Auto Body Repair Technology, 4E

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Author: James E. Duffy
Edition: 004
Product Type: Bound Book
ISBN 13: 9780766862722
ISBN 10: 0766862720
Copyright: 2004

Price: $189.95

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The single most authoritative information resource available today, Auto Body Repair Technology, 4E explains all aspects of collision repair more clearly and in greater detail than any other collision repair book. Its 7 sections and 29 newly up-to-date chapters allow readers to gain modern professional skills as well as the technical know-how needed to tackle everything from initial collision evaluation through estimating and final paint detailing!

Fully updated, all procedures incorporate the latest advances in materials and methods for doing competent repair work on late model vehicles. Valuable information on ASE certification and entrepreneurship is also included to guide readers to success in their first job and/or when starting their own auto body repair businesses.


  • safety is now addressed later in the book, so that readers with a more complete understanding of parts, tools, equipment, and materials better understand the importance of the protective measures that must be implemented in the shop
  • discussion of software and hardware commonly available in modern collision repair shops prepares technicians to access service information and specifications quickly and efficiently using a personal computer
  • individual chapters detail the skills and methods required to apply plastic body filler; remove, align, or install body panels; make repairs to doors, windshields, and interior trim, seats, dash panel, carpeting, and more
  • an all-new section discusses mechanical-electrical repairs and features the latest information on servicing mechanical components, wheel alignment, and restraint system operation and service
  • skillful use of full-color highlights important topics associated with painting and refinishing, and generates excitement while improving comprehension

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