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Automotive Brake Systems (Subscription), 6th Edition

By James D. Halderman

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Mar 25, 2013

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Description

Automotive Brake Systems, 6/e, provides complete coverage of the parts, operation, design, and troubleshooting of brake systems. Real examples and full color images throughout the text offer readers a practical approach to the diagnosis and repair of the NATEF tasks for the Automotive Brake Systems (A5) content area. Thoroughly revised and updated, the sixth edition has been peer reviewed by automotive instructors and experts in the field to ensure technical accuracy.

 

This book is part of the Pearson Automotive Professional Technician Series, which provides full-color, media-integrated solutions for today’s students and instructors covering all eight areas of ASE certification, plus additional titles covering common courses. Peer reviewed for technical accuracy, the series and the books in it represent the future of automotive textbooks.

Table of Contents

1. Service Information, Tools, and Safety 

2. Environmental and Hazardous Materials 

3. Braking System Components and Performance Standards 

4. Braking System Principles 

5. Brake Hydraulic Systems 

6. Hydraulic Valves and Switches 

7. Brake Fluid and Lines 

8. Brake Bleeding Methods and Procedures 

9. Wheel Bearings and Service 

10. Drum Brakes  

11. Drum Brake Diagnosis and Service  

12. Disc Brakes  

13. Disc Brake Diagnosis and Service  

14. Parking Brake Operation, Diagnosis, and Service  

15. Machining Brake Drums and Rotors 

16. Power Brake Unit Operation, Diagnosis, and Service 

17. Regenerative Braking Systems 

18. ABS Components and Operation 

19. Antilock Brake Systems 

20. ABS Diagnosis and Service 

21. Electronic Stability Control Systems

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