Today's Technician: Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles Classroom Manual and Shop Manual

  • AUTHORS: Jack Erjavec; Ken Pickerill
  • ISBN-13: 9781305259379 
  • 1072 Pages  Paperback 
  • 6th Edition
  • ©2016     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region

Overview

About The Product

Keeping pace with industry trends and needs across the country,TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES, 6e consists of a Classroom Manual that provides easy-to-understand, well-illustrated coverage of theory and a Shop Manual that focuses on practical, NATEF task-oriented service procedures. Taking a technician-oriented focus, the book helps students master the design, construction, troubleshooting techniques, and procedures necessary for industry careers and provides hands-on practice in using scanners and oscilloscopes to help them develop critical thinking skills, diagnose problems, and make effective repairs. The Sixth Edition offers up-to-date coverage of continuously variable transmissions (CVT), drivelines for front-wheel drive (FWD) and four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles, and provides the latest information on today's high-tech electronic controls and automatic shifting devices.

Features

  • The book provides the most complete and up-to-date information on automatic transmission theory, diagnosis, and repair available in a single source.
  • Extensive illustrations and step-by-step photo sequences include all major automatic transmission repair procedures and promote professional work practices.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Each chapter ends with a Summary and Review Questions to help students gauge their mastery of the content.
  • 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.

About the Contributor

AUTHORS
  • Jack Erjavec

    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

    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 36 years of technical and teaching experience. He received his M.S. degree in career and technical education from Indiana State University.

Table of Contents

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.

New to this Edition

  • Coverage reflects the latest technological advances and developments in the rapidly changing automotive field, including those related to hybrid vehicles.
  • The book now provides strong coverage of both electronic and hydraulic controls.
  • 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.

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  • Today's Technician: Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles Shop Manual  (ISBN-10: 130525936X | ISBN-13: 9781305259362)
    Keeping pace with industry trends and needs across the country,TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES, 6e consists of a Classroom Manual that provides easy-to-understand, well-illustrated coverage of theory and a Shop Manual that focuses on practical, NATEF task-oriented service procedures. Taking a technician-oriented focus, the book helps students master the design, construction, troubleshooting techniques, and procedures necessary for industry careers and provides hands-on practice in using scanners and oscilloscopes to help them develop critical thinking skills, diagnose problems, and make effective repairs. The Sixth Edition offers up-to-date coverage of continuously variable transmissions (CVT), drivelines for front-wheel drive (FWD) and four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles, and provides the latest information on today's high-tech electronic controls and automatic shifting devices.
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    Keeping pace with industry trends and needs across the country,TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES, 6e consists of a Classroom Manual that provides easy-to-understand, well-illustrated coverage of theory and a Shop Manual that focuses on practical, NATEF task-oriented service procedures. Taking a technician-oriented focus, the book helps students master the design, construction, troubleshooting techniques, and procedures necessary for industry careers and provides hands-on practice in using scanners and oscilloscopes to help them develop critical thinking skills, diagnose problems, and make effective repairs. The Sixth Edition offers up-to-date coverage of continuously variable transmissions (CVT), drivelines for front-wheel drive (FWD) and four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles, and provides the latest information on today's high-tech electronic controls and automatic shifting devices.
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  • Today's Technician: Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles Shop Manual  (ISBN-10: 130525936X | ISBN-13: 9781305259362)
    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 NATEF 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.
    Price = 67.50
  • Today's Technician Automatic Transmissions and Transaxels Classroom Manual  (ISBN-10: 1305259351 | ISBN-13: 9781305259355)
    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 NATEF 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.
    Price = 67.50
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