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OBD-II: Functions, Monitors and Diagnostic Techniques, 1st Edition

  • Al Santini College of DuPage (retired)
  • ISBN-10: 1428390006  |  ISBN-13: 9781428390003
  • 400 Pages
  • © 2011 | Published
  • List Price = $ 107.95
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About

Overview

OBD II: FUNCTIONS, MONITORS, AND DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES, is a great resource to offer complete coverage of OBD II and encompasses everything readers need to know to succeed as technicians in the field. For a total learning solution, this exciting new book combines coverage of OBD II design, its role in state emission testing failures, diagnosis and repair, and the setting of readiness monitors. It provides readers with a solid working knowledge of the purpose and functions of the OBD II by beginning with an overview of the technology and its role in on-the job tasks. Using this as a foundation, more advanced topics are then addressed, including the extremely high-powered diagnostic abilities involving the various scanner modes, as well as the hows and whys of setting readiness monitors. With numerous practical examples and an emphasis on world-wide vehicle coverage that does not limit explanations to specific manufacturers, OBD II: FUNCTIONS, MONITORS, AND DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES, will prepare readers for success in the industry.

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Features and Benefits

  • Contains case studies that present actual vehicle failure scenarios and then demonstrate diagnosis and repair, offering reinforcement and the application of key concepts.
  • Copies of vehicle scan data stream provide real-world data, enabling your students to easily transfer their knowledge to the world of work.
  • Includes bi-directional control of the systems that provides a unique feature never before seen in any other book.
  • Opens each chapter with objectives, offering an introduction to each topic area and why it is important.
  • ASE-style questions at the end of each chapter prepare students for certification success.
  • Detailed photos, line drawings and screen captures that illustrate important information.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to OBD II.
2. OBD-I vs. OBD-II.
3. Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC's).
4. Readiness and Monitors.
5. Monitors and Strategies.
6. Scan Data.
7. Continuous Monitors-Misfire.
8. The Fuel System Monitor.
9. Comprehensive Component Monitor.
10. Oxygen Sensor Monitor.
11. CAT Monitor.
12. EVAP Monitor.
13. EGR Monitor.
14. Air Monitor, Thermostat, and PCV Systems.
15. Using OBD II Modes 5 and 6.
16. Repair Baseline Techniques.
17. CAN and OBD II.
18. Using a DSO on an OBD II System.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor Resources for Santini's OBD-II: Functions, Monitors and Diagnostic Techniques  (ISBN-10: 1428390200 | ISBN-13: 9781428390201)

Instructor Resources serve as an instructional resource and provides teaching tips or guidelines, essay questions, answers to review and test questions, key objectives, glossary, appendices and exercises for content reinforcement.

Computerized Engine Controls  (ISBN-10: 1428399968 | ISBN-13: 9781428399969)

Get the resource no technician should be without! Now in its 8th edition, Computerized Engine Controls continues the tradition of its predecessors: strong, solid coverage of both domestic and import engine control systems, which provides readers with the foundational knowledge needed to diagnose and repair any electronic system on any vehicle. Thoroughly updated to offer insight into the latest technological advances found on today's roads and highways, the 8th Edition examines such cutting-edge topics as hybrid and fuel cell vehicles, GM's 42-volt system, hexadecimal conversion and OBD II, multiplexing, and more. This updated edition also includes new content that will help electrical concepts come alive and all-new coverage of logic gates, taking the magic and mystery out of the computer. For technicians who are interested in increasing their diagnostic effectiveness on today's vehicle electronic systems, this book is an absolute "must"!

List Price = $248.95  | CengageBrain Price = $248.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $186.75

Introduction to On-Board Diagnostics II (OBDII)  (ISBN-10: 1418012203 | ISBN-13: 9781418012205)

Here's an easy-to-understand, logical guide to the diagnosis and repair of today's complex and sophisticated automotive control systems! In Introduction to On-Board Diagnostics (OBD II) readers will learn how this complex system functions and be provided with valuable reference material for diagnosing and troubleshooting its many components and circuits. This book provides a simple, logical approach to explain the operation of the OBD II system and will teach the reader how to quickly spot problems and identify components that are not functioning correctly. In addition, the interrelationships between the fuel delivery, emission control, ignition, and accessory systems are clearly addressed and explained. CAM data is also included. An interactive Computer Based Training (CBT) CD-ROM is also available as a supplement to this book. This course leads users through ten simulated trouble-code scenarios to reinforce the hands-on components of diagnosis and repair procedures that are taught in the manual.

List Price = $34.95  | CengageBrain Price = $34.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $26.25

Today's Technician: Advanced Engine Performance Classroom Manual and Shop Manaul  (ISBN-10: 1401877877 | ISBN-13: 9781401877873)

This brand new title in the Today's Technician Series covers the advanced topics of drivability, emissions testing, and engine diagnostics in depth. This new book features a thorough study of On-Board-Diagnostic generation II (OBD II) Continuous Monitors and Non-Continuous Monitors strategies, a chapter on Emission Control and Evaporative Systems, OBD II generic Diagnostic Trouble Codes identification and diagnosis, and Malfunction Indicator Light Strategies. Advanced use of On-Board Diagnostic Scanners and Digital Storage Oscilloscopes is also discussed.

List Price = $214.95  | CengageBrain Price = $214.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $161.25

Student Supplements

Computerized Engine Controls  (ISBN-10: 1428399968 | ISBN-13: 9781428399969)

Get the resource no technician should be without! Now in its 8th edition, Computerized Engine Controls continues the tradition of its predecessors: strong, solid coverage of both domestic and import engine control systems, which provides readers with the foundational knowledge needed to diagnose and repair any electronic system on any vehicle. Thoroughly updated to offer insight into the latest technological advances found on today's roads and highways, the 8th Edition examines such cutting-edge topics as hybrid and fuel cell vehicles, GM's 42-volt system, hexadecimal conversion and OBD II, multiplexing, and more. This updated edition also includes new content that will help electrical concepts come alive and all-new coverage of logic gates, taking the magic and mystery out of the computer. For technicians who are interested in increasing their diagnostic effectiveness on today's vehicle electronic systems, this book is an absolute "must"!

List Price = $248.95  | CengageBrain Price = $248.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $186.75

Introduction to On-Board Diagnostics II (OBDII)  (ISBN-10: 1418012203 | ISBN-13: 9781418012205)

Here's an easy-to-understand, logical guide to the diagnosis and repair of today's complex and sophisticated automotive control systems! In Introduction to On-Board Diagnostics (OBD II) readers will learn how this complex system functions and be provided with valuable reference material for diagnosing and troubleshooting its many components and circuits. This book provides a simple, logical approach to explain the operation of the OBD II system and will teach the reader how to quickly spot problems and identify components that are not functioning correctly. In addition, the interrelationships between the fuel delivery, emission control, ignition, and accessory systems are clearly addressed and explained. CAM data is also included. An interactive Computer Based Training (CBT) CD-ROM is also available as a supplement to this book. This course leads users through ten simulated trouble-code scenarios to reinforce the hands-on components of diagnosis and repair procedures that are taught in the manual.

List Price = $34.95  | CengageBrain Price = $34.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $26.25

Today's Technician: Advanced Engine Performance Classroom Manual and Shop Manaul  (ISBN-10: 1401877877 | ISBN-13: 9781401877873)

This brand new title in the Today's Technician Series covers the advanced topics of drivability, emissions testing, and engine diagnostics in depth. This new book features a thorough study of On-Board-Diagnostic generation II (OBD II) Continuous Monitors and Non-Continuous Monitors strategies, a chapter on Emission Control and Evaporative Systems, OBD II generic Diagnostic Trouble Codes identification and diagnosis, and Malfunction Indicator Light Strategies. Advanced use of On-Board Diagnostic Scanners and Digital Storage Oscilloscopes is also discussed.

List Price = $214.95  | CengageBrain Price = $214.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $161.25

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Al Santini

Al Santini has over 35 years of experience teaching automotive electronics, including 22 years as an instructor at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Mr. Santini currently teaches technician classes on vehicle emissions, including OBD-II. In addition to holding a master's degree in technical education and ASE certification, he is an active member of the Society of Automotive Testers (SAT), the Illinois College Automotive Instructor's Association (ICAIA) and the North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT), where he has been a member for 28 years.