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Job Description:

  • 1) Repairs manual and automatic transmissions in automobiles, buses, trucks, and other automotive vehicles: Raises automotive vehicle, using jacks or hoists, and removes transmission, using mechanic's handtools.

  • 2) Disassembles transmission unit and replaces broken or worn parts, such as bands, gears, seals, and valves.

  • 3) Adjusts pumps, bands, and gears as required, using wrenches.

  • 4) Installs repaired transmission and fills it with specified fluid.

  • 5) Adjusts operating linkage and tests operation on road.

  • 6) May adjust carburetor.

  • 7) May verify idle speed of motor, using equipment, such as tachometer, making required adjustments.

  • 8) May specialize in repair of automatic transmissions and be designated Automatic-Transmission Mechanic.




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DOT:   620.281-062

Job Number: 11409