3-4-4 Study of the fundamental design, theory, maintenance and repair of manual transmissions, manual transaxles, driveline couplings and differentials. Emphasis is placed upon subject matter recommended by industry through the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). This course is designed to help prepare students for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification exam in group 3: Manual Drive Train and Axles. This course is a prerequisite for AT 241: Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles, and incorporates substantial " hands on" training with both demonstrator units and customer vehicles utilizing state-of-the-art equipment in the Automotive Technology Center. Prereq: AT 100 (may be taken concurrently).