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Transmission Tester

Test assembled motor vehicle transmissions.

What does a Transmission Tester do?

Tests assembled motor vehicle transmissions under simulated operating conditions to detect malfunctioning: Lifts transmission onto testing fixture, using hoist. Flushes gears with oil. Attaches transmission shaft to engine. Starts engine and depresses pedal to engage gears in transmission. Varies engine speeds and shifts gears to test each gear combination. Listens to sounds of gears meshing at different speeds and feels smoothness of gears shifting to detect malfunction. Prepares reports of test results.