Automotive Engines, Diagnosis, Repair, Rebuilding

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Author: Tim Gilles
Edition: 007
Product Type: Bound Book
ISBN 13: 9781285441740
ISBN 10: 1285441745
Copyright: 2015

Price: $109.95

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This complete textbook provides detailed content on the theory of operation, diagnosis, repair, and rebuilding of automotive engines. In addition to essential technical expertise, the text helps users develop the skills and knowledge they need for professional success, including critical thinking and awareness of key industry trends and practices. The text emphasizes universal repair techniques and case histories based on real-world scenarios to prepare users for careers in the field. Instructor resources include lesson plans, customizable lab sheets that address NATEF Standards, a customizable test bank with questions based on chapter content, presentations in PowerPoint, and more. Now updated with new, full-color images and information on the latest trends, tools, and technology—including hybrid engines and high-performance components—AUTOMOTIVE ENGINES: DIAGNOSIS, REPAIR, REBUILDING, Seventh Edition, is the ideal resource for automotive programs who want a complete teaching package for their Engines course.


  • New and updated full-color photographs and illustrations throughout the text help bring key concepts to life, making it easier for users to apply what they learn in hands-on, real-world scenarios.
  • The author has updated content to reflect new developments in automotive technology and industry practices, including information on hybrid engines, gasoline direct injection theory and service, cooling and lubrication systems, variable valve timing, and relative compression testing with amp probe and DSO.
  • A new section devoted to high-performance engines includes extensive coverage of turbochargers, manifolds, and camshafts, preparing users to understand and service these specialized engine components.
  • A robust package of instructor resources makes it easier to integrate the text within your course; highlights include presentations in PowerPoint, lesson plans, customizable lab sheets incorporating NATEF Standards, and a test bank featuring abundant questions based on chapter content.
  • Special features throughout the text help support effective learning and career preparation, including images of failed and worn parts to help users prevent recurring problems, information on repairing and restoring high-performance sports cars, and tips from experienced professionals on shop practices and engine machining.
  • Compelling case histories provide real-world examples to illustrate key concepts and techniques, helping users appreciate the practical applications of text material and think critically about using their knowledge and skills in a variety of professional scenarios.
  • The author emphasizes repair techniques universal to all engines, covering fundamental principles and practices to prepare users for career success in independent repair shops, parts and machine shops, auto dealerships, and other settings.

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