Automotive Engines Diagnosis, Repair, Rebuilding

ISBN-10: 1435486412

ISBN-13: 9781435486416

Edition: 6th 2011

Authors: Tim Gilles

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List price: $224.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 2/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 720
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.344
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.

Engine Construction, Diagnosis, Disassembly, And Inspection
Engine Operation
Simple Engine
Four-Stroke Engine Operation
Cylinder Arrangement
Valve Train
Cylinder Block
Front-Wheel Drive
Engine Classifications
Combustion Chamber Designs
Firing Order
Types of Cooling Systems
Ignition Types
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Engine Shop Safety
General Shop Health and Safety
Hazardous Materials
Safety Test
Diagnosing Engine Problems
Diagnosing Problems Before an Overhaul
Oil Consumption
Fuel Mixture Problems
Compression Loss
Engine Noises
Oil Pressure Problems
Cooling System Problems
Electronic Failures/Engine Damage
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Engine Removal, Disassembly, Inspection, and In-Chassis Repairs
Shop Manuals
Engine Removal
Engine Disassembly
Ordering Parts
Major Engine Repair - Engine in the Vehicle
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Cleaning the Engine
Cleaning Methods
Cleaning the Inside of the Engine
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Metric System
Measuring Tools
Precision Measuring Tools
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The Breathing System
Cylinder Head: Parts and Service
Head Disassembly
Carbon Removal
Crack Inspection
Crack Repair
Valve Guide Inspection
Valve Guide Repair
Valve Guide Seals
Resurfacing Heads
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Cylinder Head: Springs, Valves, and Valve Seats
Valve Springs
Push Rods
Rocker Arms
Valves and Valve Service
Valve Seats and Service
Reassembling the Head
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Camshafts, Lifters, Timing Belts and Chains
Hydraulic Lifters and Lash Adjusters
Hydraulic Lifter Operation
Roller Cam and Lifters
Cam Drives
Timing Drive Maintenance
Timing the Cam to the Crank
Timing Belts
Timing Belt Replacement
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Engine Power Development: Manifolds, Superchargers, and Camshaft Performance
Intake and Exhaust Manifolds
Turbochargers and Superchargers
Camshaft and Engine Performance
Camshaft Timing
Camshaft Phasing, Lobe Centers and Lobe Spread
Multiple Valve Heads
Variable Valve Timing
Power and Torque
Measuring Torque and Horsepower
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Cylinder Block Assembly
Cylinder Block - Inspection and Service
Cleaning the Block
Oil and Water Plugs
Main Bearing Caps
Main Bearing Bore Alignment
Decking the Block
Inspecting Cylinder Bores
Deglazing Cylinders
Reboring Cylinders
Honing Cylinders to Size
Chamfering the Cylinder
Cylinder Sleeves
Lifter Bores
Final Block Preparation
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Crankshaft, Bearings, and Engine Balancing
Crankshaft Design
Crank End ThruSt. Checking Crank Condition
Bearing Inserts
Engine Balancing
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Piston, Rings, and Connecting Rod
Piston Rings
Connecting Rods
Wrist Pins
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Lubrication System
The Lubrication System
Oil Pumps
Priming the System
Oil Filters
Filter Bypass System
Crankcase Ventilation
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Cooling System
The Cooling System
Cooling System Circulation
Water Pump
Thermostat Bypass
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Engine Repair And Reassembly
Engine Hardware: Fasteners, Thread Repair, and Gaskets
Characteristics of Fasteners
Bolt Stretch
Torque and Friction
Bolt Failures
Drill Bits
Taps and Threads
Repairing Broken Fasteners
Flared Lines
Gasket Sealer
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Reassembly and Starting
Completion of Assembly
Engine Installation
Engine Starting and Initial Break-in of the Camshaft
Final Inspection and Cleaning
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