Automotive Mechanics,2E

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Tata McGraw-Hill Education, 2003 - Automobiles - 551 pages
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Revised edition incorporates the latest technology used in modern vehicles. The book is divided into six parts. Part I : Transmission Part II : Engines Part III : Electrical and Electronic Accessories Part IV : Alternatie Fuels Part V : Tools and Equipment Part VI : Motor Vehicles Act and Traffic Rules Features Topics on Multi Point Fuel Injection (MPFI) and Electronic Fuel Injection (efi) systems. Discusses alternate automobile fuels such as Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Electric Vehicles. Appendix containing chassis and engine specifications of twenty different types of latest vehicles. Charts showing common troubles, causes and remedies. 180 Multiple-choice questions with answers, 360 review questions and 530 illustrations.
 

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Contents

Clutch
1
Gear
15
Universal Joints and Propeller Shafts
32
Final Drive and Differential
40
Rear Axles
51
Wheels and Tyres
57
Mechanical and Hydraulic Brake System
68
Vacuum Booster Servo Assisted Hydraulic Brakes and Air Brakes
89
Cooling System
271
Diesel Engines
286
Diesel Fuel Feed System
303
Injectors and Fuel Pump Governors
313
Distributor Type Injection Pump and Filters
324
Engine Tuning
335
Battery
345
Dynamo and Alternator
362

Chassis Frames and Springs
100
Front and Rear Axle Suspension
111
Front Axle and Steering Mechanism
123
ENGINES
145
the Front EngineFront Wheel Drive Cars 7 75
175
Constructional Details of an Engine
181
Petrol Fuel Feed System
191
Simple Carburettor and Solex Carburettor
203
Solex Mikuni Double Venturi Carburettor and S U Carburettor
219
Petrol Injection Mufflers and Superchargers
229
Bearings
243
Lubricating System
252
Conventional Ignition Systems
378
Automotive Electronics and Electronic Ignition System
399
Starting System
427
Lighting and Auxiliary Equipment
438
Automotive AirConditioning
453
ALTERNATE FUELS
467
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
477
Garage Tools and Equipment
487
Motor Vehicles Act Driving Rules and Traffic Signals
503
Technical Specifications of Automotive Vehicles
519
Index
540
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