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Automotive Service Inspection, Maintenance, Repair

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ISBN-10: 1401812341

ISBN-13: 9781401812348

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Tim Gilles

List price: $134.95
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Written by an ASE Master Technician and Master Machinist, the second edition of our popular Automotive Service: Inspection, Maintenance and Repair book has been thoroughly reviewed for technical accuracy to go along with the hundreds of all-new, full-color photographs that have been added to maintain the reader's interest and improve comprehension. The book begins by introducing readers to a number of automotive career options, shop management basics, plus necessary tools and equipment. Subsequent chapters examine the theories underlying the operation of vehicle systems while equipping readers with step-by-step procedures for troubleshooting and repairing all major systems of the modern…    
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Book details

List price: $134.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 2/27/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1280
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 6.710
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…    

Features of the Text
The Automobile Industry
Introduction to the Automobile
Automotive Careers and Technician Certification
Shop Procedures, Safety, Tools, and Equipment
Shop Management, Service Records, and Parts
Locating Service Information and Specifications
Measuring Tools and Systems
Hardware, Fasteners, Drills, and Thread Repair
Shop Tools
General Shop Equipment
Cleaning Equipment and Methods
Lifting Equipment and Air Compressors
Shop Safety
Vehicle Inspection (Lubrication/Safety Check)
Engine Lubrication
Underhood and Body Inspection (Car on Ground)
Undercar Inspection and Service
Engine Operation and Service
Introduction to the Engine
Engine Classifications
Engine Size and Measurements
Engine Upper End
Engine Lower End and Lubrication System Theory
Cooling and Fuel System Theory and Service
Cooling System Theory
Cooling System Service
Automotive Belts
Automotive Hoses
Automotive Plumbing: Tubing and Pipe
Fuels, Alternative Fuels, and Advanced Transportation Technologies
Fuel System Fundamentals
Fuel System Service
Intake and Exhaust Systems/ Turbochargers and Superchargers
Electrical System Theory and Service
Basic Electrical System Theory and Repairs
Battery Fundamentals
Battery Service
Starting System Fundamentals
Starting System Service
Charging System Fundamentals
Charging System Service
Lighting and Wiring Fundamentals
Lighting and Wiring Service
Engine Performance Diagnosis: Theory and Service
Ignition System Fundamentals
Ignition System Service
Emission Control System Fundamentals
Emission Control System Service
Diagnosing Engine Performance Problems
Diagnosing Engine Mechanical Problems
Automotive Engine Service and Repair
Engine Removal and Disassembly
Engine Sealing, Gaskets, Fastener Torque
Engine Diagnosis and Service: Cylinder Head and Valvetrain
Engine Diagnosis and Service: Block, Crankshaft, Bearings, and Lubrication System
Engine Diagnosis and Service: Piston, Piston Rings, Connecting Rod, Engine Balancing
Ordering Parts, Short and Long Blocks, Engine Assembly
Engine Installation, Break-In, and In-Chassis Repairs
Miscellaneous Chassis Theory and Service
Brake Fundamentals
Brake Service
Bearings, Seals, and Greases
Tire and Wheel Theory
Tire and Wheel Service
Suspension, Steering, Alignment
Suspension Fundamentals
Suspension System Service
Steering Fundamentals
Steering Service
Wheel Alignment Fundamentals
Wheel Alignment Service
Drive Train
Clutch Fundamentals
Clutch Diagnosis and Service
Manual Transmission Fundamentals
Manual Transmission Diagnosis and Repair
Automatic Transmission Fundamentals
Automatic Transmission Diagnosis and Service
Driveline Operation
Driveline Diagnosis and Service
Front-Wheel Drive (Transaxle and CV Joint) Fundamentals
Front-Wheel Drive (Transaxle and CV Joint) Service
Driveline Vibration Service
Comfort Systems and Vehicle Electronics
Heating and Air-Conditioning Fundamentals
Heating and Air-Conditioning Service
Automotive Computers and Electronics Fundamentals
Electronic and Computer System Service
Advanced Emissions and On Board Diagnostics (OBD)
Antilock Brakes--Traction and Stability Control
Safety, Security, Comfort Systems, and Electrical Accessories