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S3 Power Train Systems

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Powershift transmission systems operation testing and adjusting are covered in a Caterpillar medium size loader and crawler tractor. Oil flow through the steering, brakes, pressure control, and torque converter are covered, and practical testing and analysis of results are completed in shop practical testing.


Heavy Duty Technician Certification is required. Students must provide their own safety glasses, steel toed footwear, hard hats and fire retardant coveralls with reflective stripe.


After completion of the course, the participant will be able to understand:

  • Identify components and explain the function of basic transmission valves.
  • Explain the operation of a basic planetary transmission.
  • Identify clutch materials and explain handling precautions.
  • Identify torque converter components and explain their operation.
  • Complete a torque converter stall test and analyze the results.
  • Safely complete transmission system pressure testing and analysis of the results.

Successful completion of a written or online examination with a passing grade of 80%.

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