Today's Technician

Today's Technician : Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems

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Today's Technician: Automotive Suspension and Steering, 3E continues to strike the perfect balance between theory and practice. The new edition of this tightly coordinated Classroom/Shop Manual package is guaranteed to guide users to the expertise they need to diagnosis and service suspension and steering systems on today's cars, SUVs, and light-duty trucks. Unmatched for completeness, this edition now offers opportunities to explore the latest advancements in suspension and steering technology, including: run-flat tires, shock absorber mountings on SUVs, the effect of 42V electrical systems on power steering pumps, electronic power and four-wheel steering systems, and new wheel alignment procedures. Shop safety, including procedures for handling hazardous waste, is stressed. Cautions and warnings also appear at strategic points to reinforce the importance of following safe working procedures, while case studies and practical customer care tips play an important role in linking must-know theory to the real-life practices of today's professional, ASE-certified technicians.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 240.8 x 256 x 48mm | 2,050.26g
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0766859983
  • 9780766859982

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This classroom manual/shop manual text package is designed to guide students in learning to diagnose and service suspensions and steering systems on cars, SUVs and light-duty trucks. This third edition reflects the latest advances in suspension and steering technology, including flat-run tires, shock absorber mountings on SUVs, and new wheel alignment procedures. Shop safety, including handling of hazardous waste, is stressed. The classroom manual includes chapter summaries, review questions, key terms, and marginal notes. The wire spiral-bound shop manual contains step-by-step photo sequences, professional service tips, ASE-style questions, and three-hole punched and perforated job sheets for use as exercises. The author works in automotive training. - SciTech Book News March 2003
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Table of contents

CM TOC Safety. Basic Theories. Wheel Bearings. Tires and Wheels. Shock Absorbers. Front Suspension Systems. Rear Suspension Systems. Computer-Controlled Suspension Systems. Steering Columns and Steering Linkage Mechanisms. Power Steering Pumps. Recirculating Ball Steering Gears. Rack and Pinion Steering Gears. Four Wheel Steering Systems. Frames and Frame Damage. Four Wheel Alignment, Par I. Four Wheel Alignment, Part II SM TOC Photo Sequences. Job Sheets Contents. Preface. Tools and Safety. Typical Shop Procedures. Wheel Bearing and Seal Service. Wheel and Tire Servicing and Balancing. Shock Absorber and Strut Diagnosis and Service. Front Suspension System Service. Rear Suspension Service. Computer-Controlled Suspension System Service. Steering Column and Linkage Diagnosis and Service. Power Steering and Pump Diagnosis and Service. Recirculating Ball Steering Gear Diagnosis. Rack and Pinion Steering Gear Diagnosis and Service. Electronic Four Wheel Steering Service and Diagnosis. Frame Diagnosis and Service. Four Wheel Alignment Procedure. Four Wheel Alignment Adjustments
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