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Auto Engine Performance and Driveability, 4th Edition

Auto Engine Performance and Driveability, 4th Edition
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By: Chris Johanson

ISBN: 978-1-61960-779-8
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2015
Subject: Automotive
Grade Level: 11-14
Retail Price: $116.00
School Price: $87.00


Auto Engine Performance and Driveability provides information on the operation, service, and repair of various related systems: computer, emission control, fuel, and ignition. Strategy-based troubleshooting procedures are stressed. Information on state-mandated emissions testing programs is included.
  • Correlated to section A8 of the ASE Task List, Engine Performance.
  • Includes coverage of OBD II as it relates to the various systems that affect driveability.
  • Contains information on state-mandated emissions testing programs and explains how to interpret test results.
  • Appendix contains OBD codes and a detailed guide to using scan tools.

Previous Edition
Auto Engine Performance and Driveability, A8, 3rd Edition

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

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G-W Online, 180-day Individual Access Key Code
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
   sample Chapter 7 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
   sample Chapter 18 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
Online Course
   sample Take a Tour of G-W Online (Demo, Automotive)
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NATEF Standards
   PDF 2017 NATEF Automobile Service Technology (AST) Task List (PDF, 524 KB)
   PDF 2017 NATEF Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) Task List (PDF, 515 KB)
   PDF 2017 NATEF Master Automobile Service Technology (MAST) Task List (PDF, 528 KB)
   PDF Shop Manual: 2017 NATEF Automobile Service Technology (AST) Task List (PDF, 482 KB)
   PDF Shop Manual: 2017 NATEF Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) Task List (PDF, 473 KB)
   PDF Shop Manual: 2017 NATEF Master Auto. Service Technology (MAST) Task List (PDF, 485 KB)
  Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.

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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