# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Diesel Equipment Technology III Task 102921871

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Inspect operation of automated mechanical transmission and manual electronic shift controls, shift, range and splitter solenoids, shift motors, indicators, speed and range sensors, electronic/transmission control units (ECU/TCU), neutral/in gear and reverse switches, and wiring harnesses.


Inspection should include
  • following original equipment manufacturer (OEM) guidelines for proper troubleshooting steps
  • test driving unit to verify proper operation.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How would you verify faults in an automated transmission?
  • Would low voltage cause shifting/performance issues?
  • How would a short to ground affect voltage?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will read and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical-thinking questions before, during, and after reading texts.
  2. Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  3. Analyze two or more texts addressing the same topic to identify authors’ purposes and determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Identify false premises in persuasive writing.
  6. Draw conclusions and make inferences about explicit and implied information, using textual support.