Automotive Chassis Systems

Automotive Chassis Systems

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Written by an experienced author, teacher and ASE certified technician, this first edition of Automotive Chassis Systems provides a comprehensive study of automotive chassis systems operation, inspection, troubleshooting, and repair. Braking, Suspension and Steering theory, inspection and service are combined in a one-text format making this the most up-to-date and complete text in this automotive area. The format of the text coincides with the basic methodology used to train technicians in the field. It begins by describing basic concepts, then discusses and demonstrates common chassis systems and completes study by directing the students to reference materials related to specific model types. Thoroughly illustrated and written in a clear concise manner, this text will prove to be a valuable resource for automotive students. (KEY WORDS: AUTOMOTIVE SUSPENSION)
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  • Paperback | 846 pages
  • 215.9 x 274.32 x 33.02mm | 1,610.24g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 0766800016
  • 9780766800014

Table of contents

Introduction to the Chassis. Principles of Braking. Drum Brake Theory. Disc Brake Theory. Parking Brake Theory. Hydraulic System Theory. Power Brake Theory. Anitlock Brake System Theory. Tires - Theory. Wheels - Theory. Wheel Bearings - Theory. Front Wheel Drive Driveshafts - Theory. Front Suspension Types. Rear Suspension Types. Springs. Shock Absorbers. Steering Systems. Chassis Electrical/Electronic Systems. Wheel Alignment - Front and Rear. Brake System Inspection. Wheel Bearing Service. Disc Brake Service. Hydraulic System Service. Power Brake Service. Parking Brake Service. Antilock Brake System Service. Suspension & Steering Diagnosis & Inspection. Tire & Wheel Service. Front Wheel Drive Driveshafts Service. Spring & Absorber Service. Suspension Component Service. Steering System Service. Wheel Alignment - Measuring and Adjusting.
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