Automotive Technology : A Systems Approach

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/13/2009
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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The leading authority on theory, service and repair procedures for contemporary automobiles remains the most technically comprehensive on the market! The fifth edition of Automotive Technology: A Systems Approach, has been updated to reflect the most recent technological developments in the industry, featuring coverage of hybrid vehicles throughout the text, all new content on electronic automatic transmissions, preventative maintenance, and more. This enhanced presentation of the theory, diagnosis, and service of automobiles and light trucks covers the 2008 NATEF Automobile Program Standards to help ready auto tech programs for certification. The must have” information contained in this book will help readers understand and efficiently diagnose and service all automotive systems.

Table of Contents

Automotive Technology
Careers in the Automotive Industry
Workplace Skills
Automotive Systems
Hand Tools and Shop Equipment
Diagnostic Equipment and Special Tools
Working Safely In the Shop
Preventative Maintenance and Basic Services
Basic Theories and Math
Automotive Engine Designs and Diagnosis
Engine Disassembly and Cleaning
Lower End Theory and Service
Upper End Theory and Service
Engine Sealing and Reassembly
Lubricating and Cooling Systems
Basics of Electrical Systems
General Electrical System Diagnostics and Service
Batteries: Theory, Diagnosis, and Service
Starting and Traction Motor Systems
Charging Systems
Lighting Systems
Electrical Instrumentation
Basics of Electronics and Computer Systems
Electrical Accessories
Restraint Systems: Theory, Diagnosis, and Service
Engine Performance
Engine Performance Systems
Ignition Systems
Ignition System Diagnosis and Service
Fuel Delivery Systems
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection Diagnosis and Service
Intake and Exhaust Systems
Emission Control Systems
Emission Control Systems
Alternative Fuels and Other Energy Sources
Manual Transmissions and Transaxles
Manual Transmission and Transaxles
Manual Transmission and Transaxle Service
Drive Axles and Differentials
Automatic Tranmissions and Transaxles
Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles
Electronic Automatic Transmissions
Automatic Transmission and Transaxle Service
Four- and All-Wheel Drive
Suspension and Steering Systems
Tires and Wheels
Suspension Systems
Steering Systems
Wheel Alignment
Brake Systems
Drum Brakes
Disc Brakes
Antilock Brake, Traction Control, and Stability Control Systems
Passenger Comfort
Heating and Air Conditioning
Heating and Air Conditioning Diagnosis and Service
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