Chapter 16 - Videos


The engine can provide all the power in the world, but if it isn’t transferred to the wheels the vehicle will not move. Automobiles need to perform equally well under a variety of loads. The transfer of power needs to accommodate the conditions on the highway, the weight of the vehicle and its passengers, and the performance desired to accelerate. Today’s automobile buyers can choose between rear-wheel, front-wheel, four-wheel, or all-wheel drivetrains.

Automatic transmission servicing

Subaru Symmetrical AWD Test
(Subaru of Puyallup)


Bosch Continuously Variable Transmission
(Bosch Mobility Solutions)

How Clutches Work

How powertrain and transmission systems work

New Generation CVT
(Nissan Newsroom)

Dynamic Torque Vectoring

Electronic Limited Slip Differential Technology​
(Dana Inc.)

How a Torque Converter Works
(Holley Performance)

8 Speed Automatic Transmission
(Toyota Canada)

How to Change Transmission Fluid

Transmission Technologies

These videos are embedded from YouTube and have been organized to support content learned in the Auto Upkeep curriculum. Even though the videos have been screened, due to the nature of the Internet students may navigate from the intended video to unanticipated content. It is also possible that the video maker may edit the video that is embedded. If this site is used in an educational institution it is recommended that the instructor review the videos before sending students to them.

If you would like to view additional videos from the video maker, the video’s YouTube Channel link is in parentheses ( ) after the title. and do not endorse any YouTube Channel listed. The videos were embedded to help you understand basic car care, maintenance, repair, and how cars work.

If you find additional YouTube videos that you believe would support the content in the Auto Upkeep curriculum, please email us the YouTube link.