TechOne

TechOne : Suspension & Steering

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Achieve the complete understanding of suspension and steering systems necessary to diagnose, service, and repair today's automobiles! TechOne: Suspension and Steering examines such need-to-know topics as tires and wheels, axle bearings, springs, shocks, struts, suspension and steering systems, power steering, wheel alignment, and more. Information has been organized into smaller, easy-to-digest chapters and includes the latest developments in suspension and steering technology to guide readers to proficiency in every NATEF task in this certification area.
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  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 216 x 276 x 22mm | 1,020.59g
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 0766811662
  • 9780766811669
  • 2,262,106

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SECTION 1: SAFETY AND COMMUNICATION Safe Work Practices Measuring Systems, Fasteners, and Measuring Tools Tools of the Trade Working as a Suspension and Steering Specialist SECTION 2: BASIC THEORIES AND SERVICES Basic Electrical Theory Basic Electrical Service Suspension and Steering Systems Basic Theories General Suspension and Steering System Diagnosis SECTION 3: TIRES AND WHEELS Wheels Tires Diagnosis of Tire Problems Tire and Wheel Service Balancing Tire and Wheel Assemblies SECTION 4: WHEEL AND AXLE BEARINGS Wheel Bearings Diagnosis of Bearing Problems Front-Wheel-Drive (FWD) Drive Axles Diagnosis and Servicing FWD Drive Axles Servicing Non-Drive Axle Bearings Servicing Drive Axle Bearings SECTION 5: SPRINGS, SHOCKS, AND STRUTS Springs Shocks and Struts Shock and Struct Diagnosis Spring Service Shock and Strut Service SECTION 6: SUSPENSION SYSTEMS Frames Front Suspensions Rear Suspensions Computer-Controlled Suspension Systems Front Suspension Diagnosis Front Suspension Service Rear Suspension Service Electronic Suspension Service SECTION 7: STEERING SYSTEMS Steering Columns and Linkages Manual Steering Gears Steering Systems Diagnosis Air Bag Service Steering Column and Linkage Service Recirulating Ball Steering Gear Service Rack-And-Pinion Steering Service Four-Wheel Steering Systems SECTION 8: POWER STEERING Power Steering Designs Power Steering Pumps Electronic Steering Systems General Diagnosis and Service of Power Steering Systems Pump Diagnosis and Service Recirculating Ball Power Steering Service Rac-And-Pinion Power Steering Service Diagnosis and Service of Electronic Steering SECTION 9: WHEEL ALIGNMENT Alignment Geometry Pre-Alignment Diagnosis Four Wheel Alignment Appendices Appendix A: Ase Practice Exam For Suspension And Steering Systems Appendix B: Natef Correlations Appendix C: Uscs And Metric Conversions Appendix D: Fractions Of Inches To Decimal And Metric Equivalents Appendix E: General Torque Specifications Bilingual Glossary Index
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Table of contents

Section 1: Safety And Communication Safe Work Practices Measuring Systems, Fasteners, and Measuring Tools Tools of the Trade Working as a Suspension and Steering Speacialist Section 2: Basic Theories And Services Basic Electrical Theory Basic Electrical Service Suspension and Steering Systems Basic Theories General Suspension and Steering System Diagnosis Section 3: Tires And Wheels Wheels Tires Diagnosis of Tire Problems Tire and Wheel Service Balancing Tire and Wheel Assemblies Section 4: Wheel And Axle Bearings Wheel Bearings Diagnosis of Bearing Problems Front-Wheel-Drive (FWD) Drive Axles Diagnosis and Servicing FWD Drive Axles Servicing Non-Drive Axle Bearings Servicing Drive Axle Bearings Section 5: Springs, Shocks, And Struts Springs Shocks and Struts Shock and Struct Diagnosis Spring Service Shock and Strut Service Section 6: Suspension Systems Frames Front Suspensions Rear Suspensions Computer-Controlled Suspension Systems Front Suspension Diagnosis Front Suspension Service Rear Suspension Service Electronic Suspension Service Section 7: Steering Systems Steering Columns and Linkages Manual Steering Gears Steering Systems Diagnosis Air Bag Service Steering Column and Linkage Service Recirulating Ball Steering Gear Service Rack-And-Pinion Steering Service Four-Wheel Steering Systems Section 8: Power Steering Power Steering Designs Power Steering Pumps Electronic Steering Systems General Diagnosis and Service of Power Steering Systems Pump Diagnosis and Service Recirculating Ball Power Steering Service Rac-And-Pinion Power Steering Service Diagnosis and Service of Electronic Steering Section 9: Wheel Alignment Alignment Geometry Pre-Alignment Diagnosis Four Wheel Alignment Appendices Appendix A: Ase Practice Exam For Suspension And Steering Systems Appendix B: Natef Correlations Appendix C: Uscs And Metric Conversions Appendix D: Fractions Of Inches To Decimal And Metric Equivalents Appendix E: General Torque Specifications Bilingual Glossary Index
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About Jack Erjavec

Jack Erjavec has become a fixture in the automotive textbook publishing world. He has decades of experience as a technician, educator, author, and editor, and has authored or co-authored more than 30 automotive textbooks and training manuals. Erjavec holds a master's degree in vocational and technical education from Ohio State University, and he spent twenty years at Columbus State Community College as an instructor and administrator. A long-time affiliate of the North American Council of Automotive Teachers, he also served as executive vice-president for the organization and spent several years on its board of directors. Erjavec is also associated with ATMC, SAE, ASA, ATRA, AERA, and other automotive professional associations.
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