ASE A3 Manual Drive Train and Axles

36. A manual transmission jumps out of gear during acceleration. Technician A says loose shift linkage will result in this condition. Technician B says worn motor mounts cause a transmission to slip out of gear while accelerating. Who is correct?

  • A. Technician A
  • B. Technician B
  • C. Both A and B
  • D. Neither A or B

36.

Answer A is wrong. Loose or worn internal or external shift linkage, grommets, or a bent cable will cause the vehicle to slip out of gear.

Answer B is wrong. Broken or damaged motor mounts can cause misalignment.

Answer C is correct. Both technicians are correct.

Answer D is wrong. Both technicians are correct.

37. Two technicians are discussing a synchronizer assembly in a three speed manual transmission. Technician A says the splines on a synchronizer clutch sleeve should be pointed. Technician B says the teeth on a synchronizer sleeve and ring should be smooth and rounded. Who is correct?

  • A. Technician A
  • B. Technician B
  • C. Both A and B
  • D. Neither A or B

37.

Answer A is correct. The splines on the clutch sleeve should be pointed.

Answer B is wrong. The teeth on the synchronizer sleeve and ring should be sharp and pointed.

Answer C is wrong. Technician A is correct.

Answer D is wrong. Technician A is correct.

38. A vehicle has a vibration while driving forward that increases with vehicle speed. The LEAST likely cause of this condition is:

  • A. Undercoating on the driveshaft.
  • B. Worn U-joints.
  • C. The limited slip clutch.
  • D. An unbalanced tire.

38.

Answer A is wrong. Undercoating on the driveshaft will cause vibration as speed increases.

Answer B is wrong. Worn U-joints will cause vibration as speed increases.

Answer C is correct. Limited slip differential clutches have most of their problems like a shudder or chatter while cornering.

Answer D is wrong. An unbalanced tire would cause a vibration as speed increases.

39. Two technicians are discussing flywheel resurfacing. Technician A says a mark should be placed on the flywheel and the crankshaft before removal. Technician B says if too much surface is removed from the flywheel, damage will occur to the release bearing. Who is correct?

  • A. Technician A
  • B. Technician B
  • C. Both A and B
  • D. Neither A or B

39.

Answer A is correct. A mark should be placed on the flywheel/crankshaft before removal.

Answer B is wrong. If too much surface is removed from the flywheel damage would occur to the clutch disc springs.

Answer C is wrong. Technician A is correct.

Answer D is wrong. Technician A is correct.

40. A squeal is heard from the clutch housing only when the clutch pedal is depressed completely to the floor. Technician A says this could be worn counter shaft bearings. Technician B says the squeal is from a faulty pilot bearing. Who is correct?

  • A. Technician A
  • B. Technician B
  • C. Both A and B
  • D. Neither A or B

40.

Answer A is wrong. Counter shaft bearings would make a noise whenever the transmission is operating.

Answer B is correct. A worn pilot bearing will make the most noise when the pedal is completely depressed and the transmission's input shaft and the engine's crankshaft are rotating at different speeds.

Answer C is wrong. Technician B is correct.

Answer D is wrong. Technician B is correct.

ASE A3 Manual Transmission Quiz
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