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This single, easy-to-use volume covers basic theory, service, diagnosis, and repair fundamentals for the most current brake systems, as well as the safety information and workplace skills necessary for success as a brake technician. Automotive Brakes features complete coverage of the latest antilock brake systems (ABS), the newest traction control systems, information on hydraulics and disc brakes, and more! The book contains current, concise information on ASE certification requirements in brakes, as well as coverage of the required NATEF tasks, in order to help readers gain skills that will make them successful automotive technicians.

Synopsis:

This single, easy-to-use volume covers basic theory, service, diagnosis, and repair fundamentals for the most current brake systems, as well as the safety information and workplace skills necessary for success as a brake technician. Automotive Brakes features complete coverage of the latest antilock brake systems (ABS), the newest traction control systems, information on hydraulics and disc brakes, and more! The book contains current, concise information on ASE certification requirements in brakes, as well as coverage of the required NATEF tasks, in order to help readers gain skills that will make them successful automotive technicians.

About the Author

Jack Erjavec has become a fixture in the automotive textbook publishing world. He has decades of experience as a technician, educator, author, and editor, and has authored or co-authored more than 30 automotive textbooks and training manuals. Erjavec holds a master's degree in vocational and technical education from Ohio State University, and he spent twenty years at Columbus State Community College as an instructor and administrator. A long-time affiliate of the North American Council of Automotive Teachers, he also served as executive vice-president for the organization and spent several years on its board of directors. Erjavec is also associated with ATMC, SAE, ASA, ATRA, AERA, and other automotive professional associations.

Table of Contents

SAFETY AND COMMUNICATION. Safe Work Practices. Measuring Systems, Fasteners, and Measuring Tools. Common Hand Tools. Power and Special Tools. Working as a Brake Tech. BASIC THEORIES AND SERVICES. Basic Brake System Operation. Basic Hydraulic System Theory. Basic Electrical Theory Common Brake System Electrical Components. Basic Electrical Testing and Service. HYDRAULIC SYSTEMS. Basic Brake System Checks. Brake Fluid Service. Hydraulic System Bleeding. Master Cylinders. Master Cylinder Service. Brake Lines, Fittings, and Hoses. Brake Line Service. Brake System Valves. POWER BRAKES. Power Brake Systems. Vacuum Power Brakes. Vacuum Power Brake Service. Hydraulic Power Brakes. Hydraulic Power Brake Service. WHEEL BRAKE UNITS. Drum Brake Construction. Drum Brake Design Variations. Disc Brake Construction. Disc Brake Design Variations. Brake Shoe and Pad Linings. Drum Brake Service. Drum Brake Component Replacement. Disc Brake Diagnosis. Brake Pad Replacement. Caliper Service. Brake Drum Service. Brake Rotor Service. Wheel Bearings. PARKING BRAKES. Parking Brake Controls. Parking Brake Diagnosis and Service. ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEMS. Antilock Brake System Principles. Common ABS Designs. Manufacturers Antilock Brake Systems.General ABS Service and Diagnosis. Testing Common Antilock Brake Systems.Traction Control.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781401835262
Author:
Erjavec, Jack
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Author:
Erjavec, Jack (Jack Erjavec)
Subject:
General
Subject:
Automobiles
Subject:
Technical & Manufacturing Trades
Subject:
Automotive - General
Subject:
Brakes
Subject:
Automotive - Repair & Maintenance
Subject:
Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades
Subject:
Auto; Repair; TechOne
Subject:
Auto;
Subject:
Repair; TechOne
Subject:
Automobiles -- Brakes.
Subject:
Repair
Subject:
TechOne
Subject:
Automotive-Repair and Maintenance
Copyright:
Series:
Techone
Publication Date:
September 2003
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
490
Dimensions:
11.20x8.34x.78 in. 2.24 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This single, easy-to-use volume covers basic theory, service, diagnosis, and repair fundamentals for the most current brake systems, as well as the safety information and workplace skills necessary for success as a brake technician. Automotive Brakes features complete coverage of the latest antilock brake systems (ABS), the newest traction control systems, information on hydraulics and disc brakes, and more! The book contains current, concise information on ASE certification requirements in brakes, as well as coverage of the required NATEF tasks, in order to help readers gain skills that will make them successful automotive technicians.
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