Ever had the feeling that your car's repair bill was too high? This small but powerful book can save you hundreds or thousands of dollars over the life of your car. Inside you will find the most common tactics that mechanics and service managers use to separate you from your hard earned cash. How to counter those tactics, and even turn the tables on crooked mechanics and garages.
in last seventy or so years that the automotive industry has been building vehicles braking systems have gone through only minor change until the 4 wheel disk brake came along, in the last century we've seen reliability and the cost to replace them come down and still vehicle owners are being charged upwards of $90 an axle to get them repaired an average owner can complete the job in 2 hrs or less
This book, with more than 90 pages long, concentrates on testing procedures and techniques dealing specifically with General Motors family of vehicles (Chevy, Buick, Pontiac, Old, Cadillac, GMC). The book provides specific operational characteristics or how the system works, as well as how to test them.
This “Tools and Equipment” (Techniques on Using Automotive Diagnostic Equipment) book serves as a basic primer for any future equipment purchasing decisions. An effort was made to cover some of the OEM tools available today.
Furthermore, detailed operational explanations were presented so as to introduce and explain the intricacies of each tool.
Here, you'll also have access to a series of useful cross-reference automotive sensor values, such as MAP, TPS, FRP or fuel-rail-pressure sensor, etc, which makes for a useful tool during repairs.
In this publication, you’ll also have access to all the Generic OBD II code definitions, as well as the code setting criteria. This data was obtained from 2 decades of field work in auto-repair.
This book cover in detail modern Diesel Variable Geometry Turbo chargers. It includes specific illustrations derived from our DVD video series, which compliments this book. The work studies in detail the mechanical and electronic side of Diesel VGTs in general. This book is the second of a multi-series on Diesel technology.
This book goes in depth on the particulars of Diesel Common Rail fuel injection and it's electronic components. A very detailed work using our own computer animation expertise employed on our videos by the same title. Here you'll get a very compact and to the point reading on this technology.
In this section, we’ll take a look at automotive diagnostics in action. An effort has been made to look at problems in different ways, in each of the examples. Although there are many ways to perform the same task, the idea here is to show the technician the different ways to go about diagnosing automobiles. Hopefully you find this section enlightening and productive. Enjoy your readings.
The book deals with the specifics of internal ECM programming strategies. The knowledge gained here will aide the modern technician is deciphering why is the ECM functioning in a specific way. The second part detail what’s needed for an engine to start. In other words, this section concentrates on the signals needed for a particular manufacturer to make the engine run.
This book cover the subject of automotive OBD-2 (On-Board Diagnostics 2nd Generation) in great detail. It is valuable reading for those of you that work in the auto-repair field, dabble as DIY mechanic or simply interested in a detail analysis of this technology. Here you'll learn all OBD-2 or OBD-II related issues needed to solve modern automotive faults, enjoy!