Advanced Engine Performance Diagnosis, 8th edition

  • James Halderman, 
  • Curt Ward

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Overview

Advanced Engine Performance Diagnosis meets the needs of a 2nd-semester Engine Performance (A8) course. It covers tasks of the ASE A8 content area as well as topics to prepare you for the ASE Advanced Level Engine Performance (L1) certification test. Practical applications and step-by-step photo sequences will help you learn and retain procedures. This title is part of the Pearson Automotive Professional Technician Series.

Advanced Engine Performance Diagnosis is designed for your success. Its learning outcomes and objectives are aligned with ASE standards, and its concise, easy-to-read chapters present content in manageable sections. Case studies will help you handle real-world customer issues.

The 8th Edition has been revised throughout to correspond with the latest ASE A8 tasks. It has two new chapters, new case studies and more than 75 new full-color photos and line drawings. The Pearson+ eTextbook includes 90 instructive animations, giving you an enhanced visual reference for essential automotive concepts and skills.

Published by Pearson (February 28th 2024) - Copyright © 2025

ISBN-13: 9780138096700

Subject: Automotive Technology

Category: Advanced Engine Performance (L1)

Overview

  1. Service Information, Work Orders, and Vehicle Identification
  2. Strategy-Based Diagnosis
  3. Gasoline, Alternative Fuels and Diesel Fuels
  4. Digital Meter Testing
  5. Digital Storage Oscilloscopes Testing
  6. Scan Tools and Scan Tool Diagnosis
  7. In-Vehicle Engine Service
  8. CAN and Network Communications
  9. On-Board Diagnosis
  10. Global OBD II and Mode $06
  11. Battery, Starting, Charging Diagnosis and Stop-Start
  12. Push-Button Start and Immobilizer Systems
  13. Ignition System Operation and Diagnosis
  14. Engine and Misfire Diagnosis
  15. Variable Valve Timing and Displacement Systems
  16. Temperature and Throttle Position Sensors
  17. MAP and MAF Sensors
  18. Electronic Throttle Control Systems
  19. Narrow and Wide-Band Oxygen Sensors
  20. Fuel Trim Diagnosis
  21. Fuel Pumps, Lines, and Filters
  22. Fuel-Injection Parts and Operation
  23. Gasoline-Direct Injection (GDI) Systems
  24. Fuel-Injection System Diagnosis and Service
  25. Electronic Transmission Controls
  26. Vehicle Emissions Standards and Testing
  27. Emission Control Devices Operation and Diagnosis
  28. Module Reprogramming

APPENDICES

  1. Sample L1 Test
  2. 2022 A8-ASE Education Foundation Correlation Chart
  3. ASE L1 Test Correlation Chart

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