Auto Engine Repair teaches students the skills needed to diagnose, service, and repair late-model engines and related systems. It focuses on all makes and models of gasoline engines, with an emphasis on using factory service manuals and specifications.
Provides thorough coverage of the latest innovations in engine design.
Can be used to prepare for ASE Certification Tests A1, Engine Repair, and A8, Engine Performance.
1. Review of Engine Operation 2. Tools, Equipment, Service Information, and Work Orders 3. Engine Hardware 4. Electricity and Electronics for Engines 5. Shop Safety 6. Engine Types and Classifications 7. Engine Size and Performance Ratings 8. Engine Combustion and Fuels 9. Short Block Construction 10. Top End Construction 11. Front End and Manifold Construction 12. Cooling System Operation and Service 13. Lubrication System Operation and Service 14. Starting, Charging, and Ignition Systems 15. Fuel and Emission Control Systems 16. Turbocharging and Supercharging Systems 17. Engine Performance Problems 18. Engine Mechanical Problems 19. Engine Problem Diagnosis and Tune-Up 20. Engine Removal, Disassembly, and Cleaning 21. Short Block Rebuilding and Machining 22. Top End Rebuilding and Machining 23. Front End Service 24. Engine Reassembly, Installation, Startup, and Break-In 25. ASE Engine Certification 26. Career Success
James E. Duffy - has devoted much of his professional life to developing educational materials that help people understand vocational and technical subjects. Mr. Duffy earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology from Indiana State University. After college, Mr. Duffy worked as an automotive instructor at Brandon High School in Brandon, Florida, and at Hillsborough Adult Education Center in Tampa, Florida. After teaching for several years, Mr. Duffy joined Goodheart-Willcox Publisher as a technical editor and eventually began writing textbooks. In addition to Modern Automotive Technology, Mr. Duffy's books include Auto Electricity and Electronics, Auto Engine Repair, Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles, and Manual Drive Trains and Axles.