Introduction to Automotive Service

ISBN-10: 0132540088

ISBN-13: 9780132540087

Edition: 2013 (Revised)

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Introduction to Automotive Service covers all eight areas of automotive service, plus the soft skills and tool knowledge that you must know when seeking entry-level employment. The text presents all systems together, making it easier for you to see how automotive systems are intertwined and connected. The text's 40 short chapters divide the content into individual topics to make it easier for you to learn and master the material. Offering a solid foundation in the basics, this text uniquely addresses simple inspection and service procedures without being overwhelming.
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List price: $94.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 3/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

James D. Halderman is the author of a large number of books, mainly college-level textbooks featuring information on automotive systems and other engineering services. In the textbook Automotive Brake Systems, Halderman discusses the purpose, function, operation and diagnosis of automotive braking systems including ABS. Some of Halderman's other textbooks include: Automotive Chassis Systems, which covers all under-vehicle components, operations, diagnosis's, and services; Automotive Electrical and Electronics Systems, featuring numerous troubleshooting techniques that can be used in the classroom or for reference; and Engines--Theory and Servicing, a complete orientation to automotive engines and engine repair topics. Halderman earned his Bachelor of Science degree in education from Ohio Northern University in 1968, and has worked as Professor of Engineering Technologies at Sinclair Community College.

Automotive Background and Overview
Careers in the Automotive Service Industry
Starting a Career in the Automotive Industry
Working as a Professional Service Technician
Technician Certification
Shop Safety
Environmental and Hazardous
Fasteners and Thread Repair
Hand Tools
Power Tools and Shop Equipment
Measuring Systems and Tools
Vehicle Service Information, Identification, and Routine Maintenance
Vehicle Identification and Emission Ratings
Gasoline Engine Operation
Diesel Engine Operation
Engine Lubrication and Cooling Systems
Under Hood Inspection
Vehicle Lifting and Hoisting
Lube, Oil, and Filter Service
Electrical Fundamentals
Electrical Circuits
Circuit Testers and Digital Meters
Starting and Charging Systems
Dash Warning Lights and Driver Information Systems
Lighting System Inspection
Safety Belts and Airbag Systems
Heating and Air Conditioning Systems
Gasoline and Alternative Fuels
Computers and Sensors
Ignition System
Fuel Injection Systems
Emission Control Devices
Hybrid Electric Vehicles
Scan Tools and Diagnostic Procedures
Tires and Wheels
Brakes and Antilock Braking Systems
Suspension and Steering Systems
Manual Transmissions/Transaxles
Automatic Transmission/Transaxles
Used Vehicle and Pre-Delivery Inspection
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