Automotive Service: Inspection, Maintenance, Repair / Edition 4

Hardcover (Print)
Rent
Rent from BN.com
$24.60
(Save 81%)
Est. Return Date: 12/01/2014
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$107.22
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $87.83
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 33%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (11) from $87.83   
  • New (8) from $122.51   
  • Used (3) from $0.00   

Overview

The newly revised 4th edition of AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE: INSPECTION, MAINTENANCE, REPAIR contains all the knowledge and skills necessary for readers to be successful in a number of automotive careers. This text covers all eight major course areas of automotive technology by progressing students through an introduction to shop management and then covering theories of vehicle systems operations with step-by-step procedures for troubleshooting and repairing automobiles. Technically reviewed by instructors and industry experts, the 4th edition of this popular text is designed in particular for the needs of those readers enrolled in NATEF-certified programs. Updated and expanded content in this edition includes coverage of hybrid vehicles, HTHS viscosity ratings, latest coolants, ejector cycle systems, dynamometer, and turbochargers and superchargers.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

Meet the Author


Tim Gilles has been active in professional associations for many years. He was president and a board member of the California Automotive Teachers (CAT), a board member and election committee chair of the North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT), a member of the California Community College Chancellor's Trade and Industry Advisory Committee, and education committee chair for the Santa Barbara Chapter of the Independent Automotive Professionals Association. Mr. Gilles has also served several terms as a board member of the Santa Barbara Automotive Service Council and is active in industry associations such as AERA, The Automotive Repair Coalition, and IATN, including delivering presentations at numerous conferences. He was an automotive teacher for 38 years and is professor emeritus in the Automotive Technology Department at Santa Barbara City College. Mr. Gilles is an ASE Master Automotive Machinist and an ASE Master Automotive Technician.
Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION. PART I: THE AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY. 1. Introduction to the Automobile. 2. Automotive Careers and Technician Certification. PART II: SHOP PROCEDURES, SAFETY, TOOLS, AND EQUIPMENT. 3. Shop Safety. 4. Shop Management, Service Records, and Parts. 5. Locating Service Information and Specifications. 6. Measuring Tools and Systems. 7. Hardware, Fasteners, Drills, and Thread Repair. 8. Shop Tools. 9. General Shop Equipment. 10. Cleaning Equipment and Methods. 11. Lifting Equipment and Air Compressors. PART III: VEHICLE INSPECTION (Lubrication/Safety Check). 12. Engine Lubrication. 13. Underhood and Body Inspection (Car on Ground). 14. Undercar Inspection and Service. PART IV: ENGINE OPERATION AND SERVICE. 15. Introduction to the Engine. 16. Engine Classifications and Advanced Transportation Technologies. 17. Engine Size and Measurements. 18. Engine Upper End. 19. Engine Lower End and Lubrication System Theory. PART V: COOLING SYSTEM, BELTS, HOSES, AND PLUMBING 20. Cooling System Theory. 21. Cooling System Service. 22. Automotive Belts. 23. Automotive Hoses. 24. Automotive Plumbing: Tubing and Pipe. PART VI: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM THEORY AND SERVICE. 25. Basic Electrical System Theory and Repairs. 26. Battery Fundamentals. 27. Battery Service. 28. Starting System Fundamentals. 29. Starting System Service. 30. Charging System Fundamentals. 31. Charging System Service. 32. Lighting and Wiring Fundamentals. 33. Lighting and Wiring Service. 34. Safety, Security, Comfort Systems, and Electrical Accessories. PART VII: HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING. 35. Heating and Air Conditioning Fundamentals. 36. Heating and Air Conditioning Service. PART VIII: ENGINE PERFORMANCE DIAGNOSIS: THEORY AND SERVICE. 37. Ignition System Fundamentals. 38. Ignition System Service. 39. Fuels and Alternative Fuels. 40. Fuel System Fundamentals. 41. Fuel System Service. 42. Intake and Exhaust Systems, Turbochargers and Superchargers. 43. Emission Control System Fundamentals. 44. Emission Control System Service. 45. Electronics and Computer Systems Fundamentals. 46. Electronics and Computer Systems Service. 47. Advanced Emissions and On-board Diagnostics (ODB). 48. Diagnosing Engine Performance Problems. PART IX: AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE SERVICE AND REPAIR. 49. Diagnosing Engine Mechanical Problems. 50. Engine Removal and Disassembly. 51. Engine Sealing, Gaskets, Fastener Torque. 52. Engine Diagnosis and Service: Cylinder Head and Valvetrain. 53. Engine Diagnosis and Service: Block, Crankshaft, Bearings, and Lubrication System. 54. Engine Diagnosis and Service: Piston, Piston Rings, Connecting Rod, Engine Balancing. 55. Ordering Parts, Short and Long Blocks, Engine Assembly. 56. Engine Installation, Break in, and In-Chassis Repairs. PART X: BRAKES AND TIRES. 57. Brake Fundamentals. 58. Brakes Service. 59. Anti-lock Brakes - Traction and Stability Control. 60. Bearings, Seals, and Greases. 61. Tire and Wheel Theory. 62. Tire and Wheel Service. PART XI: SUSPENSION, STEERING, ALIGNMENT. 63. Suspension Fundamentals. 64. Suspension System Service. 65. Steering Fundamentals. 66. Steering Service. 67. Wheel Alignment Fundamentals. 68. Wheel Alignment Service. PART XII: DRIVE TRAIN. 69. Clutch Fundamentals. 70. Clutch Diagnosis and Service. 71. Manual Transmission Fundamentals. 72. Manual Transmission Diagnosis and Service. 73. Automatic Transmission Fundamentals. 74. Automatic Transmission Diagnosis and Service. 75. Driveline Operation. 76. Driveline Diagnosis and Service. 77. Front Wheel Drive (Transaxle and CV Joints) Fundamentals. 78. Front Wheel Drive (Transaxle and CV Joints) Service . 79. Driveline Vibration.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)