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Today's Technician: Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles Classroom Manual and Shop Manual,
6th Edition

Jack Erjavec, Ken Pickerill

ISBN-13: 9781305259379 | ISBN-10: 1305259378

Copyright 2016

| Published 2015

| 1072 pages

List Price USD $109.95

Overview

Prepare for your future career and succeed on the ASE certification test with TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES, 6e. You’ll find practical, easy-to-understand coverage of a wide range of must-know topics that adhere to 2013 ASE Education Foundation AST/MAST program standards, including continuously variable transmissions (CVT), drivelines for front-wheel drive (FWD) and four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles, as well as the latest information on today's high-tech electronic controls and automatic shifting devices. The book’s technician-oriented focus helps you master the design, construction, troubleshooting techniques, and service procedures you’ll need on the job. The Classroom Manual provides easy-to-understand coverage of every topic on the ASE certification test, while the Shop Manual includes job sheets that get you involved in performing hands-on service and repair tasks.

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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 he 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 The Ohio State University, and he spent 20 years at Columbus State Community College as an instructor and administrator. A long-time affiliate of the North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT), 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.

Ken Pickerill is a Certified Master Automotive Technician (with ASE Area L1 and X1) and an instructor at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. Mr. Pickerill was a technician for 22 years before entering the training field, and he has more than 40 years of technical and teaching experience. He received his M.S. degree in career and technical education from Indiana State University.

  • Reworked end-of-chapter questions ensure clarity and appropriate location in the text.
  • Updated photo sequences and many updated illustrations enhance students’ visual understanding.
  • Job sheets in the Shop Manual have been updated to align with the 2013 MLR-AST-MAST task lists.
  • The book now provides strong coverage of both electronic and hydraulic controls.
  • Coverage reflects the latest technological advances and developments in the rapidly changing automotive field, including those related to hybrid vehicles.
  • Extensive illustrations and step-by-step photo sequences include all major automatic transmission repair procedures and promote professional work practices.
  • Each chapter ends with a Summary and Review Questions to help students gauge their mastery of the content.
  • Extensive information guides students in rebuilding and design of most major transmissions from Ford, GM, Chrysler, Toyota, and Nissan.
  • Coverage of hybrid vehicle transmission designs, the Lepelletier gear setup, power split units, various continuously variable transmission (CVT) designs, and electronic control systems prepares students for successful on-the-job performance.
  • The book provides the most complete and up-to-date information on automatic transmission theory, diagnosis, and repair available in a single source.
  • ASE-Style Review Questions and ASE Challenge Questions in the Shop Manual and an ASE Practice Text in Appendix A help students prepare for the ASE certification exam.
  • Job Sheets in the Shop Manual help students perform common service procedures.
  • A comprehensive Spanish/English glossary and inclusion of J11930 terminology help students master key terms, concepts, and skills.

Table of Contents

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Classroom Manual.
1. Drive Train Basics.
2. Drive Train Theory.
3. General Theories of Operation.
4. Transmission Electronics.
5. Transmission Designs.
6. Torque Converters and Oil Pumps.
7. Hydraulic and Electronic Controls.
8. Gears and Shafts.
9. Reaction And Friction Units.
10. Common Automatic Transmissions.
Glossary.
Index.
Shop Manual.
1. Safety.
2. Special Tools and Procedures.
3. Diagnosis, Maintenance, and Basic Adjustments.
4. Electrical and Electronic System Diagnosis and Service.
5. Rebuilding Transmissions.
6. Torque Converter and Oil Pump Service.
7. General Hydraulic System Service.
8. Gear and Shaft Service.
9. Friction And Reaction Unit Service.
10. Rebuilding Common Transmissions.
Appendix A: ASE Practice Examination.
Appendix B: Automatic Transmission Special Tool Suppliers.
Appendix C: Metric Conversions.
Glossary.
Index.

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

Today's Technician Automatic Transmissions and Transaxels Classroom Manual

ISBN13:9781305259355
ISBN10:1305259351
Help your students succeed in the course and in their future careers with TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES, 6E, a thoroughly updated Classroom Manual and Shop Manual set that covers the design, construction, troubleshooting techniques, and service procedures needed on the job.

Today's Technician: Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles Shop Manual

ISBN13:9781305259362
ISBN10:130525936X
Succeed in the course, your future career, and the ASE certification test with TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES, 6e. You'll find practical, easy-to-understand coverage of a wide range of must-know topics that adhere to the 2013 ASE Education Foundation AST/MAST program standards, including continuously variable transmissions (CVT), drivelines for front-wheel drive (FWD) and four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles, as well as the latest information on today's high-tech electronic controls and automatic shifting devices. The book’s technician-oriented focus helps you master the design, construction, troubleshooting techniques, and service procedures you’ll need for a career in the industry. The Classroom Manual provides easy-to-understand coverage of every topic on the ASE certification test, while the Shop Manual, includes job sheets that get you involved in performing hands-on service and repair tasks.

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