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- Full title: Today’s Technician: Automotive Suspension & Steering Classroom Manual and Shop Manual, 7th Edition
- Edition: 7th
- Copyright year: 2020
- Publisher: Cengage Learning
- Author: Mark Schnubel
- ISBN: 9780357236680, 9781337671934
- Format: PDF
Description of Today’s Technician: Automotive Suspension & Steering Classroom Manual and Shop Manual, 7th Edition:
Using a unique two-volume approach to optimize learning in both the classroom and the auto shop, this trusted text covers diagnosis and service of automotive suspension and steering systems. The first volume (Classroom Manual) details theory and applications, while the second (Shop Manual) focuses on real-world symptoms, diagnostics, and repairs. Known for its comprehensive coverage, accurate and up-to-date details, and abundant illustrations, the text is an ideal resource to prepare for success as an automotive technician or pursue ASE certification. Now updated with extensive information on new and emerging technology and techniquesincluding hybrid and electric vehicles, tire plus sizing, and computer-controlled suspensionsthe Seventh Edition also aligns with area A4 of the ASE Education Foundation 2017 accreditation model, including job sheets correlated to specific MLR, AST and MAST tasks.Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Table of Contents of Today’s Technician: Automotive Suspension & Steering Classroom Manual and Shop Manual, 7th Edition PDF ebook:
Today’s Technician Automotive Suspension & Steering Systems (Shop Manual)Title PageHalf Title pageContentsPrefaceChapter 1: SafetyTerms To KnowIntroductionOccupational Safety and Health ActShop HazardsShop Safety RulesAir QualityShop Safety EquipmentShop LayoutSafety in the Automotive ShopGeneral Shop SafetyPersonal SafetyElectrical SafetyGasoline SafetyFire SafetyVehicle OperationHousekeeping SafetyAir Bag SafetyLifting and CarryingHand Tool SafetyLift SafetyHydraulic Jack and Safety Stand SafetyPower Tool SafetyCompressed-Air Equipment SafetyCleaning Equipment Safety and Environmental ConsiderationsHazardous Waste DisposalGeneral Hybrid Electric Vehicle SafetySummaryASE-Style Review QuestionsChapter 2: Tools and Shop ProceduresTerms To KnowUsing Suspension and Steering EquipmentMeasuring SystemsBasic Diagnostic ProcedureSuspension and Steering ToolsHydraulic Pressing and Lifting EquipmentSuspension and Steering Service, Diagnostic, and Measurement ToolsEmployer and Employee ObligationsNational Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) CertificationService ManualsSummary 91 – ASE-Style Review QuestionsChapter 3: Tire-and-Wheel Servicing and BalancingTerms To KnowTire Noises and Steering ProblemsTire RotationTire-and-Wheel ServiceTire-and-Wheel Service PrecautionsWheel Rim ServiceTire Remounting ProcedureDiagnosing and Servicing Tire Pressure Monitoring SystemsTire-and-Wheel Runout MeasurementTread Wear MeasurementPreliminary Wheel Balancing ChecksTire Inflation PressureStatic and Dynamic Wheel Balance ProcedureElectronic Wheel Balancers with Lateral Force Measurement (LFM) and Radial Force Variation CapabilitOn-Car Wheel BalancingNoise, Vibration, and Harshness DiagnosisSpecial Road TestsCalculating Vibration Frequencies of Various Components 137 – ASE-Style Review QuestionsASE Challenge QuestionsChapter 4: Wheel Bearing and Seal ServiceTerms To KnowDiagnosis of Bearing DefectsService and Adjustment of Tapered Roller Bearing-Type Wheel BearingsWheel Hub Unit Diagnosis and ServiceDrive Axle RemovalSpecial Procedures for Drive Axle RemovalFront Wheel Bearing Hub Unit Removal and ReplacementRear-Axle Bearing and Seal Service, Rear-Wheel-Drive CarsASE-Style Review QuestionsASE Challenge QuestionsChapter 5: Shock Absorber and Strut Diagnosis and ServiceTerms To KnowShock Absorber Visual InspectionShock Absorber TestingShock Absorber Manual TestAir Shock Absorber Diagnosis and ReplacementShock Absorber ReplacementDiagnosis of Front Spring and Strut NoiseStrut Removal and ReplacementRemoval of Strut from Coil SpringStrut Disposal ProcedureInstallation of Coil Spring on StrutInstallation of Strut-and-Spring Assembly in VehicleRear Strut ReplacementInstalling Strut Cartridge, Off-CarInstalling Strut Cartridge, On-CarDiagnosis of Electronically Controlled Shock AbsorbersASE-Style Review QuestionsASE Challenge QuestionsChapter 6: Front Suspension System ServiceTerms To KnowRiding Height MeasurementFront Suspension Diagnosis and ServiceControl Arm Diagnosis and ServiceRemoving and Replacing Longitudinally Mounted Torsion BarsASE-Style Review QuestionsASE Challenge QuestionsChapter 7: Rear Suspension ServiceTerms To KnowRear Leaf-Spring Diagnosis and ReplacementTrack Bar Diagnosis and ReplacementStabilizer Bar Diagnosis and ServiceRear Suspension Tie Rod Inspection and ReplacementASE-Style Review QuestionsASE Challenge QuestionsChapter 8: Steering Column and Linkage Diagnosis and ServiceTerms To KnowAir Bag Deployment Module, Steering Wheel, and Clock Spring Electrical Connector Removal and ReplaceSteering Column ServiceSteering Column Removal and ReplacementCollapsible Steering Column InspectionTilt Steering Column DisassemblyTilt Steering Column Inspection and Parts ReplacementTilt Steering Column AssemblySteering Column Flexible Coupling and Universal Joint Diagnosis and ServiceSteering Column DiagnosisRack and Pinion Steering Gear Tie Rod ServiceSteering Linkage Diagnosis and Service 328 – ASE-Style Review QuestionsASE Challenge QuestionsChapter 9: Four-Wheel Alignment Procedure, Part 1Terms To KnowWheel Alignment Preliminary Diagnosis and InspectionFour-Wheel Alignment with Computer Alignment SystemsWheel Alignment ScreensAdjustment ScreensDiagnostic Drawing and Text ScreensCauses of Improper Rear Wheel AlignmentRear Suspension AdjustmentsFront Camber AdjustmentFront Caster Adjustment ProcedureToe AdjustmentChecking Toe Change and Steering Linkage HeightManual Steering Wheel Centering ProcedureASE-Style Review QuestionsASE Challenge QuestionsChapter 10: Diagnostic Alignment Angles and Frame DiagnosisTerms To KnowBent Front Strut DiagnosisSetback Measurement and Correction ProcedureSteering Axis Inclination (SAI) Correction ProcedureRear Wheel Tracking Measurement with a Track GaugeFrame Diagnosis and ServiceFrame DiagnosisChecking Frame AlignmentVisual InspectionMeasuring Unitized Body AlignmentASE-Style Review QuestionsASE Challenge QuestionsChapter 11: Computer-Controlled Suspension System ServiceTerms To KnowPreliminary Inspection of Computer-ControlledSuspension SystemsProgrammed Ride Control System DiagnosisElectronic Air Suspension Diagnosis and ServiceServicing and Diagnosing Vehicle Dynamic Suspension Systems 477 – Diagnosis of Electronic SuspensDriver Assist SystemsASE-Style Review QuestionsASE Challenge QuestionsChapter 12: Power Steering Pump Diagnosis and ServiceTerms To KnowPower Steering Pump Belt ServicePower Steering Pump Fluid ServicePower Steering Pump DiagnosisPower Steering Pump ServiceInspecting and Servicing Power Steering Lines and HosesPower Steering Hose ReplacementHybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) and Electrohydraulic Power Steering (EHPS) Diagnosing and Servicing PrASE-Style Review QuestionsASE Challenge QuestionsChapter 13: Rack and Pinion Steering Gear and Four-Wheel Steering Diagnosis and ServiceTerms To KnowManual or Power Rack and Pinion Steering Gear On-Car InspectionManual or Power Rack and Pinion Steering Gear Removal and ReplacementManual Rack and Pinion Steering Gear Diagnosis and ServicePower Rack and Pinion Steering Gear Diagnosis and ServiceDiagnosis of Power Steering, Steering Column, and Suspension SystemsDiagnosis of Variable Effort Steering Systems 580- Diagnosis of Rack-Drive Electronic Power SteerDiagnosis of Column-Drive Electronic Power SteeringActive Steering System Preliminary DiagnosisElectronic Four-Wheel Steering Diagnosis and ServicePreliminary InspectionDiagnosis of Four-Wheel Active Steering (4WAS) SystemASE-Style Review QuestionsASE Challenge QuestionsChapter 14: Recirculating Ball Steering Gear Diagnosis and ServiceTerms To KnowPower Recirculating Ball Steering Gear DiagnosisPower Recirculating Ball Steering Gear ReplacementPower Recirculating Ball Steering Gear AdjustmentsPower Recirculating Ball Steering Gear Oil Leak DiagnosisPower Recirculating Ball Steering Gear Seal ReplacementASE-Style Review QuestionsASE Challenge QuestionsAppendix A: ASE Practice Examination Appendix B: Metric Conversions Appendix C: Special Tool Suppliers Appendix D: Manufacturer Websites Appendix E: Suspension and SteeringProfessional AssociationsGlossaryIndexToday’s Technician Automotive Suspension & Steering Systems (Classroom Manual)Title PageHalf Title PageContentsPrefaceChapter 1: Suspension and Steering SystemsTerms To KnowIntroductionFrames and Unitized BodiesFront Suspension SystemsRear Suspension SystemsTires, Wheels, and HubsShock Absorbers and StrutsComputer-Controlled Suspension Systems and Shock AbsorbersSteering SystemsWheel AlignmentRear Wheel TrackingSummaryReview QuestionsChapter 2: Basic TheoriesTerms To KnowIntroductionNewton’s Laws of MotionWork and ForceEnergyEnergy ConversionInertiaMomentumFrictionMass, Weight, and VolumeTorquePowerPrinciples Involving Tires and Wheels in MotionPrinciples Involving the Balance of Wheels in MotionPrinciples Involving Liquids and GasesVacuumVenturi PrincipleElectrical PrinciplesSummaryReview QuestionsChapter 3: Tires and WheelsTerms To KnowIntroductionTire DesignTire Ply and Belt DesignTire Tread DesignTire DefectsTire Ratings and Sidewall InformationTire Contact AreaTire Placard and Inflation PressureSpecialty TiresReplacement TiresPlus SizingTire ValvesTire Pressure Monitoring SystemsWheel RimsTire ChainsCompact Spare TiresRun-Flat TiresStatic Wheel Balance TheoryDynamic Wheel Balance TheoryTire Motion ForcesNoise, Vibration, and Harshness AnalysisSummaryReview QuestionsChapter 4: Wheel BearingsTerms To KnowIntroductionBearing LoadsBall BearingsRoller BearingsSealsWheel BearingsRear-Axle BearingsBearing LubricationSummaryReview QuestionsChapter 5: Shock Absorbers and StrutsTerms To KnowIntroductionShock Absorber and Strut RatiosTwin-Tube Shock Absorber DesignShock Absorber OperationGas-Filled Shock Absorbers and StrutsHeavy-Duty Mono-Tube Shock Absorber DesignStrut Design, Front SuspensionShock Absorber and Strut Design, Rear SuspensionTravel-Sensitive StrutAdjustable StrutsLoad-Leveling Shock AbsorbersElectronically Controlled Shock Absorbers and StrutsSummaryReview QuestionsChapter 6: Front Suspension SystemsTerms To KnowIntroductionSuspension System ComponentsShort-and-Long Arm Front Suspension SystemsMacPherson Strut Front Suspension System DesignModified MacPherson Strut SuspensionHigh-Performance Front Suspension SystemsSummaryReview QuestionsChapter 7: Rear Suspension SystemsTerms To KnowIntroductionLive Axle Rear Suspension SystemsSemi-Independent Rear Suspension SystemsIndependent Rear Suspension SystemsCurb Riding HeightSummaryReview QuestionsChapter 8: Steering Columns and Steering Linkage MechanismsTerms To KnowIntroductionNon-Tilt Steering ColumnTilt Steering ColumnElectronic Tilt and Telescoping Steering ColumnActive Steering ColumnDriver Protection ModuleSteering Linkage MechanismsSteering DamperSummaryReview QuestionsChapter 9: Four-Wheel Alignment, Part 1 Primary AnglesTerms To KnowIntroductionCamber FundamentalsDriving Conditions Affecting CamberCaster FundamentalsSafety Factors and CasterToe DefinitionToe Setting for Front-Wheel-Drive and Rear-Wheel-Drive VehiclesToe Adjustment and Tire WearSteering TerminologyWheel Alignment TheoryTypes of Wheel AlignmentImportance of Four-Wheel AlignmentRear Wheel Alignment and Vehicle Tracking ProblemsComputer Alignment SystemsRear Wheel AlignmentSummaryReview QuestionsChapter 10: Four-Wheel Alignment, Part 2 Diagnostic Angles and Frame DamageTerms To KnowIntroductionSteering Axis Inclination DefinitionSAI PurposeSAI and Safety FactorsScrub RadiusWheel SetbackTurning RadiusFrames and Frame DamageTypes of Frames and Frame ConstructionUnitized Body DesignVehicle Directional StabilityVehicle TrackingTypes of Frame DamageSummaryReview QuestionsChapter 11: Computer-Controlled Suspension SystemsTerms To KnowIntroductionIntegrated Electronic Systems and NetworksData Bus NetworkController Area NetworkElectronic Ride Control SystemElectronic Air Suspension System ComponentsElectronic Air Suspension System OperationAir Suspension System Design VariationsVehicle Dynamic Suspension SystemElectronic Suspension Control (ESC) SystemVehicle Stability ControlActive Roll Control SystemsAdaptive Cruise Control (ACC) SystemsLane Departure Warning (LDW) SystemsCollision Mitigation SystemsActive Park AssistTelematicsSummaryReview QuestionsChapter 12: Power Steering PumpsTerms To KnowIntroductionPower Steering Pump Drive Belts 350- Types of Power-Assisted Steering SystemsPower Steering Pump Design 355- Power Steering Pump OperationHybrid Vehicles and Power Steering SystemsHybrid Powertrain ComponentsVarious Types of HEVsFuel Cell VehiclesSummaryReview QuestionsChapter 13: Rack and Pinion Steering Gears and Four-Wheel SteeringTerms To KnowIntroductionManual Rack and Pinion Steering Gear Main ComponentsSteering Gear RatioManual Rack and Pinion Steering Gear MountingAdvantages and Disadvantages of Rack and Pinion SteeringPower Rack and Pinion Steering GearsTypes of Power Rack and Pinion Steering GearsElectronic Variable Orifice SteeringSaginaw Electronic Variable Orifice SteeringRack-Drive Electronic Power SteeringElectronic Power Steering System OperationColumn-Drive Electronic Power SteeringColumn-Drive Electronic Power Steering OperationPinion-Drive Electronic Power SteeringActive Steering SystemsActive Steering System ComponentsActive Steering OperationPower Steering SystemSteer-By-Wire SystemsElectronically Controlled Four-Wheel SteeringFour-Wheel Active Steering (4WAS)SummaryReview QuestionsChapter 14: Recirculating Ball Steering GearsTerms To KnowIntroductionManual Recirculating Ball Steering Gears 429- Power Recirculating Ball Steering GearsSummaryReview QuestionsGlossaryIndex