Today's Technician, Automotive Suspension & Steering Systems

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Author: Don Knowles
Edition: 003
Product Type: Bound Book
ISBN 13: 9780766859982
ISBN 10: 0766859983
Copyright: 2003

Price: $109.95

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Today's Technician: Automotive Suspension and Steering, 3E continues to strike the perfect balance between theory and practice. The new edition of this tightly coordinated Classroom/Shop Manual package is guaranteed to guide users to the expertise they need to diagnosis and service suspension and steering systems on today's cars, SUVs, and light-duty trucks. Unmatched for completeness, this edition now offers opportunities to explore the latest advancements in suspension and steering technology, including: run-flat tires, shock absorber mountings on SUVs, the effect of 42V electrical systems on power steering pumps, electronic power and four-wheel steering systems, and new wheel alignment procedures. Shop safety, including procedures for handling hazardous waste, is stressed. Cautions and warnings also appear at strategic points to reinforce the importance of following safe working procedures, while case studies and practical customer care tips play an important role in linking must-know theory to the real-life practices of today's professional, ASE-certified technicians.


  • thorough discussion of rear suspension system operation and service includes coverage of the latest systems on today's SUVs
  • in-depth review of noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH) theory provides users with the knowledge needed for fast and effective diagnosis, troubleshooting, and repair
  • coverage of computer-controlled suspension systems introduces readers to four-wheel theory, paving the way to professional servicing of new vehicle stability control systems
  • chapter-end summaries, review and ASE-style questions, worksheets, plus ASE task tables guide readers to rapid mastery of the skills required of today's automotive technicians
  • the Shop Manual contains step-by-step photo sequences, professional service tips, plus
    three-hole drilled and perforated Job Sheets for users to fill out and turn in for grading
  • an Instructor's Guide available free to adopters includes an answer key, correlation guide to ASE tasks, lecture outlines, a set of sample tests, and transparency masters
  • a state-of-the-art e.resource equips instructors with an image library, PowerPoint slides, extra lab exercises, a computer testbank, and more

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