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Techone: Automotive Engine Repair (Techone)by Elisabeth H. Dorries
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This complete and concise guide takes a realistic look at the services typically performed in today's modern automotive shop, detailing everything you need to know to repair automotive engines. Current and relevant practices are fully covered, and each engine repair topic is broken down by theory and operation, followed by diagnosis and applicable service and repair procedures. Interesting facts, engaging artwork, and friendly language all welcome readers into the material. Issues of health and safety, as well as soft skills such as communication and professionalism, are stressed throughout. Material in this book is developed in accordance with NATEF guidelines, and takes into account all the criteria needed to adequately prepare readers for the ASE Engine Repair (A1) Certification Exam.
This complete and concise guide takes a realistic look at the services typically performed in today
About the Author
Elisabeth H. Dorries is a Professor of Automotive Technology at Vermont Technical College. She is an ASE Certified Master Automotive Technician, Master Truck Technician, Master Machinist, Advanced Engine Performance - L1, Advanced Truck Engine Performance - L2, and Alternative Fuels Specialist. Elisabeth Dorries is also a member of SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers), STS (Service Technicians Society) and NACAT (North American Council of Automotive Teachers).
Table of Contents
SECTION ONE SAFETY AND COMMUNICATION LIST OF CHAPTERS OBJECTIVES INTERESTING FACT: Safe Working Practices.Engine Diagnostic and Repair Tools.Engine Hardware, Gaskets and Sealants.Working as an Engine Repair Technician.SECTION TWO ENGINE OPERATION AND SUPPORT SYSTEMS LIST OF CHAPTERS OBJECTIVES INTERESTING FACT: Engine Operation.Engine Fuel and Combustion.Engine Measurement, Power and Efficiency.Lubrication System Operation.Lubrication System Diagnosis and Repair.Cooling System Operation.Cooling System Maintenance, Diagnosis and Repair.Intake and Exhaust System Operation and Diagnosis.Turbochargers and Superchargers.SECTION THREE ENGINE EVALUATION LIST OF CHAPTERS OBJECTIVES INTERESTING FACT: Vacuum Gauge Diagnosis.Spark Plug Reading and Power Balance Testing.Compression Testing.Cylinder Leakdown Testing.Engine Smoke and Noise Diagnosis.SECTION FOUR ENGINE BOTTOM END CONSTRUCTION, INSPECTION AND REPAIR: Engine Removal.Engine Disassembly.Bottom End Construction.Bottom End Measurement and Analysis.Bottom End Repair and Assembly.SECTION FIVE ENGINE TOP END CONSTRUCTION, INSPECTION AND REPAIR: Top End Construction.Cylinder Head Removal and Disassembly.Top End Component Inspection.Cylinder Head Service and Assembly.SECTION SIX ENGINE FRONT END CONSTRUCTION, INSPECTION AND REPAIR: Front End Construction.Front End Inspection.Front End Repair and Assembly.SECTION SEVEN ENGINE ASSEMBLY AND BREAK-IN: Oil Pump and Pan Installation.Intake and Exhaust Manifold Installation.Valve Adjustment.Accessory Installation.Engine Installation.Engine Start Up and Break In.
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