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Auto Engine Performance and Driveability, A8, 3rd Edition

Auto Engine Performance and Driveability, A8, 3rd Edition
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By: Chris Johanson

ISBN: 978-1-60525-054-0
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2010
Subject: Automotive
Grade Level: 11-14
Retail Price: $96.00
School Price: $72.00


Auto Engine Performance and Driveability provides information on the operation, service, and repair of the various systems that affect engine performance and driveability, including the computer system, the emission control system, fuel system, and ignition system. This comprehensive textbook emphasizes the use of strategy-based troubleshooting procedures and the latest diagnostic equipment to pinpoint problems.
  • Correlates to the A8 Engine Performance section of the NATEF Task List.
  • Heavily illustrated to reinforce important topics.
  • ASE-type review questions in all chapters.
  • Appendix includes OBD II diagnostic trouble codes and a guide to using scan tools.
  • Textbook includes NATEF Standards Job Sheets on CD, with more than 200 pages of A8-related job sheets.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Engine Performance and Driveability
  2. Safety and Environmental Protection
  3. Tools, Test Equipment, and Service Information
  4. Automotive Formulas and Vehicle Driveability Evaluation
  5. Fundamentals of Engine Construction and Operation
  6. Electricity and Electronics Fundamentals
  7. Computer Control Fundamentals
  8. Ignition System Fundamentals
  9. Fuel System Fundamentals
10. Emissions Control and Exhaust System Fundamentals
11. Drive Train and Other System Fundamentals
12. Basic Diagnostic Procedures
13. Troubleshooting Techniques
14. Electrical System Diagnosis and Repair
15. Computer Control System Diagnosis and Repair
16. Ignition System Diagnosis and Repair
17. Fuel System Diagnosis and Repair
18. Diagnosis and Repair of the Emission Control and Exhaust Systems
19. Engine Mechanical Diagnosis
20. Drive Train and Other System Diagnosis
21. ASE Certification
22. Career Opportunities in the Automotive Service Field

Look Inside

Text-includes NATEF Standards Job Sheets on CD
   sample Chapter 5 (PDF, 1.15 MB)
   sample Chapter 7 (PDF, 959 KB)
   sample Job 6 (PDF, 842 KB)
   sample Job 12 (PDF, 767 KB)
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
   sample Chapter 5 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
   sample Chapter 7 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License
   sample Chapter 13 (PPS, 3.13 MB)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.

About Author(s)

Chris Johanson - has been involved in the automotive service business for more than 35 years, as a technician, instructor, and author. He has a bachelor's degree in Industrial Arts Education and has written several books on the subject of automotive technology. Mr. Johanson is an ASE-certified master technician and also has ASE certifications in Advanced Engine Performance and Light Vehicle Diesel Engines.


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Text-includes NATEF Standards Job Sheets on CD 528 978-1-60525-054-0 $96.00$72.00
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Online Text, 1yr. Individual Access Key Code 528 978-1-61960-130-7 $48.00$36.00
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15) 528 978-1-60525-856-0 $96.00$72.00
Bundle (Text + Online Text 6yr. Classroom Subscription, min. 15) 528 978-1-61960-093-5 $128.00$96.00
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* ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 1230 test questions 978-1-60525-057-1 $244.00$183.00*
* Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 2284 slides 978-1-60525-058-8 $240.00$180.00*
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