Automotive Technology Principles, Diagnosis, and Service – 7th edition

AT7 Chapter Index (Click to expand and again to collapse)

Section I - Automotive Service Industry

Ch1: Automotive Background and Overview

Ch2: Careers in the Automotive Service Industry

Ch3: Starting a Career in the Automotive Industry

Ch4: Working as a Professional Service Technician

Section II - Safety and Health Issues

Ch5: Shop Safety

Ch6: Hazardous Materials

Ch7: Health and Environmental Concerns

Section III - Fasteners, Tools and Shop Equipment

Ch8: Fasteners and Thread Repair

Ch9: Tools and Shop Equipment

Ch10: Vehicle Lifting and Hoisting

Section IV - Measuring, Math and Scientific Principles

Ch11: Measuring, Math and Charts

Ch12: Scientific Principles and materials

Section V - Service Information and Routine Maintenance

Ch13: Service Information, Work Orders, and Vehicle Identification

Ch14: Preventative Maintenance and Service Procedures

Section VI - Engine Repair

Ch15: Gasoline Engine Operation, Parts, and Specifications

Ch16: Diesel Engine Parts, Operation and Aftertreatment

Ch17: Engine Antifreeze and Coolant

Ch18: Cooling System Operation and Diagnosis

Ch19: Engine Oil and Filters

Ch20: Lubrication System Operation and Diagnosis

Ch21: Intake and Exhaust Systems

Ch22: Turbocharging and Supercharging

Ch23: Engine Condition Diagnosis

Ch24: In-Vehicle Engine Service

Ch25: Engine Removal and Disassembly

Ch26: Engine Cleaning and Crack Detection

Ch27: Cylinder Head Inspection and Service

Ch28: Camshafts and Valve Trains

Ch29: Variable Valve Timing and Displacement Systems

Ch30: Pistons, Rings, and Connecting Rods

Ch31: Engine Block Inspection and Service

Ch32: Crankshafts, Balance Shafts, and Bearings

Ch33: Gaskets and Sealants

Ch34: Engine Assembly and Testing

Ch35: Engine Installation and Break-in

Section VII - Electrical and Electronic Systems

Ch36: Electrical Fundamentals

Ch37: Electrical Circuits and Ohm's Law

Ch38: Series, Parallel, and Series-Parallel Circuits

Ch39: Circuit Testers and Digital Meters

Ch40: Digital Storage Oscilloscopes (DSOs)

Ch41: Automotive Wiring and Wire Repair

Ch42: Wiring Schematics and Circuit Testing

Ch43: Capacitance and Capacitors

Ch44: Magnetism and Electromagnetism

Ch45: Electronic Fundamentals

Ch46: CAN and Network Communications

Ch47: Automotive 12-Volt Batteries

Ch48: 12-Volt Battery Testing and Service

Ch49: Starting System Parts and Operation

Ch50: Stop/Start Systems

Ch51: Starting System Diagnosis and Service

Ch52: Charging System Parts and Operation

Ch53: Charging System Diagnosis and Service

Ch54: Lighting and Signaling Circuits

Ch55: Driver Information and Navigation Systems

Ch56: Security Immobilizer Systems

Ch57: Airbag and Pretensioner Circuits

Ch58: Body Electrical Accessories

Ch59: Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS)

Ch60: Audio System Operation and Diagnosis

Section VIII - HVAC

Ch61: Heating and Air-Conditioning Fundamentals

Ch62: Air-Conditioning Compressors and Service

Ch63: Air Management System

Ch64: Automatic Air-Conditioning System Operation

Ch65: Refrigerants and Refrigerant Oils

Ch66: Refrigerant Recovery, Recycling, and Recharging

Ch67: Heating and Air-Conditioning System Service

Section IX - Engine Performance

Ch68: Gasoline, Alternative Fuels and Diesel Fuels

Ch69: Ignition System Components and Operation

Ch70: Ignition System Diagnosis and Service

Ch71: Computer Fundamentals

Ch72: Termperature Sensors

Ch73: Throttle Position (TP) and CMP/CKP Sensors

Ch74: MAP and MAF Sensor

Ch75: Oxygen Sensors

Ch76: Fuel Pumps, Lines, and Filters

Ch77: Fuel-Injection Components and Operation

Ch78: Gasoline Direct-Injection (GDI) Systems

Ch79: Electronic Throttle Control System

Ch80: Fuel-Injection System Diagnosis and Service

Ch81: Vehile Emission Standards and Testing

Ch82: Evaporative Emission Control and EGR Systems

Ch83: Positive Crankcase Ventilation and Secondary Air-Injection Systems

Ch84: Catalytic Converters

Ch85: On-Board Diagnosis

Ch86: Scan Tool Testing

Ch87: Strategy-Based Diagnosis

Section X - EV and HEV

Ch88: EV and HEV Safety

Ch89: Introduction to Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Ch90: Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Ch91: EV and HEV Vehicle High-Voltage Batteries

Ch92: EV and PHEV Charging Equipment

Section XI - Brakes

Ch93: Braking System Components and Performance Standards

Ch94: Braking System Principles and Friction Materials

Ch95: Brake Hydraulic System Parts

Ch96: Brake Fluid and Bleeding Procedures

Ch97: Wheel Bearings and Service

Ch98: Drum Brakes

Ch99: Drum Brake Diagnosis and Service

Ch100: Disc Brakes

Ch101: Disc Brake Diagnosis and Service

Ch102: Parking Brake Operation, Diagnosis, and Service

Ch103: Machining Brake Drums and Rotors

Ch104: Power Brake Unit Operation, Diagnosis, and Service

Ch105: Regenerative Brakes and One-Pedal Driving

Ch106: ABS Components and Operation

Ch107: ABS Diagnosis and Service

Ch108: Electronic Stability Control Systems

Section XII - Steering and Suspension

Ch109: Tires and Wheels

Ch110: Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems

Ch111: Tire and Wheel Service

Ch112: Suspension System Principles and Components

Ch113: Front Suspensions and Service

Ch114: Rear Suspensions and Service

Ch115: Electronic Suspension Systems

Ch116: Steering Columns and Gears

Ch117: Steering Linkage and Service

Ch118: Hydraulic Power Steering Systems

Ch119: Electric Power Steering Systems

Ch120: Wheel Alignment Principles

Ch121: Alignment Diagnosis and Service

Section XIII - Manual Drivetrains

Ch122: Clutches

Ch123: Manual Transmission/Transaxles

Ch124: Drive Shafts and Half Shafts

Ch125: Drive Shafts and Half Shafts Service

Ch126: Drive Axles and Differentials

Ch127: Four-Wheel-Drive and All-Wheel Drive

Ch128: Vibration and Noise Diagnosis and Correction

Section XIV - Automatic Transmissions

Ch129: Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Principles

Ch130: Continuously Variable and Dual Clutch Automatic Transmissions

Ch131: Hydraulic Components and Control Systems

Ch132: Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Diagnosis and In-Vehicle Service

Ch133: Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Unit

Section XV - Specialty ASE Certification Content

Ch134: Parts Specialist (P2)

Ch135: Service Consultant (C1)

Ch136: Exhaust Ssytems (X1)

ASE (A0) Questions

ASE (A1) Questions

ASE (A2) Questions

ASE (A3) Questions

ASE (A4) Questions

ASE (A5) Questions

ASE (A6) Questions

ASE (A7) Questions

ASE (A8) Questions

ASE (C1) Questions

ASE (L3) Questions

ASE (P2) Questions

ASE (X1) Questions