Based on the premise that simple problems should always be checked first, this practical, hands-on book/CD-ROM/worktext package introduces the diagnosis and troubleshooting of automotive engine control systems. It serves users as a single source for information on digital storage oscilloscopes, fuel injection and ignition system diagnoses, five-gas exhaust analysis, emission testing, and morewith a very technical but easy-to-read and understand presentation. Specific chapter topics cover the diagnostic process; diagnostic trouble code retrieval; technical service bulletins and scan tool data; digital multimeters and digital storage oscilloscopes; advanced starting and charging systems diagnosis; ignition system diagnosis; engine fuels and driveability diagnosis; advanced computer sensor diagnosis; computerized carburetor diagnosis; advanced electronic fuel-injection diagnosis; emission control device diagnosis; five-gas exhaust analysis; engine condition diagnosis; and symptom-based diagnosis. For automotive service technicians.
Table of Contents
1. The Diagnostic Process. 2. Diagnostic Trouble Code Retrieval. 3. Technical Service Bulletins and Scan Tool Data. 4. Digital Multimeters and Digital Storage Oscilloscopes. 5. Advanced Starting and Charging Systems Diagnosis. 6. Ignition System Diagnosis. 7. Engine Fuels and Driveability Diagnosis. 8. Advanced Computer Sensor Diagnosis. 9. Computerized Carburetor Diagnosis. 10. Advanced Electronic Fuel-Injection Diagnosis. 11. Emission Control Device Diagnosis. 12. Five-Gas Exhaust Analysis. 13. Engine Condition Diagnosis. 14. Symptom-Based Diagnosis. Answers to Even-Numbered ASE Certification-Type Questions. Appendix 1. Sample ASE Engine Performance (A8) Certification Test. Appendix 2. Sample ASE Advanced Level (L1) Engine Performance Certification Test. Appendix 3. Temperature Conversion Chart for Reid Vapor Pressure Testing. Glossary. Index.