ASE Test Prep and Study Guide

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/1/2016
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Prepare tomorrow’s automotive professionals for success on the National ASE Certification Tests.

ASE Test Preparation and Study Guide, 2/e covers ASE areas A1-A8, and is designed to help service technicians and students of automotive technology prepare to take the National ASE Certification Tests. Written by a service technician and an automotive instructor—not a technical writer—the Second Edition is updated and expanded to include G1, A9, and L1 test questions and explanations, organized by ASE test area to make studying easier, and includes twice the number of questions on the actual test. The ideal supplement to all automotive technology courses, it covers all topics in one complete text.

Author Biography

Jim Halderman brings a world of experience, knowledge, and talent to his work. His automotive service experience includes working as a flat-rate technician, a business owner, and a professor of automotive technology at a leading U.S. community college for more than 20 years.

He has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Ohio Northern University and a Masters Degree in Education from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Jim holds a U.S. Patent for an electronic transmission control device. He is an ASE certified Master Automotive Technician and is Advanced Engine Performance (L1) ASE certified.

Jim is the author of many automotive textbooks all published by Pearson Education. He has presented numerous technical seminars to national audiences including the California Automotive Teachers (CAT), the Illinois College Automotive Instructor Association (ICAIA), as well as a member and presenter at the North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT).


Jim was also named Regional Teacher of the Year by General Motors Corporation and outstanding alumni of Ohio Northern University. He and his wife, Michelle, live in Dayton, Ohio. They have two children.

Table of Contents

A1-       Engine Repair, Questions and Explanations

A2-       Automatic Transmissions, Questions and Explanations

A3-       Manual Drivetrain and Axles, Questions and Explanations

A4-       Suspension and Steering, Questions and Explanations

A5-       Brakes, Questions and Explanations

A6-       Electrical/Electronic Systems, Questions and Explanations

A7-       Heating and Air Conditioning, Questions and Explanations

A8-       Engine Performance, Questions and Explanations

A9-       Light Vehicle Diesel Engines, Questions and Explanations

G1-       Auto Maintenance and Light Repair, Questions and Explanations

L1-        Advanced Level Engine Performance Specialist, Questions and Explanations

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