How To Test, Analyze, and Diagnose 3-Phase Transmissions and Drive Units

Course #AOD3PMGU003

 Recommended Prerequisites:

High Voltage Safety and PPE (#AODHVS010)

High Voltage Vehicle Safety Systems (#AODHVVSS001)

Introduction to Hybrid Electric Vehicle Systems (#AODIHEV011)


Course Length: Five 1-hour Video Modules

Instructor: Dr. Mark Quarto

  • Digital Course Handbooks Included (1 per module)
  • Supplemental Material (1 guide)
  • Learning Assessments (1 quiz per module)
  • Certificate of Completion (1 per completed quiz)


Course Overview

Knowing how to test Permanent Magnet and Induction Motor-Generator units is one of the core analysis and diagnostics performed by a technician on a Hybrid or Electric vehicle to solve a customer complaint.  This series will concentrate only on how motors and generators fail and how to test them using test various testing tools and methods that are based on motor-generator testing standards. Ford, GM, Honda, Hyundai, Lexus, Toyota and other popular products are featured in this course.

At the conclusion of this series the technician will know how motor-generator units fail, how to identify the failures using visual, audio, and special testing tools.  It is highly recommended that a technician complete the online training series on Permanent Magnet and Induction motor-generator units before taking this series.


Course Outline

Part 1: How Electric Motors and Generators Fail (Failure Modes)

Part 2: Testing Methods for Electric Motors and Generators

Part 3: Testing Methods for Electric Motors and Generators (Continued

Part 4: Testing Methods for Electric Motors and Generators (Continued)

Part 5: Encoder/Resolver Speed & Position Sensor Scan Tool and Scope Diagnostics


This course is recommended for: Automotive Technicians and Automotive Service Business Owners

Related Courses: 3-Phase Regenerative Braking Systems (#AOD3PRB009)

                                    High Voltage Wire & Cable Systems (#AOD3HVWCS017)


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