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Manual Drive Trains and Axles, 3rd Edition

Manual Drive Trains and Axles, 3rd Edition
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By: Chris Johanson and James E. Duffy

ISBN: 978-1-61960-699-9
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2015
Subject: Automotive
Grade Level: 11-14
Retail Price: $116.00
School Price: $87.00


Manual Drive Trains and Axles details the operation, diagnosis, and service for all modern drive train components. This includes the latest versions of clutches, manual transmissions and transaxles; solid and independent rear axle assemblies; and drive shafts and drive axles.
  • Correlated to Section A3 of the ASE Task List, Manual Drive Train and Axles.
  • Details the use of drive train tools and service equipment, including micrometers and calipers.
  • Includes a comprehensive chapter on servicing noise-, vibration-, and harshness-related problems.

Previous Edition
Manual Drive Trains and Axles, A3, 2nd Edition

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, Troublshooting, and Service
14. Constant-Velocity Axle Construction 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

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Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
   sample Chapter 10 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
   sample Chapter 15 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Automotive)
Common Cartridge, 1yr. Individual Subscription
     LMS Integration (Web Link, Automotive)
Presentations for PowerPoint
   sample Chapter 12 (PPS, 2.42 MB)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.


NATEF Standards
   PDF 2017 NATEF Automobile Service Technology (AST) Task List (PDF, 520 KB)
   PDF 2017 NATEF Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) Task List (PDF, 514 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, 522 KB)
   PDF Shop Manual: 2017 NATEF Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) Task List (PDF, 515 KB)
   PDF Shop Manual: 2017 NATEF Master Auto. Service Technology (MAST) Task List (PDF, 527 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.

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.


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Shop Manual 234 978-1-61960-705-7 $36.00$27.00
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