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NATEF Standards Job Sheets Area A5, 3rd Edition

  • Jack Erjavec Columbus State Community College (Emeritus)
  • ISBN-10: 1435483200  |  ISBN-13: 9781435483200
  • 224 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2006
  • © 2010 | Published
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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.

Features and Benefits

  • manuals are not keyed to a specific text, making it easy to use one or more of them in any automotive education or training program in which NATEF coverage is desired
  • Job Sheets are correlated to all relevant NATEF tasks to help track students’ results with each shop activity
  • completed Job Sheets may be kept as records, providing tangible evidence that instructors are addressing all NATEF tasks while paving the way for program certification
  • all Job Sheets are perforated and begin on right-hand pages, enabling users to hand them in as homework or add them to portfolios

Table of Contents

Basic Brake System Theory.
Hazardous Materials and Wastes.
Brake Systems Tools and Equipment.
Job Sheet 1. Filling Out a Work Order.
Job Sheet 2. Identifying Problems and Concerns.
Job Sheet 3. Gathering Vehicle Information.
Job Sheet 4. Diagnosing Pressure Problems.
Job Sheet 5. Pedal Freeplay Inspection and Adjustment.
Job Sheet 6. Checking a Master Cylinder for Leaks.
Job Sheet 7. Bench Bleed a Master Cylinder.
Job Sheet 8. Brake System Road Test.
Job Sheet 9. Brake Line, Fitting, and Hose Service.
Job Sheet 10. Brake Fluid Handling and Replacement.
Job Sheet 11. Servicing Hydraulic System Valves.
Job Sheet 12. Brake Electrical and Electronic Component Service.
Job Sheet 13. Pressure Bleed Hydraulic System.
Job Sheet 14. Diagnosing Drum Brake Problems.
Job Sheet 15. Inspect and Service Drum Brakes.
Job Sheet 16. Refinishing Brake Drums.
Job Sheet 17. Wheel Cylinder Service.
Job Sheet 18. Removing and Installing a Tire and Wheel Assembly.
Job Sheet 19. Diagnosing Disc Brake Problems.
Job Sheet 20. Inspect and Service Typical Disc Brakes.
Job Sheet 21. Service a Single-Piston Disc Caliper.
Job Sheet 22. Inspect and Measure Brake Rotors.
Job Sheet 23. Remove and Install a Typical Hub and Rotor Assembly.
Job Sheet 24. Refinishing Brake Rotors on the Vehicle.
Job Sheet 25. Refinishing Brake Rotors Off the Vehicle.
Job Sheet 26. Servicing a Rear Disc Caliper.
Job Sheet 27. Checking Brake Pad Wear Indicator Systems.

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.