2-8-4 Study of the fundamental theory, maintenance and repair of the automatic transmissions and transaxels including electronic controls. 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 2: Automatic Transmission and Transaxles. This course incorporates substantial " hands on" training. Students will disassemble, inspect, repair, and reassemble an automatic transmission. Diagnostic testing will include usage of a state-of-the-art dynamometer in the Automotive Technology Center. Prerequisites: AT 121 and AT 131.