Automotive Engine Performance / Edition 4

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Automotive Engine Performance,¿Fourth Edition,provides complete coverage of the parts, operation, design, and troubleshooting of automotive engines. 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 Engine Performance Systems (A8) content area. Thoroughly revised and updated, the fourth edition has been peer reviewed by automotive instructors and experts in the field to ensure technical accuracy.


Coming SUMMER 2014! This text is fully integrated with MyAutomotiveLab–an online resource for instructors and students that provides time-saving help for homework, quizzing, testing, multimedia activities, and videos. For more information:

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780133027754
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 1/30/2013
  • Series: Automotive Systems Books Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 592
  • Sales rank: 257,152
  • Product dimensions: 10.80 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

  1. Service Information, Tools, and Safety
  2. Environmental and Hazardous Materials
  3. Gasoline Engine Operation, Parts, and Specifications
  4. Diesel Engine Operation and Diagnosis
  5. Gasoline
  6. Alternative Fuels
  7. Diesel and Biodiesel Fuels
  8. Cooling System Operation and Diagnosis
  9. Lubrication System Operation and Diagnosis
  10. Intake and Exhaust Systems
  11. Variable Valve Timing Systems
  12. Turbocharging and Supercharging
  13. Engine Condition Diagnosis
  14. In-Vehicle Engine Service
  15. Advanced Starting and Charging Systems Diagnosis
  16. Ignition System Components and Operation
  17. Ignition System Diagnosis and Service
  18. Computer and Network Fundamentals
  19. Onboard Diagnosis
  20. Temperature Sensors
  21. Throttle Position (TP) Sensors
  22. MAP/BARO Sensors
  23. Mass Air Flow Sensors
  24. Oxygen Sensors
  25. Wide-Band Oxygen Sensors
  26. Fuel Pumps, Lines, and Filters
  27. Fuel-Injection Components and Operation
  28. Gasoline Direct-Injection Systems
  29. Electronic Throttle Control System
  30. Fuel-Injection System Diagnosis and Service
  31. Vehicle Emission Standards and Testing
  32. Emission Control Devices Operation and Diagnosis
  33. Scan Tools and Engine Performance Diagnosis
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