Today's Technician, Automotive Suspension & Steering Classroom Manual and Shop Manual

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Author: Don Knowles
Edition: 005
Product Type: Bound Book
ISBN 13: 9781435481183
ISBN 10: 1435481186
Copyright: 2011

Price: $109.95

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Master the knowledge and skills needed to diagnose and service suspension and steering systems for today's cars, SUVs, light duty trucks and now, hybrids, with the latest edition of this highly successful Classroom/Shop Manual package! With the same carefully constructed balance of theory and practice that made previous editions so valuable, the 5th Edition of TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE SUSPENSION AND STEERING takes the content to the next level, from coverage of the latest mandatory tire pressure monitoring systems to the newest electronically-controlled suspension systems. And the highly updated, state-of-the-art information doesn't end there; the book also features new information on the most current front and rear suspension designs, recent developments in steering columns and air bag systems, and the latest electronic power steering gears. Reinforcing its practical, user-friendly approach are strategically placed cautions and warnings that emphasize safe working procedures and case studies that link theory to the real-life practices of today's professional, ASE-certified technicians, making this a must-have for aspiring and new automotive technicians alike!


  • All-new content on the latest automotive industry trends and developments, including Active Steering System operation and service, Four Wheel Active Steering (4WAS) operation and service, PAX tire systems, Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Lane Departure Warning Systems, and Telematics.
  • Expanded and updated coverage of Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS).
  • New, visually exciting four-color format with hundreds of new photographs and line drawings.
  • Builds strong foundation in systems examination with an in-depth look at the latest computer-controlled suspension systems.
  • Quickly brings readers up-to-speed with critical industry information with a solid introduction to the electric-drive power steering pumps used on some vehicles and hybrid cars, as well as the latest electronic wheel alignment equipment and procedures on most current suspension systems.
  • Facilitates understanding of electrical and electronic principles at work through comprehensive coverage of the advantages, application, design, operation, diagnosing, and servicing of electric-assist power steering gears.
  • Forms powerful connections between theory and the day-to-day experiences of today's professional, ASE-certified technicians with case studies and practical customer care tips.
  • Visually exciting four-color format with hundreds of new photographs and line drawings aids learning.

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