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Basic Automotive Service and Systems, Classroom

The 5th edition of BASIC AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE & SYSTEMS is a comprehensive Classroom Manual/Shop Manual set provides an accessible overview of automotive systems to prepare you for all aspects of work in the field.

Now fully updated to align with the new NATEF accreditation model introduced in 2012, the Fifth Edition features a new full color design, more coverage of hybrid vehicles and emerging technologies, and revised and updated coverage of electronic engine controls. The content is current and relevant to the industry today, and includes state-of-the-art information on the global automotive industry and the role of the technician within it.

The Classroom Manual explores the basic theories of operation behind each automotive system, while the Shop Manual covers the hands-on diagnostic, testing, and repair procedures that relate to them. Assuming no prior knowledge of automotive technology, this clear and engaging book addresses fundamental skills and maintenance and the application of key theories.

NEW TO THIS PUBLICATION

  • Fully updated to align with the new NATEF accreditation model introduced in 2012, the Fifth Edition is primarily coordinated with NATEF’s Maintenance and Light Repair program option.
  • This edition’s full color design with new photographs and updated line art helps readers better visualize processes and procedures.
  • Coverage of hybrid vehicles and emerging technologies, along with revised and updated coverage of electronic engine controls, prepares students for today’s workplace.
  • Includes all new Job Sheets that are focused on skill building.
  • Content cross references current industry practices to help the student understand and practice real-world workplace competencies.
  • Employer focused soft skills are integrated into each topic.
  • The text features in depth basic and preventative maintenance information with a focus on skill building, with expanded coverage on electrical theory and diagnosis.

FEATURES

  • Fully updated to align with the new NATEF accreditation model introduced in 2012, the Fifth Edition is primarily coordinated with NATEF’s Maintenance and Light Repair program option.
  • A full color design with new photographs and updated line art makes visualizing processes and procedures easier.
  • Coverage of hybrid vehicles and emerging technologies, along with revised and updated coverage of electronic engine controls, prepares you for today’s workplace.

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