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Today's Technician: Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles Shop Manual / Edition 7

Today's Technician: Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles Shop Manual / Edition 7

by Jack Erjavec, Ken Pickerill

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Keeping pace with industry trends and professional developments nationwide, TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES CLASSROOM MANUAL AND SHOP MANUAL, Seventh Edition, combines a Classroom Manual that offers easy-to-understand, well-illustrated coverage of theory, and a Shop Manual that focuses on practical, ASE task-oriented service procedures. Written with the needs of current and aspiring technicians in mind, the book helps students master the design, construction, troubleshooting techniques, and procedures necessary for successful industry careers, including gaining hands-on practice in using scanners and oscilloscopes to develop critical thinking skills, diagnose problems, and make effective repairs. Job Sheets for the Seventh Edition have been updated to cover the latest ASE Education Foundation standards for the MLR, AST, and MAST program accreditation levels, and chapters include up-to-date coverage of continuously variable transmissions (CVT), drivelines for front-wheel drive (FWD) and four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles, and the latest information on today's high-tech electronic controls and automatic shifting devices.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781337792172
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/23/2019
Edition description: 7th ed.
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

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.

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.

Table of Contents

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.

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