Auto Suspension and Steering provides a thorough explanation of various systems before delving into detailed instructions for diagnosis and service. It also addresses the maintenance of steering and suspension systems, as well as wheel alignment procedures.
Correlated to section A4 of the NATEF Task List, Suspension and Steering.
Includes detailed information on troubleshooting and servicing electronic suspension and steering systems.
Emphasizes the use of the latest diagnostic equipment to troubleshoot suspension and steering systems.
Includes coverage of OBD II as it relates to steering and suspension.
Contains outstanding coverage of wheel alignment procedures.
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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.