This updated classroom/shop manual set
explores the basic theories of operation behind each automotive
system and the diagnostic, testing, and repair procedures
assuming no prior knowledge of automotive technology.
Fundamental skills and maintenance are addressed, as well as the
application of the theory behind each automotive system. New and
proposed strategies in engine fuels and vehicle power systems,
an overview of current undercarriage systems technologies, and
information on alternative fuels vehicles are just some of the
topics covered in the new edition.
- Provides readers with the technical information they
need to communicate intelligently with a customer on exactly
what has to be repaired, replaced, or reused, as well as the
knowledge to achieve what was established in that
- Includes more use of metric measuring instruments;
expanded information on brakes, including Active Braking
systems and their link to Active Suspension systems; and
electronic stability and electronic power steering,
including four-wheel steering.
- Contains expanded vehicle computer details including a
detailed description of signals, actuators, sensors, and
other computer system components.
- Features state-of-the-art information on the global
automotive industry and the role of the technician within
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