Advanced Automotive Fault Diagnosis Automotive Technology: Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
Diagnostics: Test don’t guess.
Learn all the skills you need to pass Level 3 and 4 Vehicle Diagnostics courses from IMI, City & Guilds, and BTEC, as well as ASE, AUR, and other higher-level qualifications.
Along with 25 new real-life case studies, this fifth edition of Advanced Automotive Fault Diagnosis includes new content on diagnostic tools and equipment: VCDS, decade boxes, scanners, pass through, sensor simulators, break out boxes, multimeter updates for HV use, and more . It explains the fundamentals of vehicle systems and components, and it examines diagnostic principles and the latest techniques employed in effective vehicle maintenance and repair. Diagnostics, or faultfinding, is an essential part of an automotive technician's work, and as automotive systems become increasingly complex there is a greater need for good diagnostic skills.
Ideal for students, included throughout the text are useful definitions, key facts, and ‘safety first’ notes. This text will also assist experienced technicians to further improve their performance and keep up with recent industry developments.
1. Introduction 2. Diagnostic technique 3. Tools and equipment 4. Sensors, actuators and oscilloscope diagnostics 5. On-board diagnostics 6. Engine systems 7. Chassis systems 8. Electrical systems 9. Transmission systems 10. Case studies