Today's Technician, Manual Transmissions & Transaxles

Fourth Edition
Author: Jack Erjavec
ISBN #: 1401877532
©2006   Publish Date: 08/31/2005
Binding: PB
Pages: 864
Publisher: Cengage Learning

Price: $109.95


This comprehensive, two-volume package provides users with a solid overview of clutches, transmissions, transaxles, drive axles, differentials, and four-wheel drive systems. The updated fourth edition features the latest technological developments, including dual clutch systems, various limited-slip differential designs, six speed transmissions, constantly variable transmissions, and self-shifting manual transmissions. With a sharp focus on current technologies and the inclusion of outstanding learning features, this new edition provides an excellent classroom resource for students preparing to become future technicians!

Product Benefits:

  • early chapters offer a system overview and basic theories of operation, to lay the groundwork for more complex material
  • current model transmissions are used as examples throughout the text, including five and six-speed and constantly variable transmissions.
  • fully covers, and is correlated to, ASE certification area A3 and the NATEF area for Manual Transmissions
  • an ASE practice exam in the Shop Manual helps to prepare students for certification
  • a robust supplement package offers instructors everything they need to save time, enhance lectures and keep students engaged!

Table of Contents:

CM Chapter 1: Manual Drive Trains and Axles
CM Chapter 2: Drivetrain Theory
CM Chapter 3: Clutches
CM Chapter 4: Manual Transmissions/Transaxles
CM Chapter 5: Front Drive Axles
CM Chapter 6: Drive Shafts and Universal Joints
CM Chapter 7: Differentials and Drive Axles
CM Chapter 8: Four-Wheel-Drive Systems
CM Chapter 9: Advanced Four-Wheel-Drive Systems
CM Chapter 10: Drivetrain Electrical and Electronic Systems
SM Chapter 1: Safety
SM Chapter 2: Special Tools & Procedures
SM Chapter 3: Servicing Clutches
SM Chapter 4: Servicing Transmissions/Transaxles
SM Chapter 5: Servicing Front Drive Axles
SM Chapter 6: Servicing Drive Shafts and Universal Joints
SM Chapter 7: Servicing Differentials and Drive Axles
SM Chapter 8: Servicing Four-Wheel-Drive Systems
SM Chapter 9: Diagnosing 4WD and AWD Control Systems
SM Chapter 10: Servicing Drivetrain Electrical Systems
Appendix A: ASE Practice Exam
Appendix B: Metric Conversions
Appendix C: Manual Transmissions Special Tools Suppliers
Appendix D: Manufacturers Websites

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