Automotive Service, Inspection, Maintenance, Repair

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Author: Tim Gilles
Edition: 004
Product Type: Bound Book
ISBN 13: 9781111128616
ISBN 10: 1111128618
Copyright: 2012

Price: $134.95

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The newly revised 4th edition of AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE: INSPECTION, MAINTENANCE, REPAIR contains all the knowledge and skills necessary for readers to be successful in a number of automotive careers. This text covers all eight major course areas of automotive technology by progressing students through an introduction to shop management and then covering theories of vehicle systems operations with step-by-step procedures for troubleshooting and repairing automobiles. Technically reviewed by instructors and industry experts, the 4th edition of this popular text is designed in particular for the needs of those readers enrolled in NATEF-certified programs. Updated and expanded content in this edition includes coverage of hybrid vehicles, HTHS viscosity ratings, latest coolants, ejector cycle systems, dynamometer, and turbochargers and superchargers.


  • Up-to-date coverage of automotive technologies, including hybrid vehicles.
  • Electronics and engine performance content enhanced throughout.
  • Updated information on engine oils, including HTHS viscosity ratings.
  • New cooling system information, including the latest on coolants, and new content on pressure caps, reverse flow systems, and cooling system service.
  • New information on air conditioning and refrigerants, including ejector cycle systems.
  • Expanded dynamometer information and improved turbocharger and supercharger coverage.
  • New and updated science, math, history and vintage systems notes.
  • Full-color, updated photos and illustrations make key concepts come alive for the visual learner.
  • Safety Notes and Caution text boxes underscore the importance of safety procedures in the shop to avoid bodily injury and/or equipment damage.
  • Instructor Resources DVD includes updated ExamView Computerized Test Bank, expanded chapter presentations in PowerPoint, ASE-style practice questions, end-of-chapter review questions as Word files, Image Library of text images, and NATEF Task correlations.

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