Higher Education

TechOne: Manual Transmissions, 1st Edition

  • Jack Erjavec Columbus State Community College (Emeritus)
  • ISBN-10: 1401834000  |  ISBN-13: 9781401834005
  • 432 Pages
  • © 2004 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $161.50



Delmar Learning's new TechOne: Manual Transmissions simplifies teaching and learning with its unique format. Concise chapters cover theory, diagnosis, service, and repair for manual transmission systems, sub-topics, and components. This easy-to-follow method helps students rapidly progress from one topic to the next. Strong illustrations and photos enhance the approach for visual learners, and all students can benefit from the coverage of ASE certification requirements. Once the course is completed, an ASE practice exam in the Appendix allows students to put their skills to the test.

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Features and Benefits

  • NATEF tasks required for certification in manual transmissions and axles are covered in detail
  • logical and thorough diagnostics help students gain skills that will make them successful automotive technicians
  • the organization of material into short chapters gives instructors added flexibility in making the content fit into their training program outlines
  • review questions are structured in a variety of formats, including ASE-style, challenging students to prove that they've mastered the material
  • a Bilingual Glossary provides English and Spanish translations for Technical Terms, helping students from many backgrounds achieve success in school and on the job

Table of Contents

Safe Work Practices. Measuring Systems, Fasteners, and Measuring Tools. Common Hand Tools. Power and Special Tools. Working as a Drive Train Tech. Drive Train Theory. Basic Electrical Theory. Common Drive Train Electrical Components. Basic Electrical Service. Testing Drive Train Electrical Circuits. Front Drive Axles and Wheel Bearings. CV Joints. Diagnosing FWD Axles and Joints. Servicing FWD Axles and Joints. Servicing FWD Wheel Bearings. Drive Shafts. Universal Joints. RWD Drive Axles. Diagnosing Drive Shaft, U-Joints, and RWD Drive Axles. Servicing Drive Shafts And U-Joints. Servicing RWD Drive Axles. Final Drive and Differential Assemblies. Diagnosing RWD Differential and Final Drive Units. Servicing RWD Differential and Final Drive Units. Differential and Final Drive Adjustments. FWD Final Drive Units. Limited Slip Differential Units. Clutch Operation. Diagnosing Clutch Problems. Servicing Clutch Linkages. Servicing Clutch Assemblies. Manual Transmissions. Manual Transaxles. Diagnosing Manual Transmissions/Transaxles. In-Vehicle Transmission Service. Disassemble a Manual Transmission/Transaxle. Inspection and Cleaning of Transmission Parts. Reassemble a Manual Transmission/Transaxle. Four-Wheel-Drive Systems. Diagnosing 4WD Systems. Servicing 4WD Systems. Transfer Cases.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Jack Erjavec

Jack Erjavec has become a fixture in the automotive textbook publishing world. He has decades of experience as a technician, educator, author, and editor, and has authored or co-authored more than 30 automotive textbooks and training manuals. Erjavec holds a master's degree in vocational and technical education from Ohio State University, and he spent twenty years at Columbus State Community College as an instructor and administrator. A long-time affiliate of the North American Council of Automotive Teachers, he also served as executive vice-president for the organization and spent several years on its board of directors. Erjavec is also associated with ATMC, SAE, ASA, ATRA, AERA, and other automotive professional associations.