Auto Upkeep: Basic Car Care, Maintenance, and Repair (Workbook) 3rd Edition

Gray, Michael E. and Gray, Linda E.
eISBN-13: 9781627022040

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Auto Upkeep is an introductory automotive book that provides the fundamental knowledge and experience in owning and maintaining an automobile. The Auto Upkeep Workbook contains Internet-based and hands-on activities that are extensions of the text. From choosing an insurance policy to performing basic maintenance and repair, Auto Upkeep is the do-it-yourself automotive guide for the driver in you. Auto Upkeep helps keep you safe and your vehicle reliable by providing easy-to-follow information with detailed pictures and drawings. Discover how to choose a quality repair facility, buy a car, handle roadside emergencies, diagnose common problems, and communicate effectively with technicians – all while saving money.
Chapter 1 Car Identification Activity – Identify an automobile by make, model, year, and type.
Chapter 2 Buying a New Automobile Activity – Differentiate between MSRP, dealer invoice, and dealer cost. Buying a Used Automobile Activity – Research prices, reliability ratings, recalls, technical service bulletins, and safety ratings.
Chapter 3 Automotive Expenses Activity – Calculate automotive expenses.
Chapter 4 Repair Facilities Activity – Choose a quality repair facility. Interpret a repair invoice.
Chapter 5 Automotive Safety Activity – Identify the location of emergency and safety equipment.
Chapter 6 Basic Tools Activity – Identify basic tools that are used in automotive shops.
Chapter 7 Interior Cleaning Activity – Clean the inside of a vehicle.Exterior Cleaning Activity – Clean the outside of a vehicle.Waxing Activity – Wax the finish on a vehicle.Chapter 8Fluid Level Check Activity – Safely check the fluid level in various vehicle components.
Chapter 9 Battery Activity – Safely clean and test the battery.Charging Activity – Safely test the alternator.Starting Activity – Safely test the starter.
Chapter 10 Oil and Filter Change Activity – Safely change the oil and filter on a vehicle.
Chapter 11 Fuel System Activity – Identify the components of the fuel system. Change the air filter, CCV filter, PCV valve, and fuel filter.
Chapter 12 Air Conditioning Activity – Inspect and identify the components within the air conditioning system.Cabin Air Filter Activity – Replace the cabin air filter on a vehicle.Cooling System Activity – Safely test, inspect, and service the cooling system. Observe thermostat operation.
Chapter 13 Ignition System Activity – Install spark plugs. Inspect, test, and install spark plug wires. Inspect and install distributor cap and rotor on conventional or distributor systems.
Chapter 14 Suspension and Steering Activity – Safely inspect and perform basic service procedures on suspension and steering components.Tire Inspection and Rotation Activity – Safely inspect tires for wear and rotate tires.
Chapter 15 Brake Inspection Activity – Safely inspect disc brakes.
Chapter 16 Drivetrain Activity – Safely inspect drivetrain components.
Chapter 17 Exhaust and Emissions Activity – Safely inspect exhaust and emission components.
Chapter 18 Payback Period Activity – Calculate payback period.
Chapter 19 Auto Accessories Activity – Estimate the cost of accessories for a vehicle.
Chapter 20 Changing a Flat Tire Activity – Safely change a spare tire.Jump-Starting Activity – Safely jump-start a vehicle.Lighting Activity – Replace various lights on a vehicle.Replacing Wipers Activity – Replace wipers on a vehicle.On-Board Diagnostics Activity – Retrieve diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) from an OBD II system.

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ISBNs 9781627022040, 9781627022040
Publish Year 2013
Language English
Number of Pages 152