Automotive Service Inspection, Maintenance, and Repair

ISBN-10: 0827373546

ISBN-13: 9780827373549

Edition: 1st 1999

Authors: Tim Gilles

List price: $264.95
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Automotive Service: Inspection, Maintenance & Repair covers the fundamentals of operation and repair for all major systems of the modern automobile. This comprehensive text introduces the fundamentals of systems and progresses onto diagnosis and service with thousands of lavish, full-color illustrations, Shop Tips, Safety Notes, and review questions to aid in comprehension. Traditional and new topics have been integrated in a concise, easy-to-read format: OBD II, ABS, engine performance, safety, and shop tools. Structured around the eight ASE automotive test areas, this book helps users prepare for ASE certification. ALSO AVAILABLE Lab Manual, ISBN: 0-8273-7355-4 Audio Tapes, ISBN: 0-7668-0403-8 INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDER Instructor's Guide, ISBN: 0-7668-0633-2 Instructor's Resource Kit, ISBN: 0-8273-7356-2 Instructor's Manual for Audio Tape Set, ISBN: 0-7668-1250-2 Computerized Test Bank, ISBN: 0-8273-7357-0 Computerized Test Bank (MAC), ISBN: 0-7668-1758-X
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List price: $264.95
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 6/24/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1216
Size: 11.00" wide x 8.50" long x 2.05" tall
Weight: 5.984
Language: English

Tim Gilles has been active in professional associations for many years. He was president and a board member of the California Automotive Teachers (CAT), a board member and election committee chair of the North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT), a member of the California Community College Chancellor's Trade and Industry Advisory Committee, and education committee chair for the Santa Barbara Chapter of the Independent Automotive Professionals Association. Mr. Gilles has also served several terms as a board member of the Santa Barbara Automotive Service Council and is active in industry associations such as AERA, The Automotive Repair Coalition, and IATN, including delivering presentations at numerous conferences. He was an automotive teacher for 38 years and is professor emeritus in the Automotive Technology Department at Santa Barbara City College. Mr. Gilles is an ASE Master Automotive Machinist and an ASE Master Automotive Technician.

Introduction: The Automotive Industry: Introduction to the Automobile
Automotive Careers & Technician Certification
Shop Procedures / Safety / Tools / Equipment: Shop Management, Repair Orders, Service Records
Locating Service Information & Specifications
Measuring Tools & Systems
Hardware / Fasteners / Thread Repair
Hand Tools
General Shop Equipment
Cleaning Equipment
Hoists / Air Compressors
Shop Safety / Hazard Communication Standard
Vehicle Inspection (Lubrication / Safety Check): Engine Lubrication
Underhood Maintenance Service
Under Car Service
Engine Operation & Service: Engine Operation
Engine Classifications
Engine Size & Measurements
Engine Cylinder Head & Valve Train Fundamentals
Engine Cylinder Block Assembly & Lubrication System Fundamentals
Cooling & Fuel System Theory & Service: Cooling System Fundamentals
Cooling System Service
Belts; Accessory Drive & Timing
Tubing & Pipe
Fuels, Octane, Abnormal Combustion
Fuel System Fundamentals
Fuel System Service
Intake & Exhaust Systems, Turbochargers, Catalytic Convertors
Electrical System Theory & Service: Electrical System Fundamentals
Battery Fundamentals
Battery Service
Starting & Charging System Fundamentals
Starting & Charging System Service
Lighting & Wiring Theory & Service
Engine Performance Diagnosis: Theory & Service: Ignition System Fundamentals
Ignition System Service
Emission Control System Fundamentals
Emission System Service, Emission Analyzers, Dynos
Engine Performance Diagnosis
Diagnosing Engine Mechanical Problems
Automotive Engine Service & Repair: Engine Removal & Disassembly
Engine Sealing / Gaskets / Fastener Torque
Engine Diagnosis & Service: Cylinder Head & Valve Train
Engine Diagnosis & Service: Cylinder Block, Crankshaft, Bearings, & Lubrication System
Engine Diagnosis & Service: Piston, Piston Rings, Connecting Rod, Engine Balancing
Ordering Parts, Short & Long Blocks, Engine Assembly
Engine Installation, Break in, & In-car Repairs
Miscellaneous Chassis Theory and Service: Brakes Fundamentals
Brakes Service
Bearings / Seals / Greases
Tire & Wheel Theory Fundamentals
Tire & Wheel Service
Suspension, Steering, Alignment: Suspension Fundamentals
Suspension Service
Steering Fundamentals
Steering System Service
Wheel Alignment
Drive Train: Clutch Operation
Clutch Diagnosis & Service
Manual Transmission Operation
Manual Transmission Diagnosis & Service
Automatic Transmission Operation
Automatic Transmission Diagnosis & Service
Drive Line Operation
Drive Line Diagnosis & Service
Front Wheel Drive Operation & Service
Drive Line Vibration
Comfort Systems & Vehicle Electronics: Heating & Air Conditioning System Operation
Heating & Air Conditioning Service
Automotive Computers & Electronics Fundamentals
Automotive Computer Systems Service
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