Auto Suspension and Steering helps the student obtain the knowledge and hands-on skills needed to successfully diagnose, service, and repair all types of automotive suspension and steering systems. It has been carefully designed so pertinent components and operating principles are fully explained before troubleshooting and repair procedures are discussed.
Covers conventional and electronic suspension and steering systems.
Content is correlated to the latest NATEF Task List.
Chapters include ASE-type questions.
Outstanding coverage of wheel alignment procedures.
Contains NATEF Standards Job Sheets on CD.
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Table of Contents
1. Basic Suspension and Steering Systems Operation 2. Shop Safety and Environmental Protection 3. Special Service Tools and Equipment 4. Common Suspension System Components 5. Front Suspension Systems 6. Front Suspension System Service 7. Rear Suspension Systems 8. Rear Suspension System Service 9. Steering Systems 10. Steering Linkage and Manual Steering Gear Service 11. Power Steering and Four Wheel Steering Service 12. Driveline and Wheel Components 13. Driveline and Wheel Service 14. Electronic Suspension and Steering Systems 15. Electronic Suspension and Steering Service 16. Wheel Alignment Principles 17. Wheel Alignment Procedures 18. Suspension and Steering Troubleshooting 19. ASE Certification 20. Career Preparation
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.
Martin T. Stockel - received his degree from College of the Redwoods in Eureka, California, and completed additional automotive-related coursework at Humboldt State University in Arcata, California. He honed his automotive skills by working as a service technician at independent shops and automobile dealerships. In addition to Auto Fundamentals, Mr. Stockel is the coauthor of several automotive technology titles, including Auto Brakes and Auto Suspension and Steering.