Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology : Principles, Diagnosis, and Service

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For courses in Automotive Principles, Service, and/or Mechanics.This comprehensive text provides a general introduction to the discipline of automotive service, then guides students through the eight areas of ASE certification. Its unique emphasis is on diagnosis; diagnostic stories and tech tips are included throughout to help illustrate how real problems are solved. Each new topic covers the parts involved plus the purpose, function, and operation, as well as how to test and diagnose each system. It accurately reflects the information and skills needed in today's more

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  • Hardback | 1344 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 55.88mm | 2,902.98g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130994537
  • 9780130994530
  • 1,692,287

Table of contents

(NOTE: Each chapter starts with objectives, and ends with a summary, review questions, and ASE Certification-type questions.) 1. The Automotive Service Industry. 2. Tools, Fasteners, and Safety. 3. Preventative Maintenance and Service Procedures. 4. Engine Operation, Parts, and Specifications. 5. Engine Condition Diagnosis. 6. Engine Disassembly, Cleaning, and Crack Detection. 7. Cooling and Lubrication Systems. 8. Cylinder Heads and Valves. 9. Camshafts and Valve Trains. 10. Pistons, Rings, and Connecting Rods. 11. Engine Blocks, Crankshafts, and Bearings. 12. Engine Assembly and Installation. 13. Electrical and Electronic Principles and Circuits. 14. Meters, Scopes, Wiring, and Schematics. 15. Batteries and Battery Testing. 16. Cranking System Operation, Diagnosis, and Service. 17. Charging Circuit Operation, Diagnosis, and Service. 18. Lighting and Signaling Circuit Operation and Diagnosis. 19. Dash Instruments Operation and Diagnosis. 20. Accessory Circuits Operation and Diagnosis. 21. Audio System Operation and Diagnosis Principles. 22. Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning. 23. Heating and Air Conditioning Diagnosis and Service. 24. Ignition System Operation, Diagnosis, and Service. 25. Computers and On-Board Diagnostics. 26. Computer Sensor Operation, Diagnosis, and Service. 27. Engine Fuels and Combustion. 28. Computerized Carburetor Operation, Diagnosis, and Service. 29. Electronic Fuel-Injection Operation, Diagnosis, and Service. 30. Emission Control Device Operation, Diagnosis, and Service. 31. Engine Performance Diagnosis and Testing. 32. Brake System Principles and Operation. 33. Master Cylinders and the Hydraulic System. 34. Wheel Bearings and Service. 35. Drum Brake Operation, Diagnosis, and Service. 36. Disc Brake Operation, Diagnosis, and Service. 37. Machining Brake Drums and Rotors. 38. Power-Assisted Brakes. 39. Antilock Brakes. 40. Tires and Wheels. 41. Steering System Diagnosis and Service. 42. Suspension System Diagnosis and Service. 43. Wheel Alignment Principles, Diagnosis, and Service. 44. Clutches. 45. Manual Transmissions/Transaxles. 46. Drive Shafts and CV Joints. 47. Differentials. 48. Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive. 49. Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Principles. 50. Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Diagnosis, and more

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