By Barry Hollembeak - First Edition
This textbook is designed to teach how automotive electricity and
electronics systems work, and also provides a thorough introduction
to diagnostics and repair.
Each concepts chapter is followed by a corresponding shop chapter
with a wealth of photo sequences and line illustrations to support
the written text. The book covers recent state-of-the-art fuel,
ignition, emissions, transmission, body and chassis control systems.
Pedagogical features are abundant and include chapter-opening
objectives, key terms lists, chapter-end summaries and a variety of
review questions, including many ASE-style questions.
This textbook will be a tremendous learning tool and valuable
resource for any aspiring automotive technician!
- covers the latest in diagnostic equipment, especially the use
of Digital Storage Oscilloscopes and the interpretation of wave
- great coverage of airbags, advanced lighting circuits,
electronic instrumentation and accessories and other topics not
covered well in other books
- provides one-volume coverage of both theory and diagnostics
and more comprehensively than other books on the market, making
this a valuable teaching tool
- photo sequences, illustrations, simple text, and excellent
English and Spanish Language Glossaries make procedures easy to
see, understand and master
- covers the automotive industry's standard practices for all
foreign and domestic manufacturers, so learning can be applied
BASIC ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS:
Basic Electrical Theories.
Electrical & Electronic Components.
Circuit Problems and Electrical Test.
Basic Electrical Troubleshooting & Service.
Wiring & Circuit Diagrams.
Battery Diagnosis & Service.
Direct Current Motors and the Starting System.
Starting System Diagnosis & Service.
Charging System Testing & Service.
Lighting Circuits Repair and Diagnosis.
Conventional Analog Instrumentation, Indicator Lights, and Warning
Conventional Instrument Cluster Diagnosis and Repair.
Electrical Accessories Diagnosis & Repair.
Basic Distributor and Electronic Ignition Systems.
Basic Ignition System Diagnosis and Service.
Introduction to Computers.
Body Computer System Diagnosis.
Computer Controlled Ignition Systems.
Computer Controlled Ignition System Diagnosis.
Electrical Fuel Control.
Electrical Fuel Injection Diagnosis and Service.
On Board Diagnostics Second Generation (OBD II).
OBD II Diagnosis.
Advanced Lighting Circuits and Electrical Instrumentation.
Advanced Lighting Systems and Electronic Instrumentation Diagnosis
Electronic Climate Control.
Diagnosis of Electronic Climate Control Systems.
Diagnosing and Servicing Vehicle Accessories.
Passive Restraint Systems.
Diagnosing Passive Restraint Systems.
Glossary of Terms.
512 pages -
8-1/2 x 11in.