Table of Contents

1. Automotive Background and Overview

2. Careers in the Automotive Service Industry

3. Starting a Career in the Automotive Industry

4. Working as a Professional Service Technician

5. Technician Certification

6. Shop Safety

7. Environmental and Hazardous Materials

8. Fasteners and Thread Repair

9. Hand Tools

10. Power Tools and Shop Equipment

11. Vehicle Lifting and Hoisting

12. Measuring Systems and Tools

13. Scientific Principles and Materials

14. Math, Charts, and Calculations

15. Service Information

16. Vehicle Identification and Emission Ratings

17. Preventative Maintenance and Service Procedures

18. Gasoline Engine Operation, Parts, and Specifications

19. Diesel Engine Operation and Diagnosis

20. Coolant

21. Cooling System Operation and Diagnosis

22. Engine Oil

23. Lubrication System Operation and Diagnosis

24. Intake and Exhaust Systems

25. Turbocharging and Supercharging

26. Engine Condition Diagnosis

27. In-Vehicle Engine Service

28. Engine Removal and Disassembly

29. Engine Cleaning and Crack Detection

30. Cylinder Head and Valve Guide Service

31. Valve and Seat Service

32. Camshafts and Valve Trains

33. Pistons, Rings, and Connecting Rods

34. Engine Blocks

35. Crankshafts, Balance Shafts, and Bearings

36. Gaskets and Sealants

37. Engine Assembly and Dynamometer Testing

38. Engine Installation and Break-in

39. Electrical Fundamentals

40. Electrical Circuits and Ohm's Law

41. Series, Parallel, and Series-Parallel Circuits

42. Circuit Testers and Digital Meters

43. Oscilloscopes and Graphing Multimeters

44. Automotive Wiring and Wire Repair

45. Wiring Schematics and Circuit Testing

46. Capacitance and Capacitors

47. Magnetism and Electromagnetism

48. Electronic Fundamentals

49. CAN and Network Communications

50. Batteries

51. Battery Testing and Service

52. Cranking System

53. Cranking System Diagnosis and Service

54. Charging System

55. Charging System Diagnosis and Service

56. Lighting and Signaling Circuits

57. Driver Information and Navigation Systems

58. Comfort and Convenience Accessories

59. Security and Immobilizer Systems

60. Airbag and Pretensioner Circuits

61. Autonomous Vehicles - Operation and Service Procedures

62. Audio System Operation and Diagnosis

63. Heating and Air-Conditioning Components and Operation

64. Air Management System

65. Automatic Air-Conditioning System Operation

66. Heating and Air-Conditioning System Diagnosis

67. Heating and Air-Conditioning System Service

68. Gasoline

69. Alternative Fuels

70. Diesel and Biodiesel Fuels

71. Ignition System Components and Operation

72. Ignition System Diagnosis and Service

73. Computer Fundamentals

74. Temperature Sensors

75. Throttle Position (TP) Sensors

76. MAP/BARO Sensors

77. Mass Air Flow Sensors

78. Oxygen Sensors

79. Fuel Pumps, Lines, and Filters

80. Fuel-Injection Components and Operation

81. Gasoline Direct-Injection Systems

82. Electronic Throttle Control System

83. Fuel-Injection System Diagnosis and Service

84. Vehicle Emission Standards and Testing

85. Evaporative Emission Control Systems

86. Exhaust Gas Recirculation Systems

87. Positive Crankcase Ventilation and Secondary Air-Injection Systems

88. Catalytic Converters

89. On-Board Diagnosis

90. Scan Tools and Engine Performance Diagnosis

91. Introduction to Hybrid Vehicles

92. Hybrid Vehicle High-Voltage Batteries

93. Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles

94. Hybrid Safety and Service Procedures

95. Fuel Cells and Advanced Technologies

96. Braking System Components and Performance Standards

97. Braking System Principles and Friction Materials

98. Brake Hydraulic Systems

99. Hydraulic Valves and Switches

100. Brake Fluid and Lines

101. Brake Bleeding Methods and Procedures

102. Wheel Bearings and Service

103. Drum Brakes

104. Drum Brake Diagnosis and Service

105. Disc Brakes

106. Disc Brake Diagnosis and Service

107. Parking Brake Operation, Diagnosis, and Service

108. Machining Brake Drums and Rotors

109. Power Brake Unit Operation, Diagnosis, and Service

110. ABS Components and Operation

111. ABS Diagnosis and Service

112. Electronic Stability Control Systems

113. Tires and Wheels

114. Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems

115. Tire and Wheel Service

116. Suspension System Principles and Components

117. Front Suspensions and Service

118. Rear Suspensions and Service

119. Electronic Suspension Systems

120. Steering Columns and Gears

121. Steering Linkage and Service

122. Hydraulic Power Steering Systems

123. Electric Power Steering Systems

124. Wheel Alignment Principles

125. Alignment Diagnosis and Service

126. Clutches

127. Manual Transmissions/Transaxles

128. Drive Shafts and CV Joints

129. Drive Shafts and CV Joint Service

130. Drive Axles and Differentials

131. Four-Wheel-Drive and All-Wheel Drive

132. Vibration and Noise Diagnosis and Correction

133. Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Principles

134. Hydraulic Components and Control Systems

135. Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Diagnosis and In-Vehicle Service

136. Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Unit Repair