Automotive Chassis Systems

Automotive Chassis Systems : Reprint Pkg.

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This revised text covers material necessary for the Suspension and Steering (A4) area of certification as specified by ASE and NATEF The book focuses primarily on problem diagnosis, and diagnostic stories are included throughout to help illustrate how real problems are solved. Topical coverage examines the critical parts of a particular chassis system; their purpose, function, and operation; and how to test and diagnose each system. Readers will greatly benefit from the printed text's many innovations. For example, photo sequences show the important steps in particular chassis maintenance and repair procedures. Complementing the book is an accompanying multimedia CDROM. The CD includes sound, animation, color photos with narration, and the ASE (NATEF) task list for both the Automotive Brakes and the Suspension and Steering ASE areas. Rounding out the comprehensive package is an accompanying worktext that will help instructors and students to apply the material covered to everyday activities. Also included with the book is a coupon entitling the owner to free access to an ASE test preparation site for an extended time period, allowing students to study at their own more

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  • Mixed media product | 500 pages
  • 208.3 x 276.9 x 35.6mm | 1,496.87g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 013079970X
  • 9780130799708

Table of contents

1. Chassis Design, Materials, Fasteners, and Safety. 2. Braking System Principles and Components. 3. Master Cylinders and Hydraulic System Diagnosis and Service. 4. Wheel Bearings and Service. 5. Drum Brake Operation, Diagnosis, and Service. 6. Disc Brake Operation, Diagnosis, and Service. 7. Parking Brake Operation, Diagnosis, and Service. 8. Machining Brake Drums and Rotors. 9. Power Brake Unit Operation, Diagnosis, and Service. 10. ABS Operation, Diagnosis, and Service. 11. Tires and Wheels. 12. Drive Axle Shafts and CV Joints. 13. Steering System Operation, Diagnosis, and Service. 14. Suspension System Operation, Diagnosis, and Service. 15. Alignment Diagnosis and Service. Appendix 1. ASE-Style Sample Test for Brake Systems. Appendix 2. ASE-Style Sample Test for Steering, Suspension and Alignment Systems. Appendix 3. Lug Nut Tightening Torque Chart. Appendix 4. English-Metric (SI) Conversion. Appendix 5. Decimal Equivalents. Appendix 6. Alignment Angle Conversion. Appendix 7. DOT Tire Codes. Appendix 8. "Machine to" Dimension for Drums and Rotors. Answers to Even-Numbered ASE Certification-Type Questions. Glossary. more

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