Today's Technician: Basic Automotive Service and Systems

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Author : Clifton E. Owen


912 Pages  Paperback 

4th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2007, 2000, 1994

©2011, Published


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Give your students a competitive edge in the automotive industry by preparing them with this updated classroom/shop manual set that explores the basic theories of operation behind each automotive system and the diagnostic, testing, and repair procedures that relate to them. Assuming no prior knowled... more


Provides well-rounded coverage that will prepare students for all aspects of work in the field with detailed customer service procedures and the technical information they need to communicate intelligently with a customer on exactly what has to be repaired, replaced, or reused.

Enhances student kno... more

New to this Edition

Introduces and expands upon conducting express service procedures, including a job sheet for express service tasks that covers how to conduct a vehicle safety/maintenance inspection and the use of the inspection results.

Increases emphasis on safety with refined tool chapters that use photo sequenc... more