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Section I - Careers in the Automotive Service Area

Chapter 1 - Automotive Background and Overview (page 1)

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Chapter 2 - Careers in the Automotive Service Industry (page 9)

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Chapter 3 - Starting a Career in the Automotive Industry (page 17)

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Chapter 4 - Working as a Professional Service Technician (page 25)

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Chapter 5 - Technician Certification (page 36)

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Chapter 6 - Shop Safety (page 43)

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Section II - Safety, Environmental, and Health Concerns

Chapter 7 - Environmental and Hazardous Materials (page 50)

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Section III - Tools, Shop Equipment, and Measuring

Chapter 8 - Fasteners and Thread Repair (page 60)

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Chapter 9 - Hand Tools (page 71)

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Chapter 10 - Power Tools and Shop Equipment (page 86)

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Chapter 11 - Vehicle Lifting and Hoisting (page 97)

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Chapter 12 - Measuring Systems and Tools (page 104)

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Section IV - Principles, Math, and Calculations

Chapter 13 - Scientific Principles and Materials (page 112)

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Chapter 14 - Math, Charts, and Calculations (page 122)

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Section V - Vehicle Service Information, Identification, and Routine Maintenance

Chapter 15 - Service Information and Work Orders (page 127)

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Chapter 16 - Vehicle Identification and Emissions Ratings (page 135)

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Chapter 17 - Preventative Masintenance and Service Procedures (page 140)

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Section VI - Engine Repair

Chapter 18 - Gasoline Engine Operation, Parts, and Specifications (page 157)

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Chapter 19 - Diesel Engine Operation and Diagnosis (page 170)

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Chapter 20 - Coolant (page 188)

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Chapter 21 - Cooling System Operation and Diagnosis (page 195)

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Chapter 22 - Engine Oil (page 212)

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Chapter 23 - Lubrication System (page 226)

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Chapter 24 - Intake and Exhaust Systems (page 236)

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Chapter 25 - Turbocharging and Supercharging (page 246)

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Chapter 26 - Engine Condition Diagnosis (page 256)

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Chapter 27 - In-Vehicle Engine Service (page 273)

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Chapter 28 - Engine Removal and Disassembly (page 283)

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Chapter 29 - Engine Cleaning and Crack Detection (page 294)

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Chapter 30 - Cylinder head and Valve Guide Service (page 303)

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Chapter 31 - Valve and Seat Service (page 318)

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Chapter 32 - Camshafts and Valve Trains (page 340)

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Chapter 33 - Pistons, Rings, and Connecting Rods (page 363)

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Chapter 34 - Engine Blocks (page 379)

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Chapter 35 - Crankshafts, Balance Shafts, and Bearings (page 394)

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Chapter 36 - Gaskets and Sealants (page 412)

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Chapter 37 - Engine Assembly and Dynamometer Testing (page 420)

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Chapter 38 - Engine Installation and Break-in (page 448)

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Section VII - Electrical and Electronic Systems

Chapter 39 - Electrical Fundamentals (page 453)

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Chapter 40 - Electrical Circuits and Ohm's Law (page 462)

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Section IX - Engine Performance

Chapter 41 - Series, Parallel, and Series-Parallel Circuits (page 468)

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Chapter 42 - Circuit Testers and Digital Meters (page 479)

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Chapter 43 - Oscilloscopes and Graphing Multimeters (page 495)

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Chapter 44 - Automotive Wiring and wire Repair (page 495)

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Chapter 45 - Wiring Schematics and Circuit Testing (page 515)

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Chapter 46 - Capacitance and Capacitors (page 530)

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Chapter 47 - Magnetism and Electromagnetism (page 535)

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Chapter 48 - Electronic Fundamentals (page 546)

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Chapter 49 - CAN and Network Communications (page 562)

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Chapter 50 - Batteries (page 578)

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Chapter 51 - Battery Testing and Service (page 586)

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Chapter 52 - Cranking System (page 598)

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Chapter 53 - Cranking System Diagnosis and Service (page 609)

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Chapter 54 - Charging System (page 622)

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Chapter 55 - Charging System Diagnosis and Service (page 633)

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Chapter 56 - Lighting and Signaling Circuits (page 651)

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Chapter 57 - Driver Information and Navigation Systems (page 669)

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Chapter 58 - Safety, Comfort and Convenience Accessories (page 683)

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Chapter 59 - Immobilizer Systems (page 708)

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Chapter 60 - Airbag and Pretensioner Circuits (page 715)

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Chapter 61 - Autonomous Vehicles (page 728)

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Chapter 62 - Audio System Operation and Diagnosis (page 737)

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Section VIII - Heating and Air Conditioning

Chapter 63 - Heating and Air-Conditioning Components and Operation (page 750)

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Chapter 64 - Air Management Systems (page 770)

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Chapter 65 - Automatic Air-Conditioning System Operation (page 770)

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Chapter 66 - Heating and Air-Conditioning System Diagnosis (page 789)

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Chapter 67 - Heating and Air-Conditioning System Service (page 798)

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Section IX – Engine Performance

Chapter 68 – Gasoline (page 806)

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Chapter 69 - Alternative Fuels (page 820)

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Chapter 70 - Diesel and Biodiesel Fuels (page 829)

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Chapter 71 - Ignition System Components and Operation (page 834)

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Chapter 72 - Ignition System Diagnosis and Service (page 849)

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Chapter 73 - Computer Fundamentals (page 867)

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Chapter 74 - Temperature Sensors (page 874)

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Chapter 75 - Throttle Position Sensors (page 884)

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Chapter 76 - MAP/BARO Sensors (page 889)

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Chapter 77 - Mass Air Flow Sensors (page 897)

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Chapter 78 - Oxygen Sensors (page 903)

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Chapter 79 - Fuel Pumps, Lines, and Filters (page 919)

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Chapter 80 - Fuel Injection Components and Operation (page 934)

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Chapter 81 - Gasoline Direct Injection Systems (page 946)

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Chapter 82 - Electronic Throttle Control System (page 953)

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Chapter 83 - Fuel Injection System Diagnosis and Service (page 979)

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Chapter 84 - Vehicle Emission Standards and Testing (page 979)

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Chapter 85 - Evaporative Emission Control Systems (page 987)

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Chapter 87 - Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) and Secondary Air Injection (SAI) Systems (page 1003)

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Chapter 88 - Catalytic Converters (page 1010)

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Chapter 89 - On-Board Diagnosis (page 1019)

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Chapter 90 - Scan Tools and Engine Performance Diagnosis (page 1027)

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Section X - Hybrid and Fuel Cell Vehicles

Chapter 91 - Introduction to Hybrid Electric Vehicles (page 1044)

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Chapter 92 - Hybrid High-Voltage Batteries (page 1053)

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Chapter 93 - Electric and Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles (page 1067)

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Chapter 94 - Hybrid Safety and Service Procedures (page 1073)

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Chapter 95 - Fuel Cells and Advanced Technologies (page 1087)

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Section XI - Brakes

Chapter 96 - Braking System Components and Performance Standards (page 1099)

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Chapter 97 - Brake Principles and Friction Materials (page 1107)

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Chapter 98 - Brake Hydraulic Systems (page 1117)

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Chapter 99 - Hydraulic Valves and Switches (page 1132)

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Chapter 100 - Brake Fluid and Lines (page 1144)

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Chapter 101 - Brake Bleeding Methods and Procedures (page 1156)

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Chapter 102 - Wheel Bearings and Service (page 1167)

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Chapter 103 - Drum Brakes (page 1183)

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Chapter 104 - Drum Brakes Operation, Diagnosis, and Service (page 1197)

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Chapter 105 - Disc Brakes (page 1211)

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Chapter 106 - Disc Brakes Diagnosis and Service (page 1224)

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Chapter 107 - Parking Brake System Diagnosis and Service (page 1240)

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Chapter 108 - Machining Brake Drums and Rotors (page 1254)

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Chapter 109 - Power Brake Unit Operation, Diagnosis, and Service (page 1293)

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Chapter 110 - ABS Components and Operation (page 1306)

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Chapter 111 - ABS Diagnosis and Service (page 1320)

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Chapter 112 - Electronic Stability Control Systems (page 1330)

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Section XII - Suspension and Steering

Chapter 113 - Tires and Wheels (page 1337)

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Chapter 114 - Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (page 1358)

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Chapter 115 - Tire and Wheel Service (page 1370)

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Chapter 116 - Suspension System Principles and Components (page 1391)

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Chapter 117 - Front Suspension and Service (page 1414)

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Chapter 118 - Rear Suspension and Service (page 1441)

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Chapter 119 - Electronic Suspension Systems (page 1450)

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Chapter 120 - Steering Columns and Gears (page 1466)

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Chapter 121 - Steering Linkage and Service (page 1480)

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Chapter 122 - Hydraulic Power Steering Systems (page 1496)

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Chapter 123 - Electric Power Steering Systems (page 1517)

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Chapter 124 - Wheel Alignment Principles (page 1523)

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Chapter 125 - Alignment Diagnosis and Service (page 1538)

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Section XIII - Manual Drive Train and Axles

Chapter 126 - Clutches (page 1565)

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Chapter 127 - Manual Transmission/Transaxles (page 1582)

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Chapter 128 - Drive Shafts and CV Joints (page 1605)

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Chapter 129 - Drive Shafts and CV Joint Service (page 1614)

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Chapter 130 - Drive Axles and Differentials (page 1627)

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Chapter 131 - Four-Wheel-Drive and All-Wheel-Drive (page 1645)

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Chapter 132 - Vibration and Noise Diagnosis and Correction (page 1662)

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Section XIV - Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles

Chapter 133 - Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Principles (page 1675)

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Chapter 134 - Hydraulic Components and Control Systems (page 1692)

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Chapter 135 - Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Diagnosis and In-Vehicle Service (page 1711)

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Chapter 136 - Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Unit Repair (page 1723)

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