Webinar: Subaru CVT transmissions

by | Oct 29, 2021 | 0 comments

The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is hosting a free webinar for service technicians on Tuesday, Nov. 2 at 4:00 p.m. ET entitled “Subaru CVT Transmissions – What Makes a Subaru a Subaru.”

Mark Lambrecht with Subaru of America will provide insight into CVT operation and diagnosis, including:

  • Transmission types and applications
  • Identification and nomenclature – TR580 and TR690
  • Maintenance intervals – fluid application
  • Ratio coverage and shift strategy
  • Subaru Chain technology vs. belt technology
  • Layout and power flow
  • Differences between TR580 and TR690 transfer gears
  • Forward/reverse clutch mechanism differences between TR580 and TR690
  • Location of the control valve body in both the TR580 and TR690 CVT
  • The difference in power flow between a TR580 and TR690
  • Operation of the transfer clutch
  • Location of the CVT automatic transmission sensors/switches
  • Operation of solenoids, clutches and ratio change
  • Failsafe states of each solenoid
  • General diagnosis

After registering, a confirmation email will be sent containing information about joining the webinar.

Those who are not sure if they can attend are encouraged to register as they will receive a follow-up email with details on how to attend a recorded session, if available.

For more information or to register, click here.

About the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

Established in 1972 as a non-profit organization, the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is a driving force in the transportation industry.

As an independent third party, ASE upholds and promotes high standards of service and repair through the assessment, certification and credentialing of current and future industry professionals, and the prestigious ASE Blue Seal logo identifies professionals who possess the essential knowledge and skills to perform with excellence.

Today, there are approximately 250,000 ASE Certified professionals at work in dealerships, independent shops, collision repair shops, auto parts stores, fleets, schools, and colleges.

For more information about ASE, visit www.ase.com.

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