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Automotive Technology: A Systems Approach


Includes coverage of hybrid vehicles and content on electronic automatic transmissions, preventive maintenance, and many other topics. This title ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 5.000

Great General Reference for Automotive Repair

by RLK777 on Aug 27, 2009

I love this book. For the weekend mechanic I feel this is the best general reference book I've purchase so far. I use it to diagnose the problem then head to my local library to check out the shop service manual for the specific car. It is a large book - 1401 pages, ISBN-10: 1401848311. There are many color photographs and 52 illustrated how-to photo sequences. Many tips and tricks of the trade. Glossary that is in English and Espaņol. CD with video clips on 45 automotive concepts - System Requirements: Windows 98, ME 2000, XP Pentium Class Processor or higher, Windows Media Player 9. Chapter Titles: 1. Careers in the Automotive Industry 2. Workplace Skills 3. Working Safely in the Shop 4. Automotive Systems and Preventive Maintenance 5. Hand Tools and Shop Equipment 6. Diagnostic Equipment and Specials Tools 7. Basic Theories and Math 8. Automotive Engine Designs and Diagnosis 9. Engine Disassembly 10. Short Blocks 11.Cylinder Heads, Camshafts, and Valve Trains 12. Lubricating and Cooling Systems 13. Engine Sealing and Reassembly 14. Basics of Electrical Systems 15. Basics of Electronics 16. General Electrical System Diagnostics and Service 17. Batteries: Theory, Diagnosis, and Service 18. Starting Systems 19. Charging Systems 20. Lighting Systems 21. Electrical Instrumentation 22. Electrical Accessories 23. Restraint Systems: Theory, Diagnosis, and Service 24. Ignition Systems 25. Ignition System Diagnosis and Service 26. Fuels and Other Energy Sources 27. Fuel Delivery Systems 28. Electronic Fuel Injection 29. Fuel Injection System Diagnosis and Service 30. Intake and Exhaust 31. Emission Control Systems 32. Emission Control Diagnosis and Service 33. On-Board Diagnostic Systems 34. On-Board Diagnostic System Diagnosis and Service 35. Clutches 36. Manual Transmissions and Transaxles 37. Manual Transmission and Transaxle Service 38. Drive Axles and Differentials 39. Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles 40. Automatic Transmission and Transaxle Service 41. Four- and All-Wheel Drive 42. Tires and Wheels 43. Suspension Systems 44. Steering Systems 45. Wheel Alignment 46. Brake Systems 47.Drum Brakes 48. Disc Brakes 49. Antilock Brake, Traction Control, and Stability Control Systems 50. Heating and Air Conditioning 51. Heating and Air Conditioning Diagnosis and Service Good place to start your Automotive Library.

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i need to know how to find an updated natef correlation grid, we have the thompson delmor auto tech book editon 4th addition. we are teaching brakes, suspension, engine performance and electrical. please help me thanks

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