Automotive Technician Certification, Test Preparation Manual

Third Edition
Author: Don Knowles
ISBN #: 1418049263
©2007   Publish Date: 10/17/2006
Binding: PB
Pages: 704
Publisher: Cengage Learning

Price: $59.95


Filled with updated task list theory, practice tests, and abundant, demonstrative graphics, this revised edition provides all the latest information required to sufficiently prepare technicians to pass each of the A1-A8 and L1 ASE certification exams. Each chapter begins with a pretest that indicates the depth of preparation required to become familiar with the information in the chapter, followed by a description of each ASE task and the must-have information related to the task. ASE-type questions at the end of each chapter appear in the same format as on actual ASE tests to further prepare users to pass each exam.

Product Benefits:

  • Current information provides practice questions which match the latest ASE task list
  • Answers to pretest questions and helpful analyses at the end of each chapter provide learners with faster access to accurate information
  • Supportive "Hints" throughout each chapter help users work through the process of determining the correct answers to the questions

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1 Engine Repair: Pretest, General Engine Diagnosis, Cylinder Head and Valve Train Diagnosis and Repair, Engine Block Diagnosis and Repair, Lubrication and Cooling Systems Diagnosis and Repair, Fuel, Electrical, Ignition, and Exhaust System Inspection and Service, Answers and Analysis.
Chapter 2 Automatic Transmission/Transaxle: Pretest, General Transmission/Transaxle Diagnosis, Mechanical/Hydraulic Systems, Electronic Systems, Transmission/Transaxle Maintenance and Adjustment, In-Vehicle Transmission/Transaxle Repair, Off-Vehicle Transmission/Transaxle Repair, Removal, Disassembly, and Assembly, Gear Train, Shafts, Bushings, Oil Pump, and Case, Friction and Reaction units, Answers and Analysis.
Chapter 3 Manual Drive Train and Axles: Pretest, Clutch Diagnosis and Repair, Transmission Diagnosis and Repair, Transaxle Diagnosis and Repair, Drive (Half) Shaft and Universal Joint/Constant Velocity (CV) Joint Diagnosis and Repair (Front and Rear Wheel Drive), Answers and Analysis.
Chapter 4 Suspension and Steering: Pretest, Steering System Diagnosis and Repair, Steering Columns and Manual Steering Gears, Power-Assisted Steering Units, Steering Linkage, Suspension System Diagnosis and Repair, Front Suspension, rear Suspensions, Wheel Alignment Diagnosis, Adjustment, and Repair, Wheel and Tire Diagnosis and Repair, Answers and Analysis.
Chapter 5 Brakes: Pretest, Hydraulic System Diagnosis and repair, Master Cylinder (Non-ABS), Fluid, Lines and Hoses, Valves and Switches (Non-ABS), Power Assist Units Diagnosis and Repair, Miscellaneous Systems (Wheel Bearings, Parking Brakes, Electrical, etc.) Diagnosis and Repair, Anti-Lock Brake System(ABS) Diagnosis and Repair, Answers and Analysis.
Chapter 6 Electrical/Electronic Systems: Pretest, General Electrical/Electronic System Diagnosis, Battery Diagnosis and Service, Starting System Diagnosis and Repair, Charging System Diagnosis and Repair, Lighting Systems Diagnosis and Repair, Headlights, Parking Lights, Taillights, Dash Lights, and Courtesy Lights, Stoplights, Turn Signals, Hazard Lights, and Back up Lights, Gauges, Warning Devices, and Driver Information Systems Diagnosis and Repair, Horn and Wiper/Washer Diagnosis and Repair, Accessories Diagnosis and Repair, Body, Miscellaneous, Answers and Analysis.
Chapter 7 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Systems: Pretest, A/C System Diagnosis and Repair, refrigeration System Component Diagnosis and Repair, Compressor and Clutch, Evaporator, Condenser, and Related Components, Heating and Engine Cooling Systems Diagnosis and Repair, Operating Systems and Related Controls Diagnosis and Repair, Electrical Vacuum/Mechanical, Automatic and Semi-Automatic Heating, Ventilating, and A/C Systems, Refrigerant Recovery, Recycling, and Handling, Answers and Analysis.
Chapter 8 Engine Performance: Pretest, General Engine Diagnosis, Ignition System Diagnosis and Repair, Fuel, Air Induction, and Exhaust System Diagnosis and Repair, Emission Control Systems D...

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