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Automotive Steering, Suspension, and Wheel Alignment Package

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Edition:
3rd
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9780137997190

ISBN10:
0137997191
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Boxed Set
Pub. Date:
1/1/2007
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Prentice Hall
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Summary

For courses in Automotive Steering, Suspension, and Alignment, and Automotive Chassis Systems. Today's automotive repair industry demands knowledge of diagnostic procedures and skill development as never before. Focusing primarily on problem diagnosis, this clear and concise text is packed with examples of practical technical information, ideas, tips, and detailed service techniques. Troubleshooting and typical service problems are explored throughout. Halderman and Mitchell provide all essential material but weed out extraneous topics, and the text's real-world perspective reflects their extensive practical experience.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
Acknowledgments xiv
Chassis Design, Materials, Fasteners, and Safety
1(22)
Objectives
1(1)
Chassis Design
1(2)
Platforms
3(1)
Chassis Materials
4(1)
Threaded Fasteners
5(2)
Basic Tool List
7(5)
Brand Name versus Proper Term
12(1)
Safety Tips for Using Hand Tools
12(1)
Safety Tips for Technicians
12(1)
Safety in Lifting (Hoisting) a Vehicle
13(3)
Hazardous Materials
16(1)
Material Safety Data Sheets
17(1)
Technician Certification
17(1)
Certification in Canada
18(4)
Summary
22(1)
Review Questions
22(1)
ASE Certification-Type Questions
22(1)
Tires and Wheels
23(28)
Objectives
23(1)
Parts of a Tire
23(4)
Tire Molding
27(1)
Tire Valves
27(1)
Older Tire Size Designation
28(1)
Metric Designation
28(3)
Service Description
31(1)
High-Flotation Tire Sizes
31(1)
Load Index and Equivalent Loads
32(1)
Speed Ratings
33(1)
Tire Pressure and Traction
34(1)
Tire Conicity and Ply Steer
34(1)
Vehicle Handling and Tire Slip Angle
35(1)
Rim Width and Tire Size
36(1)
Uniform Tire Quality Grading System
36(1)
All-Season Tire Designation
37(1)
DOT Tire Code
37(1)
Spare Tires
38(1)
Run-Flat Tires
39(1)
Tire Selection Considerations
39(2)
Wheels
41(3)
Unsprung Weight
44(1)
Lug Nuts
45(5)
Summary
50(1)
Review Questions
50(1)
ASE Certification-Type Questions
50(1)
Tire and Wheel Service
51(25)
Objectives
51(1)
Tire Mounting Recommendations
51(2)
Wheel Mounting Torque
53(1)
Tire Rotation
54(2)
Tire Inspection
56(1)
Radial Runout
57(1)
Lateral Runout
58(1)
Tire Balancing
59(5)
Replacement Wheels
64(1)
Tire Repair
65(10)
Summary
75(1)
Review Questions
75(1)
ASE Certification-Type Questions
75(1)
Wheel Bearings and Service
76(20)
Objectives
76(1)
Antifriction Bearings
76(1)
Inner and Outer Wheel Bearings
77(1)
Standard Bearing Sizes
78(1)
Sealed Front-Wheel-Drive Bearings
78(1)
Bearing Greases
78(2)
Seals
80(1)
Symptoms and Diagnosis of Defective Bearings
80(1)
Non-Drive-Wheel Bearing Inspection and Service
80(3)
Front-Wheel-Drive Sealed Bearing Replacement
83(1)
Rear Axle Bearing and Seal Replacement
84(4)
Bearing Failure Analysis
88(7)
Summary
95(1)
Review Questions
95(1)
ASE Certification-Type Questions
95(1)
Drive Axle Shafts and CV Joints
96(21)
Objectives
96(1)
Driveshaft Design
96(2)
Driveshaft Balance
98(1)
U-Joint Design and Operation
99(2)
Constant Velocity Joints
101(6)
Differentials
107(3)
Four-Wheel-Drive Systems
110(3)
All-Wheel Drive
113(3)
Summary
116(1)
Review Questions
116(1)
ASE Certification-Type Questions
116(1)
Drive Axle Shaft and CV Joint Service
117(21)
Objectives
117(1)
Driveshaft and U-Joint Inspection
117(3)
U-Joint Replacement
120(3)
CV Joint Diagnosis
123(1)
Replacement Shaft Assemblies
124(1)
CV Joint Service
124(13)
Summary
137(1)
Review Questions
137(1)
ASE Certification-Type Questions
137(1)
Steering System Components and Operation
138(28)
Objectives
138(1)
Steering System Components
138(9)
Power Steering Pumps
147(4)
Integral Power Steering Gear Operation
151(1)
Power Rack and Pinion Steering
152(10)
Summary
162(2)
Review Questions
164(1)
ASE Certification-Type Questions
164(2)
Steering System Diagnosis and Service
166(46)
Objectives
166(1)
Under-Vehicle Lubrication
166(1)
Dry Park Test
167(1)
Common Wear Items
168(1)
Under-Vehicle Inspection
169(1)
Steering Linkage Replacement
170(6)
Manual Rack and Pinion Steering Service
176(2)
Power Steering Diagnosis and Troubleshooting
178(9)
Steering Gear Diagnosis
187(2)
Steering Gear Overhaul and Service
189(6)
Power Rack and Pinion Service
195(10)
Summary
205(6)
Review Questions
211(1)
ASE Certification-Type Questions
211(1)
Suspension System Components and Operation
212(35)
Objectives
212(1)
Unsprung Weight
212(1)
Types of Suspensions
212(2)
Hooke's Law
214(1)
Coil Springs
214(3)
Leaf Springs
217(2)
Torsion Bars
219(2)
Suspension Principles
221(1)
Solid Axles
222(1)
Twin I-Beams
222(3)
Short/Long Arm Suspensions
225(1)
MacPherson Struts
225(2)
Multilink Suspensions
227(1)
Ball Joints
227(1)
Strut Rods
228(2)
Stabilizer Bars
230(2)
Shock Absorbers
232(3)
Bump Stops
235(2)
Rear Suspensions
237(8)
Summary
245(1)
Review Questions
246(1)
ASE Certification-Type Questions
246(1)
Suspension System Diagnosis and Service
247(36)
Objectives
247(1)
Road Test Diagnosis
247(2)
Dry Park Test (Suspension)
249(1)
Visual Inspection
249(1)
Ball Joints
250(8)
King Pin Diagnosis and Service
258(1)
Shock Absorbers and Struts
258(4)
MacPherson Strut Replacement
262(4)
Stabilizer Bar Link and Bushings
266(2)
Strut Rod Bushings
268(1)
Rear Coil Springs
269(3)
Front Coil Springs
272(1)
Steering Knuckles
273(1)
Torsion Bars
274(1)
Control Arm Bushings
275(1)
Rear Leaf Springs
276(1)
Troubleshooting Electronic Leveling Systems
277(1)
Summary
278(4)
Review Questions
282(1)
ASE Certification-Type Questions
282(1)
Wheel Alignment Principles
283(20)
Objectives
283(1)
Alignment-Related Problems
283(1)
Camber
284(3)
Toe
287(5)
Caster
292(2)
Steering Axis Inclination (SAI)
294(1)
Included Angle
294(1)
Scrub Radius
295(2)
Turning Radius (Toe-Out on Turns)
297(1)
Setback
297(2)
Thrust Angle
299(1)
Tracking
300(1)
Four-Wheel Alignment
300(1)
Summary
301(1)
Review Questions
301(1)
ASE Certification-Type Questions
301(2)
Alignment Diagnosis and Service
303(40)
Objectives
303(1)
Pre-Alignment Correction Techniques
303(1)
Pre-Alignment Checks
304(1)
Lead/Pull
305(1)
Memory Steer
306(1)
Torque Steer
307(1)
Alignment Specifications
308(3)
Alignment Setup Procedures
311(1)
Measuring Camber, Caster, SAI, Toe, and TOOT
311(2)
Specifications versus Alignment Readings
313(1)
Checking for Bent Struts, Spindles, or Control Arms
313(1)
Checking Frame Alignment of Front-Wheel-Drive Vehicles
313(3)
Types of Alignments
316(1)
Sample Alignment Specifications and Readings
317(2)
Adjusting Rear Camber
319(1)
Adjusting Rear Toe
319(1)
Guidelines for Adjusting Front Camber/SAI and Included Angle
320(1)
Front Camber/Caster Adjustment Methods
321(1)
Adjusting Front Camber/Caster
321(1)
Setting Toe
321(5)
Centering the Steering Wheel
326(2)
Steering Wheel Removal
328(1)
Tolerance Adjustment Procedure
329(2)
Aftermarket Alignment Methods
331(1)
Hidden Structural Damage Diagnosis
331(3)
Alignment Troubleshooting
334(8)
Summary
342(1)
Review Questions
342(1)
ASE Certification-Type Questions
342(1)
Vibration and Noise Diagnosis and Correction
343(49)
Objectives
343(1)
Causes of Vibration and Noise
343(1)
Test Drive
344(2)
Neutral Run-Up Test
346(1)
Vibration during Braking
346(1)
Vibration Speed Ranges
346(2)
Frequency
348(3)
Correcting Drive-Line Angles
351(1)
Checking Driveshaft Runout
351(1)
Measuring Driveshaft U-Joint Phasing
351(1)
Companion Flange Runout
351(1)
Balancing the Driveshaft
352(1)
Noise Diagnosis
353(2)
Noise Correction
355(1)
Summary
356(1)
Review Questions
356(1)
ASE Certification-Type Questions
356(1)
APPENDIXES
1 ASE-Style Sample Test
357(3)
2 Lug Nut Tightening Torque Chart
360(6)
3 DOT Tire Codes
366(14)
4 English-Metric (SI) Conversion
380(2)
5 Decimal Equivalents
382(1)
6 Alignment Angle Conversions
383(2)
7 Automotive Names and Addresses
385(7)
Answers to Even-Numbered ASE Certification-Type Questions 392(1)
Glossary 393(8)
Index 401


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