Automotive Service Job Sheets for NATEF Task Mastery 2e
ISBN-13: 9781111137984 / ISBN-10: 1111137986
Master the skills you need to succeed in the automotive industry, with nearly 200 hands-on lab and shop activities correlated to National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) tasks for all eight Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) systems. With content organized by technology area for convenient reference, this dynamic, full-color manual provides detailed illustrations with step-by-step instructions for all major service, diagnostic, and repair procedures, from engines to electronics. Extensive new and updated material makes the Second Edition of this valuable resource even more useful, with performance-based worksheets covering everything on the current NATEF Task List--more than 450 tasks in all! In addition, integrated assessment and critical thinking questions help you reflect on your work, enhance your understanding, and develop important real-world skills you can apply as a working automotive professional.
1. The Automobile Industry.
2. Shop Procedures, Safety, Tools, and Equipment.
3. Vehicle Inspection.
4. Engine Operation and Service.
5. Cooling System Belts, Hoses, and Plumbing.
6. Electrical System Theory and Service.
7. Heating and Air Conditioning.
8. Engine Performance Diagnosis: Theory and Service.
9. Automotive Engine Service and Repair.
10. Brakes and Tires.
11. Suspension, Steering, and Alignment.
12. Drive Train.
Christopher Hadfield is currently director the Minnesota Transportation Center of Excellence. Previous to this appointment, he was dean of career and technical education in Brainerd, Minnesota, capping a decade of experience as an automotive technology instructor at secondary and post-secondary schools, including stints as department chair and program coordinator. Before teaching, Chris was a master certified automotive technician working for a GM dealership, an independent, and a retail store, as well as owning his own business. In addition to being ASE Master Certified and ASE L1 Advanced Engine Performance Certified, he has a Bachelor of Science degree in automotive engineering technology with a minor in manufacturing engineering technology from Minnesota State University Mankato, and he has a Master of Education degree in community college teaching and learning from the University of Illinois Urbana--Champaign. Combining high school and college teaching expertise, along with hands-on experience from the shop, Chris lends his critical eye to a variety of Delmar-Cengage Learning automotive publications, including TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: BASIC AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE & SYSTEMS and AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE JOB SHEETS FOR NATEF TASK MASTERY.