
Summary251
Review Questions253
Appendix255
Glossary257
Index279

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