Automotive Engine Performance

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/16/2013
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Automotive Engine Performance, Fourth Edition,provides complete coverage of the parts, operation, design, and troubleshooting of automotive engines. Real examples and full color images throughout the text offer readers a practical approach to the diagnosis and repair of the NATEF tasks for the Automotive Engine Performance Systems (A8) content area. Thoroughly revised and updated, the fourth edition has been peer reviewed by automotive instructors and experts in the field to ensure technical accuracy. This text is fully integrated with MyAutomotiveKitan online resource for instructors and students that provides time-saving help for homework, quizzing, testing, multimedia activities, and videos. For more information:http://www.myautomotivekit.com.

Table of Contents

  1. Service Information, Tools, and Safety


  1. Environmental and Hazardous Materials
  2. Gasoline Engine Operation, Parts, and Specifications
  3. Diesel Engine Operation and Diagnosis
  4. Gasoline
  5. Alternative Fuels
  6. Diesel and Biodiesel Fuels
  7. Cooling System Operation and Diagnosis
  8. Lubrication System Operation and Diagnosis
  9. Intake and Exhaust Systems
  10. Variable Valve Timing Systems
  11. Turbocharging and Supercharging
  12. Engine Condition Diagnosis
  13. In-Vehicle Engine Service
  14. Advanced Starting and Charging Systems Diagnosis
  15. Ignition System Components and Operation
  16. Ignition System Diagnosis and Service
  17. Computer and Network Fundamentals
  18. Onboard Diagnosis
  19. Temperature Sensors
  20. Throttle Position (TP) Sensors
  21. MAP/BARO Sensors
  22. Mass Air Flow Sensors
  23. Oxygen Sensors
  24. Wide-Band Oxygen Sensors
  25. Fuel Pumps, Lines, and Filters
  26. Fuel-Injection Components and Operation
  27. Gasoline Direct-Injection Systems
  28. Electronic Throttle Control System
  29. Fuel-Injection System Diagnosis and Service
  30. Vehicle Emission Standards and Testing
  31. Emission Control Devices Operation and Diagnosis
  32. Scan Tools and Engine Performance Diagnosis

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