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Today's Technician: Automotive Electricity and Electronics, 5th Edition

  • Barry Hollembeak
  • ISBN-10: 1435470109  |  ISBN-13: 9781435470101
  • 1572 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2007, 2003, 1997
  • © 2011 | Published
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Overview

Unsurpassed in coverage of the theory and procedures for automotive electricity and electronics, the newest edition of this highly successful classroom and shop manual is guaranteed to instill both the knowledge and skills critical to success in the industry. TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICITY & ELECTRONICS, 5TH EDITION has been updated to offer a more streamlined presentation of diagnostic and service procedures, as well as additional attention to data bus networks, including the CAN, LIN, ISO, and other common systems. The book also features expanded coverage of vehicle accessory systems, including the new multi-stage air bag systems, weight classification systems, side air bag systems, and laser-guided cruise control systems. An all-new chapter on hybrid and high voltage systems rounds out the up-to-date content, ensuring readers gain a strong working knowledge that of the latest industry trends and technologies.

Features and Benefits

  • Engages readers and clarifies key concepts with highly detailed, carefully selected illustrations, many in four-color, that elevate reader interest and understanding.
  • Engages readers and clarifies key concepts with highly detailed, carefully selected illustrations, many in four-color, that elevate reader interest and understanding.
  • Highlights safe work habits and practices in a full chapter devoted to safety.
  • Prepares readers for the all-important ASE certification with an ASE practice exam in the shop manual.

Table of Contents

Classroom Manual.
PREFACE.
PART 1: INTRODUCTION TO AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS.
Introduction.
Why Become An Electrical System Technician.
The Role Of Electricity In The Automobile.
Introduction To Electrical Systems.
Summary.
Terms To Know.
Review Questions.
PART 2: BASIC THEORIES.
Introduction.
Basics Of Electron Flow.
Electricity Defined.
Electrical Laws.
Types Of Current.
Electrical Circuits.
Kirchhoff''s Laws.
Capacitance.
Magnetism Principals.
Theory Of Induction.
Emi Suppression.
Summary.
Terms To Know.
Review Questions.
PART 3: ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS.
Introduction
Electrical Components.
Electronic Components.
Circuit Protection Devices.
Circuit Defects.
Summary.
Terms To Know.
Review Questions.
PART 4: WIRING AND CIRCUIT DIAGRAMS.
Introduction.
Automotive Wiring.
Wiring Diagrams.
Summary.
Terms To Know.
Review Questions.
PART 5: AUTOMOTIVE BATTERIES.
Introduction.
Conventional Batteries.
Maintenance-Free Batteries.
Hybrid Batteries.
Recombination Batteries.
High Voltage Batteries.
Ultra-Capacitors.
Battery Terminals.
Battery Ratings.
Battery Cables.
Battery Holddowns.
Summary.
Terms To Know.
Review Questions.
PART 6: STARTING SYSTEMS AND MOTOR DESIGNS.
Introduction.
Direct-Current Motor Principles.
Dc Motor Field Winding Designs.
Starter Drives.
Cranking Motor Circuits.
Starter Control Circuit Components.
Cranking Motor Designs.
AC Motor Principles.
Integrated Starter Generator.
Summary.
Terms To Know.
Review Questions.
PART 7: CHARGING SYSTEMS.
Introduction.
Principal Of Operation.
AC Generators.
AC Generator Circuits.
AC Generator Operation Overview.
Regulation.
Charging Indicators.
Ac Generator Design Differences.
Hev Charging Systems.
Summary.
Terms To Know.
Review Questions.
PART 8: LIGHTING CIRCUITS.
Introduction.
Lamps.
Headlights.
Headlight Switches.
Concealed Headlights.
Flash To Pass.
Exterior Lights.
Interior Lights.
Summary.
Terms To Know.
Review Questions.
PART 9: INTRODUCTION TO THE BODY COMPUTER.
Introduction.
Computer Functions.
Analog And Digital Principles.
Microprocessor.
Computer Memory.
Information Processing.
High Side And Low Side Drivers.
Outputs.
Summary.
Terms To Know.
Review Questions.
PART 10: COMPUTER INPUTS.
Introduction.
Thermistors.
Pressure Sensors.
Position And Motion Detection Sensors.
Switch Inputs.
Feedback Signals.
Summary.
Terms To Know.
Review Questions.
PART 11: VEHICLE COMMUNICATION NETWORKS.
Introduction.
Multiplexing Communication Protocols.
Multiplexing Systems.
Supplemental Data Bus Networks.
Summary.
Terms To Know.
Review Questions.
PART 12: ADVANCED LIGHTING CIRCUITS.
Introduction.
Computer-Controlled Concealed Headlights.
Computer-Controlled Headlight Systems.
Automatic On-Off With Time Delay.
Automatic Headlight Dimming.
Headlight Leveling.
Adaptive Headlights.
Daytime Running Lamps.
Adaptive Brake Lights.
Illuminated Entry Systems.
Instrument Panel Dimming.
Fiber Optics.
Lamp Outage Indicators.
Summary.
Terms To Know.
Review Questions.
PART 13: INSTRUMENTATION AND WARNING LAMPS.
Introduction.
Electromechanical Gauges.
Quartz Analog Instrumentation.
Gauge Sending Units.
Digital Instrumentation.
Head-Up Display.
Travel Information Systems.
Warning Lamps.
Summary.
Terms To Know.
Review Questions.
PART 14: ACCESSORIES.
Introduction.
Horns.
Windshield Wipers.
Computer Operated Wipers.
Intelligent Windshield Wipers.
Washer Pumps.
Blower Motor Circuits.
Electric Defoggers.
Power Mirrors.
Power Windows.
Power Seats.
Memory Seats.
Power Door Locks.
Automatic Door Locks.
Keyless Entry.
Anti-Theft Systems.
Immobilizer Systems.
Electronic Cruise Control Systems.
Electronic Sunroof Concepts.
Electronic Heated Windshield.
Vehicle Audio Entertainment Systems.
Summary.
Terms To Know.
Review Questions.
PART 15: PASSIVE RESTRAINT SYSTEMS.
Introduction.
Passive Seat Belt Systems.
Air Bag Systems.
Air Bag Deployment.
Air Bag Warning Lamp.
Passenger Side Air Bags.
Hybrid Air Bag Types.
Multi-Stage Air Bag Deployment.
Side Impact Air Bags.
Air Bag On/Off Switches.
Seat Belt Pretensioners.
Inflatable Knee Blockers.
Occupant Classification Systems.
Summary.
Terms To Know.
Review Questions.

SHOP MANUAL
PREFACE.
PART 1: SAFETY.
Introduction.
Personal Safety.
Tool And Equipment Safety.
Lifting The Vehicle.
Running The Vehicle While In The Shop.
Fire Hazards And Prevention.
Hazardous Materials.
Electrical System Safety.
General Hybrid Electric Vehicle Safety.
Summary.
Terms To Know.
Ase-Style Review Questions.
Job Sheets.
PART 2: SPECIAL TOOLS AND PROCEDURES.
Introduction.
Basic Electrical Troubleshooting.
Test Equipment.
Multimeters.
Insulation Tester.
Lab Scopes And Oscilloscopes.
Scan Tools.
Static Strap.
Memory Keepers.
Service Information.
Working As An Electrical Systems Technician.
Diagnostics.
Summary.
Terms To Know.
Ase-Style Review Questions.
Ase Challenge Questions.
Job Sheets.
PART 3: BASIC ELECTRICAL TROUBLESHOOTING AND SERVICE.
Introduction.
Testing For Circuit Defects.
Testing Circuit Protection Devices.
Testing And Replacing Electrical Components.
Testing Diodes.
Testing Transistors.
Digital Storage Oscilloscope (Dso).
Case Study.
Terms To Know.
Ase-Style Review Questions.
Ase Challenge Questions.
Job Sheets.
PART 4: WIRING REPAIR AND READING CIRCUIT DIAGRAMS.
Introduction.
Wire Repair.
Replacing Fusible Links.
Repairing Connector Terminals.
Ground Straps.
Reading Wiring Diagrams.
Case Study.
Terms To Know.
Ase-Style Review Questions.
Ase Challenge Questions.
Job Sheets.
PART 5: BATTERY DIAGNOSIS AND SERVICE
Introduction.
General Precautions.
Battery Inspection.
Charging The Battery.
Maintaining Memory Functions.
Battery Test Series.
Battery Drain Test.
Battery Removal And Cleaning.
Jumping The Battery.
Hv Battery Service.
Recycling Batteries.
Case Study.
Terms To Know .
Ase-Style Review Questions.
Ase Challenge Questions.
Job Sheets.
PART 6: STARTING SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS AND SERVICE.
Introduction.
Starting System Service Cautions.
Starting System Troubleshooting.
Testing The Starting System.
Starter Motor Removal.
Starter Motor Disassembly.
Starter Motor Component Tests.
Starter Reassembly.
Case Study.
Terms To Know.
Ase-Style Review Questions.
Ase Challenge Questions.
Job Sheets.
PART 7: CHARGING SYSTEM TESTING AND SERVICE.
Introduction.
Charging System Service Cautions.
Ac Generator Noises.
Charging System Troubleshooting.
Voltage Output Testing.
Voltage Drop Testing.
Field Current Draw Test.
Current Output Testing.
Full Field Test.
Regulator Test.
Diode/Stator Test.
Diode Pattern Testing.
Charging System Requirement Test.
Ac Generator Removal And Replacement.
Ac Generator Disassembly.
Ac Generator Component Testing.
Ac Generator Reassembly.
Hev Inverter/Converter.
Case Study.
Terms To Know.
Ase-Style Review Questions.
Ase Challenge Questions.
Job Sheets.
PART 8: LIGHTING CIRCUITS REPAIR AND DIAGNOSIS.
Introduction.
Headlights.
Concealed Headlights.
Headlight Switch Testing And Replacement.
Dimmer Switch Testing And Replacement.
Taillight Assemblies.
Interior Lights.
Lighting System Complexity.
Case Study.
Terms To Know.
Ase-Style Review Questions.
Ase Challenge Questions.
Job Sheets.
PART 9: BODY COMPUTER SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS.
Introduction.
Electronic Service Precautions.
Diagnosis Of Computer Voltage Supply And Ground Circuits.
Diagnostic Trouble Codes.
Visual Inspection.
Entering Diagnostics.
Testing Actuators.
Flashing The Bcm.
Case Study.
Terms To Know.
Ase-Style Review Question.
Ase Challenge Questions.
Job Sheets.
PART 10: SENSOR DIAGNOSTIC ROUTINES.
Introduction.
Intermittent Faults.
Diagnosing Temperature Sensors And Their Circuits.
Diagnosing Pressure Sensors.
Diagnosing Position And Motion Detection Sensors.
PART 11: TESTING HALL-EFFECT SENSORS.
Case Study.
Terms To Know.
Ase Style Review Questions.
Ase Challenge Questions.
Job Sheets.
PART 12: VEHICLE MULTIPLEXING DIAGNOSTICS.
Introduction.
Communication Fault Codes.
Iso 9141-2 Bus System Diagnostics.
Iso-K Bus System Diagnostics.
Class A Bus System Diagnostics.
J1850 Bus System Diagnostics.
Controller Area Network Bus Diagnostics.
Local Interconnect Network Bus Diagnostics.
Enhanced Scan Tool Diagnostics.
Case Study.
Terms To Know.
Ase-Style Review Question.
Ase Challenge Questions.
Job Sheets.
PART 13: ADVANCED LIGHTING SYSTEMS DIAGNOSIS AND SERVICE.
Introduction.
Computer-Controlled Concealed Headlight Diagnosis.
Testing Computer-Controlled Headlight Systems.
Automatic Headlight System Diagnosis.
Headlight Leveling Systems
Daytime Running Lamps.
Illuminated Entry System Diagnosis
Fiber Optics Diagnosis.
Case Study.
Terms To Know.
Ase Style Review Questions.
Ase Challenge Questions.
Job Sheets.
PART14: INSTRUMENTATION AND WARNING LAMP SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR.
Introduction.
Instrument Panel And Printed Circuit Removal.
Bcm Diagnostics.
Self Diagnostics.
Speedometer Diagnosis And Repair.
Tachometer.
Conventional Instrument Cluster Gauge Diagnosis.
Electronic Gauge Diagnosis.
Gauge Sending Units.
Warning Lamps.
Trip Computers.
Case Study.
Terms To Know.
Ase-Style Review Questions.
Ase Challenge Questions.
Job Sheets.
PART15: ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR.
Introduction.
Horn Diagnosis.
Wiper System Service.
Diagnosing Computer Controlled Wiper Systems.
Automatic Wiper System Diagnosis.
Windshield Washer System Service.
Blower Motor Service.
Electric Defogger Diagnosis And Service.
Power Window Diagnosis.
Power Seat Diagnosis
Memory Seat Diagnosis.
Power Door Lock Diagnosis.
Automatic Door Lock System Troubleshooting.
Remote Keyless Entry Diagnosis.
Antitheft System Troubleshooting.
Immobilizer System Service.
Diagnosis And Service Of Electronic Cruise Control Systems.
Electronic Sunroof Diagnosis.
Electronically Heated Windshield Service.
Audio And Video Entertainment Systems.
Case Study.
Terms To Know.
Ase-Style Review Questions.
Ase Challenge Questions.
Job Sheets.
PART 16: SERVICING PASSIVE RESTRAINT SYSTEMS.
Introduction.
Automatic Seatbelt Service.
Air Bag Safety And Service Warnings.
Diagnostic System Check.
Retrieving Fault Codes.
Air Bag System Testing.
Inspection After An Accident.
Clean Up Procedure After Deployment.
Component Replacement.
Occupant Classification System Service.
Case Study.
Terms To Know.
Ase-Style Review Questions.
Ase Challenge Questions.
Job Sheets.
PART 17: HYBRID AND HIGH VOLTAGE SYSTEM SERVICE.
APPENDIX A.
Ase Practice Examination.
APPENDIX B.
Metric Conversions.
APPENDIX C.
Electrical And Electronic Special Tool Suppliers.
GLOSSARY OF TERMS.
INDEX.

Supplements

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Instructor Supplements

Instructor Resources  (ISBN-10: 143547015X | ISBN-13: 9781435470156)

ASE Test Preparation- A6 Electrical/Electronics Systems  (ISBN-10: 1418038830 | ISBN-13: 9781418038830)

Technicians seeking certification in any one of the automotive ASE exam areas will benefit from the valuable preparation offered by this newly revised package of test preparation booklets. Each title in this popular series features the most up-to-date ASE task list available, along with practice test questions like those typically seen on an ASE certification exam to help users feel more comfortable and prepared to pass the actual test. Comprehensive coverage includes overviews of each task list topic, including descriptions of the actual repair procedure being discussed, plus ASE test taking strategies and detailed explanations as to why a particular answer is correct or incorrect.

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NATEF Standards Job Sheets Area A6  (ISBN-10: 1435483219 | ISBN-13: 9781435483217)

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.

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Student Supplements

ASE Test Preparation- A6 Electrical/Electronics Systems  (ISBN-10: 1418038830 | ISBN-13: 9781418038830)

Technicians seeking certification in any one of the automotive ASE exam areas will benefit from the valuable preparation offered by this newly revised package of test preparation booklets. Each title in this popular series features the most up-to-date ASE task list available, along with practice test questions like those typically seen on an ASE certification exam to help users feel more comfortable and prepared to pass the actual test. Comprehensive coverage includes overviews of each task list topic, including descriptions of the actual repair procedure being discussed, plus ASE test taking strategies and detailed explanations as to why a particular answer is correct or incorrect.

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Barry Hollembeak

Barry Hollembeak has been involved in the automotive repair industry for nearly 40 years and has provided instruction to dealership technicians for the past 20 years as a technical trainer. Mr. Hollembeak entered the automotive technology field in 1974 as a service technician, working in both fleet and independent repair shops before opening his own repair facility. After selling his business and retiring as a technician, he became an instructor and author, teaching automotive technology at the post-secondary level for five years and serving as director of education for two years. Mr. Hollembeak then entered manufacturer training. He is a Master and Advanced Engine Performance Certified Technician with ASE and is a member of the Colorado Automotive Teachers Society. Mr. Hollembeak is involved with the College Automotive Program, AYES and SkillsUSA and has been a guest speaker for NATEF, CATS, and several other organizations.