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, 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 more

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  • Hardback
  • 216 x 276 x 50mm | 2,862.21g
  • Pearson Canada, Toronto
  • Prentice-Hall (Canada)
  • Scarborough, Canada
  • First Canadian ed
  • 0131248901
  • 9780131248908
  • 942,406

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 Indexshow more