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Today's Technician: Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems / Edition 4

Today's Technician: Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems / Edition 4

by Don Knowles


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Today's Technician: Automotive Suspension and Steering Systems / Edition 4

This new edition features the most current content on suspension and steering systems for today's cars, SUVs, light duty trucks and now, hybrids! The 4th Edition is teeming with new and improved content, from the latest mandatory tire pressure monitoring systems to the newest electronically-controlled suspension systems. New information on the latest front and rear suspension designs, recent developments in steering columns and air bag systems, and the latest electronic power steering gears are also discussed.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401896829
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 07/11/2006
Series: Today's Technician Ser.
Edition description: REV
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 9.34(w) x 10.66(h) x 1.49(d)

About the Author

Don Knowles has been writing automotive training materials for over 28 years, with 54 textbooks to his credit, as well as student manuals, training CDs, and short articles for service bulletins. He was previously employed as an automotive instructor at the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology (SIAST) Palliser Campus, where he produced over 60 automotive training videos and wrote a computer-assisted instruction (CAI) program to coordinate with each video. Mr. Knowles is currently the owner and manager of Knowles Automotive Training, a company focused exclusively on the preparation of automotive training materials and an educational member of the Automotive Service Association (ASA). An ASE certified Automotive Technician, he has also been a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers for over 30 years, and is a member of the North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT).

Table of Contents

Safety practices
Basic theories
Wheel bearings
Tires and wheels
Shock absorbers and struts
Front suspension system
Rear suspension systems
Computer-controlled suspension systems
Steering columns and steering linkage mechanisms
Power steering pumps
Recirculating ball steering gears
Rack and pinion steering gears
Four wheel steering systems
Frames and frame damage
Four wheel alignment part I
Four wheel alignment part ii

Safety practices
Tools and safety practices
Wheel bearing and seals services
Wheel and tire service and balancing
Shock absorber and strut diagnosis and service
Front suspension system service
Rear suspension service
Computer controlled suspension systems
Steering column and linkage diagnosis and service
Power steering pump diagnosis and service
Recirculating ball steering gear diagnosis and service
Rack and pinion steering gear diagnosis and service
Electronic four wheel steering service and diagnosis
Frame diagnosis and service
Four wheel alignment procedures
Four wheel alignment adjustments

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