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Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair

Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair

by Rob Thompson


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ISBN-13: 9781111307417
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 03/27/2013
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 816
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Rob Thompson has been teaching high school automotive technology since 1995. He currently teaches 11th and 12th grade students in an ASE Education Foundation-accredited MLR program. His teaching career began in 1994 as an adjunct faculty member at Columbus State Community College. Since 2007, Thompson has worked on numerous projects for Cengage Learning and is the author of AUTOMOTIVE MAINTENANCE & LIGHT REPAIR. He has served on the board and is a past president of the North American Council of Automotive Teachers.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Automotive Industry. 2. Safety. 3. Shop Orientation. 4. Basic Technician Skills. 5. Wheels, Tires, and Wheel Bearings. 6. Suspension System Principles. 7. Suspension System Service. 8. Steering System Principles. 9. Steering System Service. 10. Brake System Principles. 11. Brake System Service. 12. Drum Brake System Principles. 13. Drum Brake System Inspection and Service. 14. Disc Brake System Principles. 15. Disc Brake System Inspection and Service. 16. Antilock Brakes, Vehicle Stability Control, and Power Assist. 17. Electrical/Electronic System Principles. 18. Basic Electrical/Electronic System Service. 19. Starting and Charging System Principles. 20. Starting and Charging System Service. 21. Lighting and Electrical Accessories. 22. Engine Performance Principles. 23. Engine Mechanical Testing and Service. 24. Engine Performance Service. 25. Drivetrains and Transmissions. 26. Heating and Air Conditioning. 27. Vehicle Maintenance.

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