Automotive Brake Systems / Edition 6

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Overview

Automotive Brake Systems, Sixth Edition, provides complete coverage of the parts, operation, design, and troubleshooting of brake systems. Real examples and full color images throughout the text offer readers a practical approach to the diagnosis and repair of the NATEF tasks for the Automotive Brake Systems (A5) content area. Thoroughly revised and updated, the sixth edition has been peer reviewed by automotive instructors and experts in the field to ensure technical accuracy.

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This textbook focuses on diagnostic procedures for and skill development within the area of automotive brake systems. The second edition adds 13 photo sequences and answers to frequently asked questions. The CD-ROM contains color photo sequences with narration, a waveform library, and sample ASE questions. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132814744
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 2/5/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 319,833
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Vehicle Construction, Fasteners, and Safety.
2. Braking System Principles, Components, and Operation.
3. Master Cylinders and Hydraulic System Diagnosis and Service.
4. Wheel Bearings and Service.
5. Drum Brake Operation, Diagnosis, and Service.
6. Disc Brake Operation, Diagnosis, and Service.
7. Parking Brake Operation, Diagnosis, and Service.
8. Machining Brake Drums and Rotors.
9. Power Brake Unit Operation, Diagnosis, and Service.
10. ABS Components and Operation.
11. ABS Diagnosis and Service.
Appendix 1: ASE-Style Sample Test.
Appendix 2: Lug Nut Tightening Torque Chart.
Appendix 3: English-Metric (SI) Conversion Chart.
Appendix 4: Decimal Equivalents.
Appendix 5: Shoe, Drum Diameter Chart.
Appendix 6: Automotive Names and Addresses.
Appendix 7: "Machine to" Dimension for Drums and Rotors.
Answers to Even-Numbered ASE Certification-Type Questions.
Glossary.
Index.
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