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Automotive Service: Inspection, Maintenance, Repair 4th Edition

Tim Gilles

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2008
  • 1552 Pages

Overview

The newly-revised 4th edition of AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE: INSPECTION, MAINTENANCE, REPAIR contains all the knowledge and skills necessary for a student 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 trouble-shooting and repairing automobiles. Technically reviewed by instructors and industry experts, the 4th edition of this popular text is designed in particular for students 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.

Tim Gilles, Professor Emeritus, Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, California

Tim Gilles has authored or coauthored several textbooks and has been active in professional associations for many years. He was president and a board member of the California Automotive Teachers (CAT), a board member and election committee chair of the North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT), a member of the California Community College Chancellor's Trade and Industry Advisory Committee, and education committee chair for the Santa Barbara Chapter of the Independent Automotive Professionals Association. Mr. Gilles has also served several terms as a board member of the Santa Barbara Automotive Service Council and is active in industry associations such as AERA, The Automotive Repair Coalition, and IATN, including delivering presentations at numerous conferences. He was an automotive teacher for 38 years and is professor emeritus in the Automotive Technology Department at Santa Barbara City College. Mr. Gilles has held the industry certifications of ASE Master Automotive Technician and ASE Master Engine Machinist.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Full-color, updated photos and illustrations make key concepts come alive for the visual learner.
INTRODUCTION.
PART I: THE AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY.
1. Introduction to the Automobile.
2. Automotive Careers and Technician Certification.
PART II: SHOP PROCEDURES, SAFETY, TOOLS, AND EQUIPMENT.
3. Shop Safety.
4. Shop Management, Service Records, and Parts.
5. Locating Service Information and Specifications.
6. Measuring Tools and Systems.
7. Hardware, Fasteners, Drills, and Thread Repair.
8. Shop Tools.
9. General Shop Equipment.
10. Cleaning Equipment and Methods.
11. Lifting Equipment and Air Compressors.
PART III: VEHICLE INSPECTION (Lubrication/Safety Check).
12. Engine Lubrication.
13. Underhood and Body Inspection (Car on Ground).
14. Undercar Inspection and Service.
PART IV: ENGINE OPERATION AND SERVICE.
15. Introduction to the Engine.
16. Engine Classifications and Advanced Transportation Technologies.
17. Engine Size and Measurements.
18. Engine Upper End.
19. Engine Lower End and Lubrication System Theory.
PART V: COOLING SYSTEM, BELTS, HOSES, AND PLUMBING
20. Cooling System Theory.
21. Cooling System Service.
22. Automotive Belts.
23. Automotive Hoses.
24. Automotive Plumbing: Tubing and Pipe.
PART VI: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM THEORY AND SERVICE.
25. Basic Electrical System Theory and Repairs.
26. Battery Fundamentals.
27. Battery Service.
28. Starting System Fundamentals.
29. Starting System Service.
30. Charging System Fundamentals.
31. Charging System Service.
32. Lighting and Wiring Fundamentals.
33. Lighting and Wiring Service.
34. Safety, Security, Comfort Systems, and Electrical Accessories.
PART VII: HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING.
35. Heating and Air Conditioning Fundamentals.
36. Heating and Air Conditioning Service.
PART VIII: ENGINE PERFORMANCE DIAGNOSIS: THEORY AND SERVICE.
37. Ignition System Fundamentals.
38. Ignition System Service.
39. Fuels and Alternative Fuels.
40. Fuel System Fundamentals.
41. Fuel System Service.
42. Intake and Exhaust Systems, Turbochargers and Superchargers.
43. Emission Control System Fundamentals.
44. Emission Control System Service.
45. Electronics and Computer Systems Fundamentals.
46. Electronics and Computer Systems Service.
47. Advanced Emissions and On-board Diagnostics (ODB).
48. Diagnosing Engine Performance Problems.
PART IX: AUTOMOTIVE ENGINE SERVICE AND REPAIR.
49. Diagnosing Engine Mechanical Problems.
50. Engine Removal and Disassembly.
51. Engine Sealing, Gaskets, Fastener Torque.
52. Engine Diagnosis and Service: Cylinder Head and Valvetrain.
53. Engine Diagnosis and Service: Block, Crankshaft, Bearings, and Lubrication System.
54. Engine Diagnosis and Service: Piston, Piston Rings, Connecting Rod, Engine Balancing.
55. Ordering Parts, Short and Long Blocks, Engine Assembly.
56. Engine Installation, Break in, and In-Chassis Repairs.
PART X: BRAKES AND TIRES.
57. Brake Fundamentals.
58. Brakes Service.
59. Anti-lock Brakes – Traction and Stability Control.
60. Bearings, Seals, and Greases.
61. Tire and Wheel Theory.
62. Tire and Wheel Service.
PART XI: SUSPENSION, STEERING, ALIGNMENT.
63. Suspension Fundamentals.
64. Suspension System Service.
65. Steering Fundamentals.
66. Steering Service.
67. Wheel Alignment Fundamentals.
68. Wheel Alignment Service.
PART XII: DRIVE TRAIN.
69. Clutch Fundamentals.
70. Clutch Diagnosis and Service.
71. Manual Transmission Fundamentals.
72. Manual Transmission Diagnosis and Service.
73. Automatic Transmission Fundamentals.
74. Automatic Transmission Diagnosis and Service.
75. Driveline Operation.
76. Driveline Diagnosis and Service.
77. Front Wheel Drive (Transaxle and CV Joints) Fundamentals.
78. Front Wheel Drive (Transaxle and CV Joints) Service .
79. Driveline Vibration.

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Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Instructor's Web Site

ISBN: 9781305261846
The Instructor Resources to accompany Automotive Service, 5e are designed to make classroom and shop time as engaging and time-efficient as possible. Chapter presentations in PowerPoint for each chapter, an Image Gallery with all images from the text, chapter tests powered by Cognero, ASE-Practice tests, and NATEF task correlations are all meant to save you time, enhance your lectures, and keep your students focused.

Lab Manual

ISBN: 9781305261822
Put your knowledge of automotive systems to work with this Lab Manual. Activity sheets reinforce theory learned in the core text through parts identification exercises, matching exercises, and fill-in sheets. The second part of the Lab Manual includes a wide variety of hands-on worksheets that emphasize practical, real-life skills needed to service today's automobiles. References to current NATEF Standards are included on all relevant worksheets.

Instructor's Resource

ISBN: 9781305261839
The Instructor Resources to accompany Automotive Service, 5e are designed to make classroom and shop time as engaging and time-efficient as possible. Chapter presentations in PowerPoint for each chapter, an Image Gallery with all images from the text, chapter tests powered by Cognero, ASE-Practice tests, and NATEF task correlations are all meant to save you time, enhance your lectures, and keep your students focused.

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ISBN: 9781305262416
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FOR STUDENTS

Lab Manual

ISBN: 9781305261822
Put your knowledge of automotive systems to work with this Lab Manual. Activity sheets reinforce theory learned in the core text through parts identification exercises, matching exercises, and fill-in sheets. The second part of the Lab Manual includes a wide variety of hands-on worksheets that emphasize practical, real-life skills needed to service today's automobiles. References to current NATEF Standards are included on all relevant worksheets.