Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology : Principles, Diagnosis and Service, First Canadian Edition

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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, and prepares students for the Red Seal examination leading to 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 workplace.
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Product details

  • Hardback
  • 216 x 276 x 50mm | 2,862.21g
  • Prentice-Hall (Canada)
  • Scarborough, Canada
  • 0131248901
  • 9780131248908
  • 1,010,552

Table of contents

SECTION 1: INTRODUCTION Chapter 1: The Automotive Service Industry

Chapter 2: Tools, Fasteners, and Safety

Chapter 3: Preventative Maintenance and Service Procedures



SECTION 2: ENGINE REPAIR

Chapter 4: Engine Operation, Parts, and Specifications

Chapter 5: Engine Condition Diagnosis

Chapter 6: Engine Disassembly, Cleaning, and Crack Detection

Chapter 7: Cooling and Lubrication Systems

Chapter 8: Cylinder Heads and Valves

Chapter 9: Camshafts, Valve Trains, Intake and Exhaust Systems

Chapter 10: Pistons, Rings, and Connecting Rods

Chapter 11: Engine Blocks, Crankshafts, and Bearings

Chapter 12: Engine Assembly and Installation



SECTION 3: ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS

Chapter 13: Electrical and Electronic Principles and Circuits

Chapter 14: Meters, Scopes, Wiring, and Schematics

Chapter 15: Batteries and Battery Testing

Chapter 16: Cranking System Operation, Diagnosis, and Service

Chapter 17: Charging Circuit Operation, Diagnosis and Service

Chapter 18: Lighting and Signalling Circuit Operation and Diagnosis

Chapter 19: Dash Instruments Operation and Diagnosis

Chapter 20: Accessory Circuits Operations and Diagnosis

Chapter 21: Audio System Operation and Diagnosis



SECTION 4: HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING

Chapter 22: Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Principles

Chapter 23: Heating and Air Conditioning Diagnosis and Service



SECTION 5: ENGINE PERFORMANCE

Chapter 24: Ignition System Operation, Diagnosis, and Service

Chapter 25: Computers and Sensor Operation, Diagnosis and Service

Chapter 26: Computers and On-Board Diagnostics

Chapter 27: Engine Fuels and Combustion

Chapter 28: Computerized Carburetor Operation, Diagnosis and Service

Chapter 29: Gasoline and Diesel Fuel-Injection Operation, Diagnosis and Service

Chapter 30: Emission Control Device Operation, Diagnosis and Service

Chapter 31: Engine Performance Diagnosis and Testing



SECTION 6: BRAKES

Chapter 32: Brake System Principles and Operation

Chapter 33: Master Cylinders and the Hydraulic System

Chapter 34: Wheel Bearings and Service

Chapter 35: Drum Brake Operation, Diagnosis and Service

Chapter 36: Disc Brake Operation, Diagnosis and Service

Chapter 37: Machining Brake Drums and Rotors

Chapter 38: Power-Assisted Brakes

Chapter 39: Antilock Brakes



SECTION 7: SUSPENSION AND STEERING

Chapter 40: Tires and Wheels

Chapter 41: Steering System Diagnosis and Service

Chapter 42: Suspension System Diagnosis and Service

Chapter 43: Wheel Alignment Principles, Diagnosis and Service



SECTION 8: MANUAL DRIVE TRAINS AND AXLES

Chapter 44: Clutches

Chapter 45: Manual Transmissions/Transaxles

Chapter 46: Drive Shafts and CV Joints

Chapter 47: Differentials

Chapter 48: Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive



SECTION 9: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES

Chapter 49: Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Principles

Chapter 50: Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Diagnosis and Service



Answers to Even-Numbered End-of-Chapter Red Seal Certification Type Questions



APPENDICES (Sample Red Seal Certification Tests)

1 Engine Repair (A1)

2 Automatic Transmission/Transaxle (A2)

3 Manual Drive Train and Axles (A3)

4 Suspension and Steering (A4)

5 Brakes (A5)

6 Electrical/Electronic Systems (A6)

7 Heating and Air Conditioning (A7)

8 Engine Performance (A8)

9 NATEF Task Lists



Glossary

Index
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