Automotive Steering, Suspension & Alignment [RENTAL EDITION]

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2020-08-22
  • Publisher: Pearson Rental Program

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Prepare tomorrow’s automotive professionals for success
Automotive Steering, Suspension and Alignment, 8th Edition covers all of the fundamental and advanced issues and topics in automotive steering, suspension and alignment, in 21 concise chapters that make teaching and learning easy. With a focus on preparing students for entry to the automotive service field and ASE certification, Halderman strategically guides students through on-the-job procedures using step-by-step photo sequences and practical applications. The 8th edition has been fully updated to reflect the latest ASE tasks.

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.

He has a bachelor of science degree from Ohio Northern University and a master’s degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Jim also holds a US patent for an electronic transmission control device. He is an ASE-certified master automotive technician (A1-A9) plus G1, L1, and L3.

Jim is the author of 18 automotive textbooks, all published by Pearson. Jim has presented numerous technical seminars to national audiences, including the California Automotive Teachers (CAT) and the Illinois College Automotive Instructor Association (ICAIA). He is also a member of and presenter at the North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT). Jim was named Regional Teacher of the Year by General Motors Corporation and a member of the advisory board for the technological studies department of Ohio Northern University.

Jim and his wife, Michelle, live in Dayton, Ohio. You can reach Jim at jim@jameshalderman.com.

Table of Contents

  1. Service Information, Work Orders, and Vehicle Identification
  2. Tools and Safety
  3. Environmental and Hazardous Materials
  4. Tires and Wheels
  5. Tire-Pressure Monitoring Systems
  6. Tire and Wheel Service
  7. Suspension System Components and Operation
  8. Front Suspension and Service
  9. Rear Suspension and Service
  10. Electronic Suspension Systems
  11. Electronic Stability Control Systems
  12. Steering Columns and Gears
  13. Steering Linkage and Service
  14. Hydraulic Power Steering Systems
  15. Electric Power Steering Systems
  16. Wheel Bearings and Service
  17. DriveShafts and CV Joints
  18. DriveShaft and CV Joint Service
  19. Wheel Alignment Principles
  20. Alignment Diagnosis and Service
  21. Vibration and Noise Diagnosis and Correction

Appendix 1: Sample Suspension And Steering (A4) ASE-type Certification Test

Appendix 2: 2017 ASE Correlation Chart

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