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Use safe working practices when working on vehicle transmission systems
Know vehicle transmission layouts
Identify vehicle transmission layouts as:
• Front engine front wheel drive
• Front engine rear wheel drive
• Mid engine rear wheel drive
• Front engine four wheel drive
Know the units of a manual transmission system
Identify the location of the clutch, gearbox and final drive on a vehicle.
Know the units of an automatic transmission system
Identify the location of the torque converter, gear box and final drive on a vehicle
Know the components of a manual clutch assembly
Identify, from samples, the main components of a manual clutch assembly as:
• clutch plate
• cover assembly
• thrust bearing
Correctly assemble and align a manual clutch assembly onto an engine flywheel
Know how manual and automatic transmission systems are lubricated
Identify from appropriate data the lubricants used in manual transmission systems
Identify from appropriate data the lubricant used in automatic transmission systems
Perform a check and top up lubricant level/s in a manual transmission system
Be aware of environmental considerations
Demonstrate appropriate ways to dispose of waste products in accordance with environmental guidance.