This comprehensive resource provides detailed content on the theory of operation, diagnosis, repair, and rebuilding of automotive engines. Students will gain essential technical expertise as they develop the skills and knowledge they need for professional success, including critical thinking and awareness of key industry trends and practices. AUTOMOTIVE ENGINES: DIAGNOSIS, REPAIR, AND REBUILDING, Eighth Edition, emphasizes universal repair techniques and case histories based on real-world scenarios to prepare users for careers in the field. Instructor resources include lesson plans, customizable lab sheets that address NATEF Standards, a customizable test bank with questions based on chapter content, PowerPoint presentations, and more. Now updated with new, full-color images and information on the latest trends, tools, and technology--including hybrid engines and high-performance components--this trusted text is the ideal resource for automotive program instructors who want a complete teaching package for their Engines course. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This state-of-the-art book offers a comprehensive introduction to the technology of engine diagnosis, repair and rebuilding. Automotive engine repair techniques, universal to all engines, are thoroughly discussed with a major emphasis on diagnosis and troubleshooting.
TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE REPAIR & REBUILDING, CLASSROOM MANUAL AND SHOP MANUAL, Sixth Edition, delivers the theoretical and practical knowledge technicians need to repair and service modern automotive engines and prepare for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Engine Repair certification exam. Designed to address all National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards for Engine Repair, this system-specific text addresses engine construction, engine operation, intake and exhaust systems, and engine repair, as well as the basics of engine rebuilding. Forward-looking discussions include advances in hybrid technology, factors affecting engine performance, and the design and function of modern engine components. Long known for its technical accuracy and concise writing style, the Sixth Edition of this reader-friendly text includes extensive updates to reflect the latest NATEF standards, new information on current industry trends and developments, additional drawings and photos, and a variety of electronic tools for instructors. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
The photos in this edition are black and white. There comes a time in every automobile's life when the engine just doesn't perform as it should anymore. It may be burning oil, it may be leaking, the compression may be so low that it only starts on cold days, or maybe it just isn't very efficient anymore. When all of this happens, you have to decide whether to just dump the car and replace it, or add some new life to your old car by rebuilding the engine. Rebuilding the engine in any used car, much less a classic, seems like a much more attractive option when you can save a lot of money by doing it yourself. Sometimes the savings are the difference between keeping your car or letting it go. If you want to keep you car running strong and lasting for years, this is the book for you. A part of CarTech's Workbench Series, "How to Rebuild Any Automotive Engine" covers the basics of any engine rebuild in more than 400 photos of step-by-step instruction. Subjects covered include preparation and tool requirements, engine removal, engine disassembly, machine work and clean-up, short-block assembly, final engine assembly, installation, start-up, and break in. Also visited are the options of purchasing crate engines, remanufactured engines, and performance upgrades. This book applies to all cars on the road that feature an internal combustion engine. Spend a little on this book and save hundreds of dollars down the road.
Prepare for an automotive career with AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE: INSPECTION, MAINTENANCE, REPAIR! Packed with everything you need to succeed, this best-selling book features clear explanations and high-quality illustrations to help you master automotive systems theory, plus step-by-step instructions for hands-on troubleshooting and repair procedures. Carefully aligned to the latest ASE Education Foundation requirements and standards, this comprehensive guide covers all eight major course areas of automotive technology, so you can develop the knowledge and skills to launch your career as a professional automotive technician.
Engine theory, rebuilding and servicing are all covered in this updated edition that reflects the most modern developments in the field of automotive engine studies
Ideal for aspiring and active automotive professionals, TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICITY & ELECTRONICS, Sixth Edition, equips readers to confidently understand, diagnose, and repair electrical and electronic systems in today's automobiles. Using a unique two-volume approach to optimize learning in both the classroom and the auto shop, the first volume (Classroom Manual) details the theory and application of electricity, electronics, and circuitry in modern automobiles, while the second (Shop Manual) covers real-world symptoms, diagnostics, and repair information. Known for its comprehensive coverage, accurate and up-to-date technical information, and hundreds of detailed illustrations and vibrant photographs, 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 techniques—including audio and infotainment systems, LED and adaptive lighting, hybrid and electric vehicles, and accessory systems—the Sixth Edition also aligns with the NATEF 2012 accreditation model, including job sheets correlated to specific 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.
Engine Repair, published as part of the CDX Master Automotive Technician Series, provides students with the technical background, diagnostic strategies, and repair procedures they need to successfully repair engines in the shop. Focused on a “strategy-based diagnostics” approach, this book helps students master diagnosis in order to properly resolve the customer concern on the first attempt.
This user-friendly resource will thoroughly prepare readers to work in the important area of automotive technology known as chassis systems. It features accurate and up-to-date coverage of both brakes and suspension/steering in one complete volume. Technically precise drawings and photographs are prominently featured, supplying the visual support necessary for readers to grasp important principles and practices. The first half of the book is devoted to the latest information on brakes, including friction materials, drums, and rotors. The newest tire information is presented, followed by current suspension, steering, and wheel alignment material. The balance of the book is dedicated to front and rear wheel drive shafts and axles, and vibration analysis. Diagnosis and troubleshooting of worn and failed parts is emphasized throughout.
Provides detailed instructions for the examination, disassembly, maintenance, repair, reassembly, and installation of small-block Ford eight cylinder engines
Featuring three new chapters on hybrid and electric vehicles, this fully updated 5th edition of AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE: INSPECTION, MAINTENANCE, REPAIR helps students develop the knowledge and skills they need to be successful in a range of automotive careers. Known for its clear explanations and high quality art, this best-selling text covers all eight major course areas of automotive technology, from an introduction to shop management to theories of vehicle systems operations with step-by-step procedures for trouble shooting and repair. Technically reviewed by instructors and industry experts and reflecting the latest NATEF Automobile Program Standards, this edition is ideal for students enrolled in NATEF-accredited programs. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Covering a wide range of service and repair techniques, this illustrated instructional guide details theory, maintenance, and rebuilding procedures for all production classes of engines
A complete, step-by-step guide to the entire engine rebuilding process. Every step is fully illustrated. Covers the most popular engines. Everything youll need to know to do-it-yourself. In a clear, easy-to-follow format. What you can learn: Includes 262, 265, 267, 283, 302, 305, 307, 327, 350, 396, 400, 402, 427 and 454 cubic inch V8 engines: • Diagnosis • Overhaul • Performance • Economy modifications Book Summary: • Engine identification • Tools and equipment • Diagnosis • Cylinder head servicing • Engine removal and installation • Step-by-step procedures • Fully illustrated with over 300 photos • Tips from professionals • Machine shop repairs • Performance and economy modifications Table of Contents: Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Tools and equipment Chapter 3: Diagnosing engine problems Chapter 4: Preparing for an overhaul Chapter 5: Overhauling the cylinder heads Chapter 6: Overhauling the engine block Chapter 7: Reassembling and installing the engine Chapter 8: Related repairs Chapter 9: Improving performance and economy
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. This book is part of the Pearson Automotive Professional Technician Series, which provides full-color, media-integrated solutions for today’s students and instructors covering all eight areas of ASE certification, plus additional titles covering common courses. Peer reviewed for technical accuracy, the series and the books in it represent the future of automotive textbooks. Prepare tomorrow’s automotive professionals for success. Automotive Engine Performance, 5/e covers both the fundamental and advanced engine performance topics, as well as the practical skills that students must master to be successful in the industry. Written by a service technician and an automotive instructor—not a technical writer—and fully up to date with the latest automotive engine performance systems used since 2005, the text is revered as the best available text on the subject. Formatted to appeal to today's technical trade students, Halderman’s text uses helpful tips and full-color, step-by-step visuals to bring concepts to life and guide students through the procedures they'll use on the job. To keep your course current, all of the content is correlated to the latest NATEF task requirements for the NATEF MLR, AST, and MAST designated topics of Automotive Engine Performance Systems (A8); over 40 new photos or drawings are included to bring the content alive; and new or updated information is included on such topics as new OSHA hazardous chemical labeling requirements, Atkinson Cycle engine design, scope testing of MAF sensors, gasoline direct injection (GDI), Fiat Chrysler Multiair System information, and Tier 3 Emission Standards.
Auto Engine Repair teaches students to diagnose, service, and repair all makes and models of gasoline and diesel engines. This textbook details how engines and their related systems are constructed and how they operate. It includes topical information on recent developments in engine designand service. Auto Engine Repair is a valuable guide for anyone wanting to understand or work on todays engines, as well as those preparing for ASE Certification Test A1, Engine Repair. It can also be used for review when preparing for ASE Certification Test A8, Engine Performance. Includes NATEFStandards Job Sheets on CD. This bundle includes a copy of the Student Text and an Online Text (6-Year Classroom Subscription). Students can instantly access the Online Text with browser-based devices, including iPads, netbooks, PCs, and Mac computers.With G-W Online Textbooks, students easily navigate linked table of contents, search specific topics, quickly jump to specific pages, enlarge for full-screen reading mode, and print selected pages for offline reading.
The Modern Automotive Technology MLR Shop Manual: Maintenance and Light Repair Job Sheets for Performance-Based Learning covers 100% of the tasks in the 2013 NATEF Maintenance and Light Repair Task List. It is designed specifically for use in MLR-accredited training programs, as well as programs seeking MLR accreditation. This manual is divided into eight sections that correspond to the ASE certification areas and eight areas of the NATEF Task List. Each section of the manual is further divided into a number of jobs. Each job is a hands-on activity that covers one or more NATEF maintenance and light repair tasks. The eight sections of the manual and jobs they contain are color coded to make it easy to locate specific content. Each job in this manual is designed to be accomplished in a single lab session. Check boxes are provided in the left-hand column of the jobs so the student can mark off tasks as they are performed. Blanks are provided for recording service-related information. In addition, three types of special notices appear throughout the jobs in this manual. These notices point out special information or safety considerations for the task being performed. They are color coded according to the type of information being provided.