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- Full title: Today’s Technician: Basic Automotive Service and Systems, Classroom Manual and Shop Manual, 6th Edition
- Edition: 6th
- Copyright year: 2021
- Publisher: Cengage Learning
- Author: Chris Hadfield; John Witthauer
- ISBN: 9780357392935, 9781337795791
- Format: PDF
Description of Today’s Technician: Basic Automotive Service and Systems, Classroom Manual and Shop Manual, 6th Edition:
The Sixth Edition of BASIC AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE & SYSTEMS includes a Classroom Manual and a Shop Manual to provide a comprehensive, accessible overview of automotive systems to prepare readers for all aspects of work in the field. Updated to align with Task Lists for the latest ASE Education Foundation requirements, the Sixth Edition covers emerging technologies such as hybrid vehicles and electronic engine controls, as well as current information on the global automotive industry and the role of the technician within it. The Classroom Manual explores the theories of operation behind each automotive system, while the Shop Manual covers relevant diagnostic, testing, and repair procedures. Assuming no prior knowledge of automotive technology, these clear and engaging resources combine to provide a thorough introduction to both fundamental theory and its real-world applications in specific skills and maintenance procedures.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: Basic Automotive Service and Systems, Classroom Manual and Shop Manual, 6th Edition PDF ebook:
Classroom ManualContentsPrefaceChapter 1: Introduction to the Automotive IndustryTerms to KnowIntroductionGlobal and U.S. Automotive BusinessLocal Automotive Repair BusinessTechnician Training and CertificationNational Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)ASE Education FoundationAutomotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES)Automatic Transmission Rebuilders Association (ATRA)Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS)Automotive Engine Rebuilders Association (AERA)Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)Manufacturer and Vendor TrainingSummaryReview QuestionsChapter 2: Introduction to the AutomobileTerms to KnowIntroductionElectrical SystemsPowertrain SystemsSummaryReview QuestionsChapter 3: Automotive Tools and EquipmentTerms to KnowIntroductionCommon Hand ToolsPneumatic- and Electric-Powered ToolsMetalworking ToolsTool Storage, Cleaning, and MaintenanceShop EquipmentTesting ToolsComputerized Test EquipmentService InformationSummaryReview QuestionsChapter 4: Fasteners and MeasurementsTerms to KnowIntroductionMeasuring SystemsMeasurement ConversionRulers and Feeler GaugesMicrometers and Associated GaugesDial Indicators and CalipersPressure and Vacuum MeasurementsThreaded FastenersNonthreaded FastenersSummaryReview QuestionsChapter 5: Electrical and Electronic SystemsTerms to KnowIntroductionElectrical Theory, Measuring, and CircuitsElectrical Service InformationSwitches, Relays, and SolenoidsComputer Control SystemBatteriesStarting SystemElectrical Wire and FastenersConnectorsSummaryReview QuestionsChapter 6: Accessory Lighting and Electrical SystemsTerms to KnowIntroductionPassenger Comfort and ConvenienceInstrumentationWarning SystemsInformation SystemsInstrument Cluster OperationLighting SystemsAccessoriesRestraint SystemsSummaryReview QuestionsChapter 7: Engine Systems OperationTerms to KnowIntroductionEngine Design and ComponentsEngine OperationBearings and BushingsGasketsFuel SystemsCooling SystemsExhaust SystemsEmission Control SystemsComputer Systems and Engine ControlSummaryReview QuestionsChapter 8: Transmissions and Driveline SystemsTerms to KnowIntroductionPurpose and Types of DrivelineGears and Gear RatiosClutchesManual Transmissions and TransaxlesTorque ConvertersAutomatic Transmissions and TransaxlesContinuously Variable Transmissions and Transaxles (CVT)Drive Shafts and DifferentialsFinal Drives and Drive AxlesHybrid Electric Vehicle Transmissions and TransaxlesTransmission FluidsSummaryReview QuestionsChapter 9: Tires, Suspension, and SteeringTerms to KnowIntroductionLaws of MotionFrame, Suspension, and Steering RelationshipWheels and TiresSuspension System OperationTypes of Suspension SystemsElectronic Suspension SystemsSuspension System ComponentsTypes and Components of Steering SystemsWheel AlignmentTire Balance and RotationTire RotationAlignment and Tire Balance MachinesSummaryReview QuestionsChapter 10: BrakesTerms to KnowIntroductionHistory of BrakesBrake System OperationBrake System Components and OperationControl Valves, Lines and Hoses, and Warning LightsDrum Brake Components and OperationDisc Brake Components and OperationParking Brake OperationLubricantsAntilock Brake Systems (ABS)Traction Control SystemsSummaryReview QuestionsChapter 11: Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning SystemsTerms to KnowIntroductionCooling SystemsRefrigerant Control and UsageSummaryReview QuestionsChapter 12: Engine Performance TheoriesTerms to KnowIntroductionThermodynamicsEnergy and WorkPressure and VacuumNewton’s Laws of MotionHydraulic TheoryVehicle DesignHorsepower versus TorqueSummaryReview QuestionsGlossaryIndexSM CoverShop ManualContentsPhoto SequencesJob SheetsPrefaceChapter 1: Working in the Automotive IndustryTerms to KnowIntroductionManagers and Administrative OfficesTechnician Technical Responsibilities and PayShop and Technician Legal ConcernsWarranties and RecallsService Repair OrdersAdditional Vehicle Data PlatesSummaryASE-Style Review QuestionsChapter 2: Automotive Shop and Safety ProceduresTerms to KnowIntroductionPersonal and Coworker SafetyLifting and CarryingHazardous Material and Waste ControlFires and Fire ExtinguishersFirst AidHybrid Vehicle Safety and High-Voltage SafetyWorking around Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS)SummaryASE-Style Review QuestionsChapter 3: Using Automotive Tools and EquipmentTerms to KnowIntroductionTool and Equipment Inspection and MaintenanceLifting and Supporting a VehicleConnecting and Using an Impact WrenchAdjusting and Using a Torque WrenchUsing a Gear and Bearing PullerRemoving a Broken Stud or ScrewRemoving a Damaged NutSetting Up and Using an Oxyacetylene Torch for HeatingJump Starting and Charging a Dead BatteryUnderstanding and Using Service InformationASE-Style Review QuestionsASE-Style Challenge QuestionsChapter 4: Using Fasteners and Measuring EquipmentTerms to KnowIntroductionMeasuring Spark Plug GapMeasuring Shaft Diameter and WearMeasuring Runout on a DiscUsing Brake Calipers to Measure the Thickness of Brake DiscsMeasuring PressureMeasuring Engine VacuumFastener TorqueUsing a Pitch GaugeRepairing Internal ThreadsRemoving and Replacing a Damaged StudChemicals Used with Fastener ThreadsInstalling Solderless Electrical ConnectorsRepairing Weather Pack ConnectorsSoldering Wires and Electrical ConnectorsASE-Style Review QuestionsASE Challenge QuestionsChapter 5: Electrical and Electronic Systems Inspection, Maintenance, and ServiceTerms to KnowIntroductionUnderstanding a Wiring DiagramUsing a Test LightUsing a Digital MultimeterUsing a Fused Jumper WireInspecting Power Distribution and Circuit Protection DevicesDiagnosing an Open CircuitDiagnosing a Short CircuitDiagnosing a High Resistance CircuitInspecting, Servicing, and Testing the Battery SafetyBattery Testing SeriesAbsorbed Glass Mat Battery PrecautionsInspecting, Servicing, and Testing the Starter and CircuitTesting the Starting SystemStarter Motor RemovalStarter Circuit Tests Using a DMMInspecting, Servicing, and Testing the Alternator and Charging CircuitSpark Plug Evaluation and Power Balance TestingSpark PlugsPower Balance TestingSpecial Procedures for Working Safely around Hybrid Electric VehiclesServicing the Toyota PriusServicing the Honda Civic HybridASE-Style Review QuestionsASE Chalenge QuestionsChapter 6: Accessory Lighting and Electrical Systems Inspection, Maintenance, and TestingTerms to KnowIntroductionDisarming an AirbagWarning LightsTest Oil Pressure Warning CircuitGaugesLighting SystemsPower Windows, Locks, Seats, and Defogger SystemsAntitheft and Keyless Entry System Function TestingASE-Style Review QuestionsASE Challenge QuestionsChapter 7: Engine Inspection and Preventive MaintenanceTerms to KnowIntroductionChanging the Engine Oil and Filter and Checking Fluid LevelsChanging the Air and Fuel FiltersCooling System Inspection and Service InspectionsInspecting and Replacing the Serpentine Drive Belt and Pulley SystemInspecting the Timing Belt or ChainUsing a Chemical Sealant as a GasketExhaust System InspectionInspecting the Presence and Condition of Emission Control DevicesScanning for Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC) and MonitorsEngine Pressure TestingCylinder Leakage TestingASE-Style Review QuestionsASE Challenge QuestionsChapter 8: Transmission and Drivetrain Systems Inspection, Maintenance, and ServiceTerms to KnowIntroductionDriveline Diagnosis by NoiseInspecting and Adjusting the Clutch Linkage and FluidTransmission, Transaxle, and Differential ServiceDrive Shaft and Drive Axle RepairASE-Style Review QuestionsASE Challenge QuestionsChapter 9: Suspension and Steering ServiceTerms to KnowIntroductionChecking Frame and Suspension Mounting PointsDiagnosing and Inspecting Suspension and Steering ProblemsReplacing Suspension ComponentsSteering Component DiagnosisReplacing Steering Linkage ComponentsTire Wear DiagnosisWheel and Tire ServiceDiagnosing and Servicing TPMS Sensors and Tires with TPMS SensorsSetting Up an Alignment MachineASE-Style Review QuestionsASE Challenge QuestionsChapter 10: Servicing Brake SystemsTerms to KnowIntroductionBrake Fluid Inspection and ServicingDiagnosing Brake Systems by Inspection and Road TestingBrake Booster Diagnosis, Inspection, and ReplacementVacuum Booster ReplacementMaster Cylinder Diagnosis, Inspection, and ReplacementDisc Brake Pad ReplacementBrake Pad BurnishingBrake Rotor Inspection, Measurement, and ServicingBrake Rotor Removal and ResurfacingDrum Brake Shoe and Wheel Cylinder Inspection, Measuring, and ReplacementBrake Shoe, Drum, and Related Components Inspection and MeasurementBrake Lines and Hoses Inspection and ServiceInspecting Wheel Bearings before RemovalRemoving a Non-Sealed Wheel Bearing and SealInspecting and Repacking a Wheel BearingRemoving and Installing a Race in a HubInstalling a Wheel Bearing and SealReplacing a Sealed Hub Bearing AssemblyABS Diagnosis and ServiceImportant Notes about Servicing Brakes on Hybrid Electric VehiclesASE-Style Review QuestionsASE Challenge QuestionsChapter 11: Heating Ventilation and Air-Conditioning SystemsTerms to KnowIntroductionHeating and Air-Conditioning SafetyClimate Control SystemsHVAC Blower Motor AssemblyNo Air from Vents When Vehicle Is StoppedThe Cooling SystemHeater Does Not Work, A/C Is GoodAir-Conditioning SystemManifold Gauge SetRefrigerant Leak TestingPassenger Cabin Air FilterASE-Style Review QuestionsASE Challenge QuestionsChapter 12: Safety Inspections and Preventive MaintenanceTerms to KnowIntroductionInspection Routine Using the Five SensesIdentifying the Area of ConcernUnder the Vehicle InspectionInspecting Body-Mounted ComponentsDiagnosing by TheoryComponent Location and InspectionChecking for Leaks in the Engine CompartmentASE-Style Review QuestionsASE Challenge QuestionsGlossaryIndex