Webinar: Torque converter operation and diagnosis

by | Oct 26, 2021 | 0 comments

The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is hosting a free webinar for service technicians on Thursday, Oct. 28 at 4:00 p.m. ET entitled “Torque Converter Operation and Diagnosis.”

From mechanical energy to hydraulic energy to multiplied mechanical energy, learn to understand the principals of two-way and three-way torque converters.

Niel Speetjens of ZF Aftermarket will detail the functions from fluid flow to lock-up and from start-up to coupling phase. A look inside the operating ZF torque converter will help improve diagnostic skills and help participants understand wear patterns.

After completing this session, the webinar attendees will be able to:

  • Understand the principals about a fluid clutch and torque converter
  • Describe the three components that are used in a torque converter
  • Understand hydro-dynamic fluid flow, torque multiplication stage and coupling stage
  • Understand lock-up clutch operation and regulation
  • Explain common failures and malfunctions in torque converter and lock-up systems

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.

Click here for more information or to register.

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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