All eight of the NATEF Job Sheets manuals have been thoughtfully designed to assist users gain valuable job preparedness skills and master specific diagnostic and repair procedures required for success as a professional automotive technician. Ideal for use either as a stand-alone item or with any comprehensive or topic-specific automotive text, the entire series is aligned with the 2008 NATEF tasks and consists of individual books for each of the following areas: Engine Repair, Automatic Transmissions/Transaxles, Manual Drive Trains and Axles, Suspension and Steering, Brakes, Electricity/Electronics, Heating and Air Conditioning, and Engine Performance. Central to each manual are well-designed and easy-to-read job sheets, each of which contains specific performance-based objectives, lists of required tools and materials, safety precautions, plus step-by-step procedures to lead users to completion of shop activities. Also, each job sheet references all applicable NATEF Standards. As they work through each task, users are encouraged to conduct tests, record measurements, make observations, and employ critical-thinking skills in order to draw conclusions. Space is included for users to make notes concerning problems encountered while working, and for instructors to add comments and/or grades.
Table of Contents
ENGINE PERFORMANCE SYSTEMS.
Basic Engine Performance Theory.
Hazardous Materials and Wastes.
Engine Performance Tools and Equipment.
Job Sheet 1. Filling Out a Work Order.
Job Sheet 2. Verifying the Condition of and Inspecting an Engine.
Job Sheet 3. Gathering Vehicle Information.
Job Sheet 4. Interpreting Identification Numbers.
Job Sheet 5. Using a Vacuum Gauge.
Job Sheet 6. Conduct a Cylinder Power Balance Test.
Job Sheet 7. Perform Cylinder Cranking and Running Compression Tests.
Job Sheet 8. Perform a Cylinder Leakage Test.
Job Sheet 9. Scope Testing an Ignition System.
Job Sheet 10. Using an Exhaust Gas Analyzer.
Job Sheet 11. Engine Temperature Check.
Job Sheet 12. Test Cooling System.
Job Sheet 13. Valve Timing Check.
Job Sheet 14. Conduct a Diagnostic Check on an Engine Equipped with OBD II.
Job Sheet 15. Interpreting Codes from an Engine Control System.
Job Sheet 16. No-Code Diagnostics.
Job Sheet 17. Checking for Communication Errors with a Scan Tool.
Job Sheet 18. Checking Common Sensors.
Job Sheet 19. Electronic Service Information.