This book fills the need for technical information that correlates to the National ASE Certification Test and the NATEF Automotive Program Standards for Automotive Content Area A4, (Steering and Suspension). Real world examples help users prepare to take and pass the ASE certification test. Accompanying the book is a multimedia CD-ROM that features sample ASE-type questions with answers. KEY TOPICS: the major emphasis is on diagnosis and troubleshooting automotive steering and suspension systems. Along with ASE content, information is included on drive axle shafts, CV joints, and rear axles. MARKET: for automotive service technicians.
Table of Contents
1. Tools, Fasteners, and Safety. 2. Environmental and Hazardous Materials. 3. Suspension System Components and Operation. 4. Front Suspension and Service. 5. Rear Suspension and Service. 6. Electronic Suspension Systems. 7. Steering Columns and Gears. 8. Steering Linkage and Service. 9. Power-Assisted Steering Operation and Service. 10. Wheels and Tires. 11. Wheel and Tire Service. 12. Wheel Bearings and Service. 13. Drive Axle Shafts and CV Joints. 14. Drive Axle Shafts and CV Joint Service. 15. Wheel Alignment Principles. 16. Alignment Diagnosis and Service. 17. Vibration and Noise Diagnosis and Correction. Appendix 1: Sample Suspension and Steering (A4) ASE Certification Test. Appendix 2: NATEF Correlation Chart. Appendix 3: ASE Correlation Chart. English Language Glossary. Spanish Language Glossary. Index.