ASE Test Preparation: The Ultimate Resource for Practice Test Questions, 4th edition

  • James Halderman, 
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Overview

Market-leading ASE Test Preparation: The Ultimate Resource for Practice Test Questions will help you prepare for success on ASE exams covering content areas A1-A9, plus G1, L1-L4, C1, P2 and X1.

Written to current ASE tasks and standards, the guide has hundreds of test questions modeled after those on the actual ASE certification tests. It also provides answer rationales grounded in the latest automotive systems and technology.

The 4th Edition now covers six added tests and is available in print and interactive Pearson+ eTextbook formats. The Pearson+ eTextbook for this title features an interactive question-and-answer format that gives you instant feedback along the way.

Published by Pearson (March 8th 2024) - Copyright © 2025

ISBN-13: 9780138204204

Subject: Automotive Technology

Category: Automotive Principles

Overview

(A1) Engine Repair

  • (A1) Engine Repair Test Content Areas
  • (A1) Questions
  • Category: General Engine Diagnosis
  • Category: Cylinder Head and Valve Train Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Engine Block Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Lubrication and Cooling Systems Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Fuel, Electrical, Ignition, and Exhaust Systems Inspection and Service
  • (A1) Answers
  • Category: General Engine Diagnosis
  • Category: Cylinder Head and Valve Train Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Engine Block Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Lubrication and Cooling Systems Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Fuel, Electrical, Ignition, and Exhaust Systems Inspection and Service

(A2) Automatic Transmission/Transaxle

  • (A2) Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Content Area
  • (A2) Questions
  • Category: General Transmission and Transaxle Diagnosis
  • Category: In-Vehicle Transmission/Transaxle Maintenance and Repair
  • Category: Off-Vehicle Transmission/Transaxle Repair
  • (A2) Answers
  • Category: General Transmission and Transaxle Diagnosis
  • Category: In-Vehicle Transmission/Transaxle Maintenance and Repair
  • Category: Off-Vehicle Transmission/Transaxle Repair

(A3) Manual Drive Train and Axles

  • (A3) Manual Drive Train and Axles Content Area
  • (A3) Questions
  • Category: Clutch Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Transmission Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Transaxle Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Drive Shaft/Half Shaft and Universal Joint/CV Joint Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Drive Axle Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Four-Wheel Drive/All-Wheel Drive Component Diagnosis and Repair
  • (A3) Answers
  • Category: Clutch Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Transmission Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Transaxle Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Drive Shaft/Half Shaft and Universal Joint/CV Joint Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Drive Axle Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Four-Wheel Drive/All-Wheel Drive Component
  • Diagnosis and Repair

(A4) Suspension and Steering

  • (A4) Suspension and Steering Test Content Areas
  • (A4) Questions
  • Category: Steering Systems Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Suspension Systems Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Related Suspension and Steering Service
  • Category: Wheel Alignment Diagnosis, Adjustment, and Repair
  • Category: Wheel and Tire Diagnosis and Service
  • (A4) Answers
  • Category: Steering Systems Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Suspension Systems Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Related Suspension and Steering Service
  • Category: Wheel Alignment Diagnosis, Adjustment, and Repair
  • Category: Wheel and Tire Diagnosis and Service

(A5) Brakes

  • (A5) Brakes Test Content Areas
  • (A5) Questions
  • Category: Hydraulic, Power Assist, and Parking Brake Systems Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Drum Brake Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Disc Brake Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Electronic Brake Control Systems—ABS, TCS, ESC—Diagnosis and Repair
  • (A5) Answers
  • Category: Hydraulic, Power Assist, and Parking Brake Systems Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Drum Brake Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Disc Brake Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Electronic Brake Control Systems—ABS, TCS, ESC—Diagnosis and Repair

(A6) Electrical/Electronic Systems

  • (A6) Electrical/Electronic Systems Content Areas
  • (A6) Questions
  • Category: General Electrical/Electronic System Diagnosis
  • Category: Battery and Starting System Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Charging System Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Lighting Systems Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Instrument Cluster and Driver Information Systems Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Body Electrical Systems Diagnosis and Repair
  • (A6) Answers
  • Category: General Electrical/Electronic System Diagnosis
  • Category: Battery and Starting System Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Charging System Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Lighting Systems Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Instrument Cluster and Driver Information Systems Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Body Electrical Systems Diagnosis and Repair

(A7) Heating and Air Conditioning

  • (A7) Heating and Air Conditioning Content Areas
  • (A7) Questions
  • Category: Heating, Ventilation, A/C (HVAC) and Engine Cooling System Service, Diagnosis, and Repair
  • Category: Refrigeration System Component Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Operating Systems and Related Controls Diagnosis and Repair
  • (A7) Answers
  • Category: Heating, Ventilation, A/C (HVAC) and Engine Cooling System Service, Diagnosis, and Repair
  • Category: Refrigeration System Component Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Operating Systems and Related Controls Diagnosis and Repair

(A8) Engine Performance

  • (A8) Engine Performance Test Content Areas
  • (A8) Questions
  • Category: General Engine Diagnosis
  • Category: Ignition System Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Fuel, Air Induction, and Exhaust Systems Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Emissions Control Systems Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Computerized Engine Controls Diagnosis and Repair
  • (A8) Answers
  • Category: General Engine Diagnosis
  • Category: Ignition System Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Fuel, Air Induction, and Exhaust Systems Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Emissions Control Systems Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Computerized Engine Controls Diagnosis and Repair

(A9) Light Vehicle Diesel Engines

  • (A9) Light Vehicle Diesel Engines Content Areas
  • (A9) Questions
  • Category: General Engine Diagnosis
  • Category: Cylinder Head and Valve Train Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Engine Block Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Lubrication and Cooling Systems Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Air Induction and Exhaust Systems Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Fuel System Diagnosis and Repair
  • (A9) Answers
  • Category: General Engine Diagnosis
  • Category: Cylinder Head and Valve Train Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Engine Block Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Lubrication and Cooling Systems Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Air Induction and Exhaust Systems Diagnosis and Repair
  • Category: Fuel System Diagnosis and Repair

(G1) Auto Maintenance and Light Repair

  • (G1) Auto Maintenance and Light Repair Content Areas
  • (G1) Questions
  • Category: Engine Systems
  • Category: Automatic Transmission/Transaxle
  • Category: Manual Drive Train and Axles
  • Category: Suspension and Steering
  • Category: Brakes
  • Category: Electrical
  • Category: Heating and Air Conditioning
  • (G1) Answers
  • Category: Engine Systems
  • Category: Automatic Transmission/Transaxle
  • Category: Manual Drive Train and Axles
  • Category: Suspension and Steering
  • Category: Brakes
  • Category: Electrical
  • Category: Heating and Air Conditioning

(L1) Advanced Engine Performance Specialist Test

  • (L1) Advanced Engine Performance Specialist Content Areas
  • (L1) Questions
  • Category: General Powertrain Diagnosis
  • Category: Computerized Powertrain Controls Diagnosis
  • Category: Ignition System Diagnosis
  • Category: Fuel Systems and Air Induction Systems
  • Category: Emission Control Systems Diagnosis
  • Category: I/M Failure Diagnosis
  • (L1) Answers
  • Category: General Powertrain Diagnosis
  • Category: Computerized Powertrain Controls Diagnosis
  • Category: Ignition System Diagnosis
  • Category: Fuel Systems and Air Induction Systems
  • Category: Emission Control Systems Diagnosis
  • Category: I/M Failure Diagnosis

(L2) Medium/Heavy Vehicle Electronic Diesel Engine Diagnosis Specialist Test

  • (L2) Medium/Heavy Vehicle Electronic Diesel Engine Diagnosis Specialist Content Areas
  • (L2) Questions
  • Category: General Inspection and Diagnosis
  • Category: Electronic Engine Controls Diagnosis
  • Category: Air Induction Systems Diagnosis
  • Category: Fuel Systems Diagnosis
  • Category: Emissions Systems Diagnosis
  • (L2) Answers
  • Category: General Inspection and Diagnosis
  • Category: Electronic Engine Control Diagnosis
  • Category: Air Induction Systems Diagnosis
  • Category: Fuel Systems Diagnosis
  • Category: Emission Systems Diagnosis

(L3) Light Duty Hybrid/Electric Vehicle Specialist Test

  • (L3) Light Duty Hybrid/Electric Vehicle Specialist Content Areas
  • (L3) Questions
  • Category: Battery System
  • Category: Internal Combustion Engine
  • Category: Drive Systems
  • Category: Power Electronics
  • Category: Hybrid Supporting Systems
  • (L3) Answers
  • Category: Battery System
  • Category: Internal Combustion Engine
  • Category: Drive Systems
  • Category: Power Electronics
  • Category: Hybrid Supporting Systems

(L4) Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Specialist Test

  • (L4) Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Specialist Content Areas
  • (L4) Questions
  • Category: General ADAS Service and Diagnosis
  • Category: Camera Based Systems Service and Diagnosis
  • Category: Radar Based Systems Service and Diagnosis
  • Category: Ultrasonic (Sonar) Systems Service and Diagnosis
  • (L4) Answers
  • Category: General ADAS Service and Diagnosis
  • Category: Camera Based Systems Service and Diagnosis
  • Category: Radar Based Systems Service and Diagnosis
  • Category: Ultrasonic (Sonar) Systems Service and Diagnosis

(C1) Automobile Service Consultant Test

  • (C1) Automobile Service Consultant Test Content Areas
  • (C1) Questions
  • Category: Communications
  • Category: Product Knowledge
  • Category: Shop Operations
  • (C1) Answers
  • Category: Communications
  • Category: Product Knowledge
  • Category: Shop Operations

(P2) Automobile Parts Specialist Test

  • (P2) Automobile Parts Specialist Test Content Areas
  • (P2) Questions
  • Category: General Operations
  • Category: Customer Relations and Sales Skills
  • Category: Vehicle Systems Knowledge
  • Category: Vehicle Identification
  • Category: Catalog and Information Systems Skills
  • Category: Inventory Management
  • Category: Merchandising
  • (P2) Answers
  • Category: General Operations
  • Category: Customer Relations and Sales Skills
  • Category: Vehicle Systems Knowledge
  • Category: Vehicle Identification
  • Category: Catalog and Information Systems Skills
  • Category: Inventory Management
  • Category: Merchandising

(X1) Exhaust Systems Test

  • (X1) Exhaust Systems Test Content Areas
  • (X1) Questions
  • Category: Exhaust System Inspection and Repair
  • Category: Emissions System Diagnosis
  • Category: Exhaust System Fabrication
  • Category: Exhaust System Installation
  • Category: Exhaust System Repair Regulations
  • (X1) Answers
  • Category: Exhaust System Inspection and Repair
  • Category: Emissions System Diagnosis
  • Category: Exhaust System Fabrication
  • Category: Exhaust System Installation
  • Category: Exhaust System Repair Regulations

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