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Manual Drive Trains and Axles, A3, 2nd Edition

Manual Drive Trains and Axles, A3, 2nd Edition
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By: Chris Johanson and James E. Duffy

ISBN: 978-1-60525-213-1
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2010
Subject: Automotive
Grade Level: 11-14
Retail Price: $96.00
School Price: $72.00


Manual Drive Trains and Axles details the operation, diagnosis, and service of automotive drive train components. Operating principles, system designs, and component parts are fully explained before diagnosis and repair procedures are discussed. This comprehensive textbook is a valuable resource to anyone who needs a thorough understanding of today's drive train components, including those preparing for ASE Certification Test A3, Manual Drive Train and Axles.
  • Correlated to the latest NATEF Task List.
  • Includes updated information on four-wheel drive systems, dual-clutch transmissions, and motor-operated locking differentials.
  • Color coding is used throughout to facilitate learning.
  • Includes NATEF Standards Job Sheets on CD.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Drive Trains
  2. Shop Safety and Environmental Protection
  3. Special Service Tools
  4. Gears, Chains, and Bearings
  5. Sealing Materials, Fasteners, and Lubricants
  6. Clutch Construction and Operation
  7. Clutch Problems, Troubleshooting, and Service
  8. Manual Transmission Construction and Operation
  9. Manual Transmission Problems, Troubleshooting, and Service
10. Manual Transaxle Construction and Operation
11. Manual Transaxle Problems, Troubleshooting, and Service
12. Drive Shaft Assembly Construction and Operation
13. Drive Shaft Assembly Problems, Troubleshooting, and Service
14. Constant-Velocity Axle Constructions and Operation
15. Constant-Velocity Axle Problems, Troubleshooting, and Service
16. Rear Axle Assembly Construction and Operation
17. Rear Axle Assembly Problems, Troubleshooting, and Service
18. Four-Wheel Drive Component Construction and Operation
19. Four-Wheel Drive Problems, Troubleshooting, and Service
20. Noise, Vibration, and Harshness Service
21. ASE Certification
22. Career Preparation

Look Inside

Text-includes NATEF Standards Job Sheets on CD
   sample Chapter 7 (PDF, 1.95 MB)
   sample Chapter 16 (PDF, 2.24 MB)
   sample Job 12 (PDF, 855 KB)
   sample Job 37 (PDF, 755 KB)
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
   sample Chapter 7 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
   sample Chapter 16 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
  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.

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.


School PriceOrder Quantity
Text-includes NATEF Standards Job Sheets on CD 496 978-1-60525-213-1 $96.00$72.00
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Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15) 496 978-1-60525-868-3 $96.00$72.00
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