Transmission mechanics specialize in repairing manual and automatic transmissions in a variety of vehicles. They know how to use basic mechanic shop equipment and tools such as hoists or lifts, wrenches and ratchets. They also know how to adjust bands, pumps and gears as needed. Transmission mechanics also are able to adjust linkage and fill the transmission with fluids.
Transmission Mechanic Tasks
Communicate with customer service, parts and sales departments.
Diagnose malfunctions using electronic testing equipment.
Diagnose, repair and perform maintenance on automobiles.
Maintain inventory of tools and parts.