Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Automotive Background and Overview

Chapter 2: Careers in the Automotive Service Industry

Chapter 3: Starting a Career in the Automotive Industry

Chapter 4: Working as a Professional Service Technician

Chapter 5: Technician Certification

Chapter 6: Shop Safety

Chapter 7: Environmental and Hazardous

Chapter 8: Fasteners and Thread Repair

Chapter 9: Hand Tools

Chapter 10: Power Tools and Shop Equipment

Chapter 11: Measuring Systems and Tools

Chapter 12: Vehicle Service Information, Identification, and Routine Maintenance

Chapter 13: Vehicle Identification and Emission Ratings

Chapter 14: Gasoline Engine Operation

Chapter 15: Diesel Engine Operation

Chapter 16: Engine Lubrication and Cooling Systems

Chapter 17: Under Hood Inspection

Chapter 18: Vehicle Lifting and Hoisting

Chapter 19: Lube, Oil, and Filter Service

Chapter 20: Electrical Fundamentals

Chapter 21: Electrical Circuits

Chapter 22: Circuit Testers and Digital Meters

Chapter 23: Starting and Charging Systems

Chapter 24: Dash Warning Lights and Driver Information Systems

Chapter 25: Lighting System Inspection

Chapter 26: Safety Belts and Airbag Systems

Chapter 27: Heating and Air Conditioning Systems

Chapter 28: Gasoline and Alternative Fuels

Chapter 29: Computers and Sensors

Chapter 30: Ignition System

Chapter 31: Fuel Injection Systems

Chapter 32: Emission Control Devices

Chapter 33: Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Chapter 34: Scan Tools and Diagnostic Procedures

Chapter 35: Tires and Wheels

Chapter 36: Brakes and Antilock Braking Systems

Chapter 37: Suspension and Steering Systems

Chapter 38: Manual Transmissions/Transaxles

Chapter 39: Automatic Transmission/Transaxles

Chapter 40: Used Vehicle and Pre-Delivery Inspection