Introduction to Automotive Service has been created specifically for high school students beginning their automotive education. This book serves to lay a foundation of automotive knowledge upon which students will continue to build throughout their education. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the systems of the modern automobile, basic services, and maintenance procedures as well as rudiments of diagnostics.
The Student Edition is designed to fulfill the requirements of the ASE general service technician certification or any basic automotive introductory course. It covers shop safety, use of service information, automotive careers, use of power tools, hand tools and shop equipment, automotive electronics and electricity, engine performance, brakes, steering and suspension, manual drive train, automatic drive train, and air conditioning. This lavishly illustrated textbook also includes excellent coverage of hybrids, alternative fuels, and emission controls.
Additional online instructor resources include PowerPoints for classroom presentations, test item file, and an image bank.