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7th Edition

29 Chapters

480 total pages

Size: 8.5” x 10.6” x 1”

Weight: 2.1 lbs

Book ISBN: 9780134893495

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Table of Contents

Ch1: The Diagnostic Process

Ch2: Gasoline, Alternative Fuels, and Diesel Fuels

Ch3: Circuit Testers and Digital Meters

Ch4: Oscilloscopes and DSOs

Ch5: Gasoline Engine Systems

Ch6: In-Vehicle Engine Service

Ch7: Valve Train and Variable Valve Timing Diagnosis

Ch8: Engine and Misfire Diagnosis

Ch9: CAN and Network Communications

Ch10: On-Board Diagnosis

 

Ch11: Global OBD II and Mode $06

Ch12: Immobilizer Systems

Ch13: Starting and Charging Systems Diagnosis

Ch14: Ignition System Operation and Diagnosis

Ch15: Temperature Sensors

Ch16: Throttle Position Sensors

Ch17: Manifold Absolute Pressure and MASS Airflow Sensors

Ch18: Electronic Throttle Control System

Ch19: Oxygen Sensors

Ch20: Fuel Trim Diagnosis

Ch21: Fuel Pumps, Lines, and Filters

Ch22: Fuel-Injection Components and Operation

Ch23: Gasoline Direct-Injection Systems

Ch24: Fuel-Injection System Diagnosis and Service

Ch25: Electronic Transmission Controls

Ch26: Vehicle Emission Standards and Testing

Ch27: Emission Control Devices Operation and Diagnosis

Ch28: Module Reprogramming

Ch29: Symptom-Based Diagnosis

Chapter 1 – The Diagnostic Process (page 1)

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A8: Ignition System Diagnosis and Repair

Camshaft Position Sensor (Time 1:38) (2017) (Better)

COP Ignition Test- Diagnostic Quick Tips (Time 2:04) (2016) (Better)

Crankshaft Position Sensor (Time 2:55) (2018) (Better)

Discover How to Test Your Entire Ignition System with One Simple Tool (Time 4:51) (2016) (Good)

Distributor Vs Wasted Spark Vs Coil on Plug Vs Monster Coil Near Plug (Time 16:55) (2020) (Better)

Five Signs of a Bad Crankshaft Position Sensor or Is Failing No Start (Time 2:35) (2019) (Better)

Fix Your Distributor Diagnosis and Repair (Time 25:00) (2018) (Better)

Four Signs of a Bad Ignition Control Module Failing Symptoms Engine Stalls No Start No Spark Misfire (Time 2:30) (2021) (Good)

How Camshaft Timing Affects Engine Performance (Time 21:35) (2021) (Best)

How Distributorless Ignition System Works (Time 5:56) (2013) (Better)

How Does the Hall Effect Work? (Time 2:20) (2019) (Better)

How Electrical and Ignition Systems Work (Time 1:31) (2014) (Better)

How Ignition Coils Work (Time 3:42) (2019) (Best)

How Is Distributor Ignition System Working? (Time 4:06) (2017) (Good)

How to "Read" Your Spark Plugs (Time 3:26) (2019) (Best)

How to Check, Set Gap, and Replace Spark Plugs (Time 5:38) (2018) (Better)

How to Diagnose Cranking No-Start Conditions (Time 2:00:07) (2019) (Better)

How to Install a Distributor MSD Performance Ignition Tutorial Instructions Overview (Time 13:26) ((2016)) (Better)

How to Replace Alternator 05-10 Chevy Silverado (Time 12:01) (2019) (Best)

How to Replace an Alternator (Time 3:06) (2019) (Best)

How to Replace Crankshaft Position Sensor 02-06 Nissan Altima L4 2.5L (Time 7:22) (2017) (Better)

How to Replace Ignition Control Module 96-99 GMC K1500 (Time 4:33) (2017) (Better)

How to Replace Spark Plugs and Ignition Coils 04-07 Subaru Impreza (Time 34:26) (2018) (Better)

How to Replace Spark Plugs, Ignition Coils, and Spark Plug (Time 7:51) (2019) (Good)

How to Test Crankshaft and Camshaft Position Sensors (Time 7:07) (2015) (Good)

Identifying Types of Ignition Systems (Time 12:09) (2020) (Better)

Ignition System Explained (Time 24:20) (2020) (Good)

Ignition Systems (Time 13:30) (2018) (Better)

Ignition Systems COP and Wasted Spark (Time 1:58) (2016) (Good)

Ignition Systems Explained (Time 20:51) (2020) (Good)

No Crank Diagnosis Fundamentals (Starter Testing) (Time 23:34) (2019) (Good)

Primary and Secondary Components on a Waste Spark System (Time 4:00) (2020) (Better)

Signs of a Bad Distributor (Time 2:59) (2021) (Better)

Spark Plug Tester (Time 6:19) (2019) (Good)

Symptoms of a Bad Crankshaft Position Sensor (Time 2:27) (2021) (Good)

Test Spark Plug Wires with Multimeter (Time 6:27) (2017) (Good)

Testing Cam-Crank Sensor Relationship on a Picoscope (Time 14:27) (2018) (Good)

What Happens When You Turn the Ignition Key in Your Car? Internal Combustion Engine (Time 5:14) (2019) (Best)

What Makes Coil-On-Plug Modules Go Bad? (Ignition Coil Diagnostics) (Time 4:54) (2016) (Better)

What You Need to Know About Spark Plugs (Time 12:28) (2016) (Better)

When to Replace Your Ignition Coil and How to Check It's Bad (Time 3:14) (2019) (Better)

A8: Fuel, Air Induction, and Exhaust Systems Diagnosis and Repair

Alternative Fuels (Time 8:18) (2020) (Better)

An Overview of the Refining Process (Time 4:25) (2017) (Better)

Animation Fuel Filter: Heroes Under the Hood (Time 1:21) (2018) (Best)

Bosch GDI (Time 2:37) (2015) (Best)

Check Engine Light? Mass Airflow Sensor (MAF) Circuit: Code P0102 (Time 5:09) (2020) (Best)

Check Engine Light? System Too Lean - Code P0171 Or P0174 on Your Car Or Truck (Time 9:14) (2020) (Best)

Diagnosing Fuel Leaks in Your Car, Truck Or SUV (Time 8:53) (2020) (Best)

Diesel (Time 11:50) (2018) (Better)

Does Cleaning a Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor Really Work? (Time 17:11) (2017) (Better)

Electric Vs Mechanical Fuel Pump (Time 6:43) (2013) (Better)

Electronic Throttle Body Operation and Failure Issues (Time 7:31) (2017) (Good)

Electronic Throttle Body Troubleshooting (Time 13:52) (2020) (Better)

Electronic Throttle Control System Diagnosis (Time 3:29) (2015) (Better)

Ethanol Vs Gasoline (Time 4:13) (2018) (Good)

Ford Fuel Problems (Time 3:22) (2018) (Best)

Ford P0171 P0174 P1101 - Ford Mass Airflow Sensor Diagnosis Video (Time 9:32) (2016) (Good)

Fuel Delivery System Operation (Time 17:40) (2013) (Good)

Fuel Filter Explanation (Time 4:18) (2015) (Better)

Fuel Injectors (Time 10:25) (2018) (Best)

Fuel Octane Ratings Explained (Time 9:03) (2021) (Better)

Fuel Pump Connector Issues (Time 3:07) (2016) (Better)

Fuel Pump Electrical Check ( Time 2:56) (2016) (Better)

Fuel Trims, Oxygen Sensor Basic, How They Work and How to Test and Diagnose Them (Time 1:15:56) (2017) (Better)

Gasoline (Time 6:23) (2018) (Better)

Gasoline Grades (Time 7:18) (2020) (Better)

Gasoline Vs Diesel Four Major Differences (Time 9:26) (2016) (Good)

GDI Engines and Carbon Deposits (Time 13:59) (2017) (Better)

How a Fuel Pump Works (Time 6:22) (2017) (Good)

How a Turbo Works (Time 3:46) (2011) (Better)

How a Turbocharger Works! (Animation) (Time 3:42) (2014) (Better)

How Biodiesel Is Made (Time 2:05) (2015) (Better)

How Does a Fuel Delivery Module Work? (3D Animation) (Time 3:16) (2020) (Best)

How It Works: Electronic Throttle (Time 6:41) (2018) (Better)

How to Clean and Replace an MAF Sensor (Mass Air Flow Sensor) (Time 2:40) (2018) (Best)

How to Clean Fuel Injectors Like the Pros (Time 5:58) (2019) (Best)

How to Diagnose a Failed Car, Truck and SUV Fuel Pump (Time 4:14) (2020) (Best)

How to Diagnose and Replace a Fuel Pump (Time 13:57) (2016) (Good)

How to Diagnose, Test and Clean Dirty, Clogged Or Bad Fuel Injectors (Time 17:21) (2016) (Good)

How to Fix Intake Manifold Runner Control (Time 8:50) (2019) (Better)

How to Replace Fuel Injectors - GM 3.1L 3.4L Engine (Time 10:58) (2019) (Good)

How to Replace Fuel Injectors 04-08 Dodge Ram (Time 10:13) (2016) (Better)

How to Replace Fuel Injectors 97-04 Ford F150 (Time 7:43) (2017) (Best)

How to Replace MAF Sensor 04-13 Mazda 3 (Time 4:43) (2018) (Best)

How to Replace MAF Sensor 07-13 Chevy Silverado (Time 3:59) (2018) (Best)

How to Replace MAF Sensor and Housing 04-06 Nissan Altima (Time 6:08) (2017) (Best)

How to Replace Mass Airflow Sensor 07-12 Nissan Altima (Time 2:46) (2019) (Better)

How to Replace Your Vehicle's Fuel Filter (Time 4:25) (2018) (Best)

How to: Change Your Vehicle's Air Filter (Time 1:49) (2018) (Best)

How Turbocharger Works (Time 2:45) (2015) (Better)

How We Make Biodiesel (Time 5:39) (2018) (Better)

Intake Manifold Problems (Time 4:26) (2019) (Best)

Intake Manifold Runner Control (Time 12:04) (2010) (Better)

Is There Such a Thing As Better Gas (Time 9:40) (2018) (Better)

Lag, Hard Start, Stall? Diagnose Car and Truck Low Fuel Pressure! (Time 19:30) (2020) (Best)

Low Fuel Pressure Causes and Symptoms P0087 Misfire Problems No Start When Hot at Idle (Time 2:48) (2021) (Better)

Making Bio Fuels (Time 4:46) (2019) (Better)

No Fuel Pressure Troubleshooting Basics (Time 16:49) (2016) (Good)

No Start, Engine Cranks Okay, Troubleshooting with Basic Tools (No Power to Injectors) (Time 32:24) (2017) (Good)

P2293 High Pressure Fuel Pump Diagnosis - 2006 2.0T VW Jetta (Time 18:24) (2020) (Best)

Procedures for Depressurizing the High Side of a GDI System (Time 1:49) (2015) (Good)

Purpose of a Turbocharger (Time 2:23) (2011) (Better)

Replacing Rusty Leaking Fuel Lines so You Can Drive with Confidence (Time 5:06) (2019) (Good)

Rough Running? Bad Mileage? How to Diagnose Car and Truck Fuel Injectors! (Time 5:41) (2020) (Best)

Six Symptoms of a Bad Throttle Position Sensor Or Failing TPS and How to Test It (Time 1:47) (2019) (Good)

Symptoms of a Bad Fuel Pump Not Starting but Crank (Time 2:14) (2019) (Better)

Three Signs of a Bad Electronic Throttle Body Failure Symptoms Reduced Power (Time 2:15) (2020) (Better)

Throttle Body Relearn When Should I Reprogram My Car's Throttle Body? (Time 2:42) (2020) (Best)

Trouble Shooting Fuel Pumps Voltage Drop Test (Time 6:18) (2013) (Good)

Turbo Lag (Time 3:07) (2011) (Better)

Turbo Oil Leak, Turbo Leak Causes, Understand a Turbo Seal Leak, Diesel Power Source (Time 6:27) (2020) (Better)

Turbochargers Vs Superchargers (Time 9:15) (2018) (Better)

Two Signs of a Bad Fuel Pressure Regulator Failing Symptoms Leaks (Time 2:16) (2020) (Better)

Understanding Gasoline Direct Injection and Fuel Quality (Time 3:28) (2015) (Good)

What Does a Mass Air Flow Sensor Do in a Car, Truck, SUV? (Time 12:15) (2020) (Best)

What Is Biodiesel? (Time 5:04) (2020) (Better)

What Is E85? | the Build Sheet (Time 6:54) (2020) (Better)

What Is Electronic Throttle Control? What Does Electronic Throttle Control Mean? (Time 6;23) (2018) (Better)

What Is The Structure of Intake Manifolds? (Time 2:08) (2017) (Best)

What's the Best Fuel for Your Car? (Time 4:40) (2021) (Better)

Why Do Fuel Injectors Clog? (Time 1:21) (2017) (Better)

Why New Cars Are Using Both Direct and Port Fuel Injection (Time 12:06) (2019) (Better)

Why You Need a Fuel Pressure Regulator (Time 3:52) (2019) (Better)

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Chapter 2 – Gasoline, Alternative Fuels, and Diesel Fuels (page 22)

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A8: Fuel, Air Induction, and Exhaust Systems Diagnosis and Repair

Alternative Fuels (Time 8:18) (2020) (Better)

An Overview of the Refining Process (Time 4:25) (2017) (Better)

Animation Fuel Filter: Heroes Under the Hood (Time 1:21) (2018) (Best)

Bosch GDI (Time 2:37) (2015) (Best)

Check Engine Light? Mass Airflow Sensor (MAF) Circuit: Code P0102 (Time 5:09) (2020) (Best)

Check Engine Light? System Too Lean - Code P0171 Or P0174 on Your Car Or Truck (Time 9:14) (2020) (Best)

Diagnosing Fuel Leaks in Your Car, Truck Or SUV (Time 8:53) (2020) (Best)

Diesel (Time 11:50) (2018) (Better)

Does Cleaning a Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor Really Work? (Time 17:11) (2017) (Better)

Electric Vs Mechanical Fuel Pump (Time 6:43) (2013) (Better)

Electronic Throttle Body Operation and Failure Issues (Time 7:31) (2017) (Good)

Electronic Throttle Body Troubleshooting (Time 13:52) (2020) (Better)

Electronic Throttle Control System Diagnosis (Time 3:29) (2015) (Better)

Ethanol Vs Gasoline (Time 4:13) (2018) (Good)

Ford Fuel Problems (Time 3:22) (2018) (Best)

Ford P0171 P0174 P1101 - Ford Mass Airflow Sensor Diagnosis Video (Time 9:32) (2016) (Good)

Fuel Delivery System Operation (Time 17:40) (2013) (Good)

Fuel Filter Explanation (Time 4:18) (2015) (Better)

Fuel Injectors (Time 10:25) (2018) (Best)

Fuel Octane Ratings Explained (Time 9:03) (2021) (Better)

Fuel Pump Connector Issues (Time 3:07) (2016) (Better)

Fuel Pump Electrical Check ( Time 2:56) (2016) (Better)

Fuel Trims, Oxygen Sensor Basic, How They Work and How to Test and Diagnose Them (Time 1:15:56) (2017) (Better)

Gasoline (Time 6:23) (2018) (Better)

Gasoline Grades (Time 7:18) (2020) (Better)

Gasoline Vs Diesel Four Major Differences (Time 9:26) (2016) (Good)

GDI Engines and Carbon Deposits (Time 13:59) (2017) (Better)

How a Fuel Pump Works (Time 6:22) (2017) (Good)

How a Turbo Works (Time 3:46) (2011) (Better)

How a Turbocharger Works! (Animation) (Time 3:42) (2014) (Better)

How Biodiesel Is Made (Time 2:05) (2015) (Better)

How Does a Fuel Delivery Module Work? (3D Animation) (Time 3:16) (2020) (Best)

How It Works: Electronic Throttle (Time 6:41) (2018) (Better)

How to Clean and Replace an MAF Sensor (Mass Air Flow Sensor) (Time 2:40) (2018) (Best)

How to Clean Fuel Injectors Like the Pros (Time 5:58) (2019) (Best)

How to Diagnose a Failed Car, Truck and SUV Fuel Pump (Time 4:14) (2020) (Best)

How to Diagnose and Replace a Fuel Pump (Time 13:57) (2016) (Good)

How to Diagnose, Test and Clean Dirty, Clogged Or Bad Fuel Injectors (Time 17:21) (2016) (Good)

How to Fix Intake Manifold Runner Control (Time 8:50) (2019) (Better)

How to Replace Fuel Injectors - GM 3.1L 3.4L Engine (Time 10:58) (2019) (Good)

How to Replace Fuel Injectors 04-08 Dodge Ram (Time 10:13) (2016) (Better)

How to Replace Fuel Injectors 97-04 Ford F150 (Time 7:43) (2017) (Best)

How to Replace MAF Sensor 04-13 Mazda 3 (Time 4:43) (2018) (Best)

How to Replace MAF Sensor 07-13 Chevy Silverado (Time 3:59) (2018) (Best)

How to Replace MAF Sensor and Housing 04-06 Nissan Altima (Time 6:08) (2017) (Best)

How to Replace Mass Airflow Sensor 07-12 Nissan Altima (Time 2:46) (2019) (Better)

How to Replace Your Vehicle's Fuel Filter (Time 4:25) (2018) (Best)

How to: Change Your Vehicle's Air Filter (Time 1:49) (2018) (Best)

How Turbocharger Works (Time 2:45) (2015) (Better)

How We Make Biodiesel (Time 5:39) (2018) (Better)

Intake Manifold Problems (Time 4:26) (2019) (Best)

Intake Manifold Runner Control (Time 12:04) (2010) (Better)

Is There Such a Thing As Better Gas (Time 9:40) (2018) (Better)

Lag, Hard Start, Stall? Diagnose Car and Truck Low Fuel Pressure! (Time 19:30) (2020) (Best)

Low Fuel Pressure Causes and Symptoms P0087 Misfire Problems No Start When Hot at Idle (Time 2:48) (2021) (Better)

Making Bio Fuels (Time 4:46) (2019) (Better)

No Fuel Pressure Troubleshooting Basics (Time 16:49) (2016) (Good)

No Start, Engine Cranks Okay, Troubleshooting with Basic Tools (No Power to Injectors) (Time 32:24) (2017) (Good)

P2293 High Pressure Fuel Pump Diagnosis - 2006 2.0T VW Jetta (Time 18:24) (2020) (Best)

Procedures for Depressurizing the High Side of a GDI System (Time 1:49) (2015) (Good)

Purpose of a Turbocharger (Time 2:23) (2011) (Better)

Replacing Rusty Leaking Fuel Lines so You Can Drive with Confidence (Time 5:06) (2019) (Good)

Rough Running? Bad Mileage? How to Diagnose Car and Truck Fuel Injectors! (Time 5:41) (2020) (Best)

Six Symptoms of a Bad Throttle Position Sensor Or Failing TPS and How to Test It (Time 1:47) (2019) (Good)

Symptoms of a Bad Fuel Pump Not Starting but Crank (Time 2:14) (2019) (Better)

Three Signs of a Bad Electronic Throttle Body Failure Symptoms Reduced Power (Time 2:15) (2020) (Better)

Throttle Body Relearn When Should I Reprogram My Car's Throttle Body? (Time 2:42) (2020) (Best)

Trouble Shooting Fuel Pumps Voltage Drop Test (Time 6:18) (2013) (Good)

Turbo Lag (Time 3:07) (2011) (Better)

Turbo Oil Leak, Turbo Leak Causes, Understand a Turbo Seal Leak, Diesel Power Source (Time 6:27) (2020) (Better)

Turbochargers Vs Superchargers (Time 9:15) (2018) (Better)

Two Signs of a Bad Fuel Pressure Regulator Failing Symptoms Leaks (Time 2:16) (2020) (Better)

Understanding Gasoline Direct Injection and Fuel Quality (Time 3:28) (2015) (Good)

What Does a Mass Air Flow Sensor Do in a Car, Truck, SUV? (Time 12:15) (2020) (Best)

What Is Biodiesel? (Time 5:04) (2020) (Better)

What Is E85? | the Build Sheet (Time 6:54) (2020) (Better)

What Is Electronic Throttle Control? What Does Electronic Throttle Control Mean? (Time 6;23) (2018) (Better)

What Is The Structure of Intake Manifolds? (Time 2:08) (2017) (Best)

What's the Best Fuel for Your Car? (Time 4:40) (2021) (Better)

Why Do Fuel Injectors Clog? (Time 1:21) (2017) (Better)

Why New Cars Are Using Both Direct and Port Fuel Injection (Time 12:06) (2019) (Better)

Why You Need a Fuel Pressure Regulator (Time 3:52) (2019) (Better)

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