Synopses & Reviews
This comprehensive textbook covers the theory of operation, diagnostics, and repair procedures for each system and sub-system of late model domestic and imported automobiles and light trucks. The new edition is published in full-color for the first time, including all new step-by-step photo sequences to help users visualize and identify common repair procedures. An emphasis is placed upon providing the best possible coverage of key topics that virtually all automotive students must know--electricity-electronics, engine performance, steering and suspension, and brakes. Hot Topics such as the use of diagnostic equipment (including lab scopes), OBD II, antilock braking systems, passive restraint systems, and many others have been expanded and updated.
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.