By Tom Denton
This textbook may also help you study all of the abilities you must move point three and four automobile upkeep and service classes from urban and Guilds, IMI and BTEC, and is usually perfect for greater point ASE, AUR and different qualifications.
Advanced car Fault prognosis covers the basics of auto platforms and elements and explains the newest diagnostic options hired in potent motor vehicle upkeep and service. Diagnostics, or fault discovering, is a vital a part of an automobile technician’s paintings, and as car structures develop into more and more advanced there's a larger desire for stable diagnostics abilities. for college kids new to the topic, this publication can help to advance those abilities, yet also will help skilled technicians in extra bettering their functionality and maintaining with fresh advancements. In complete color and together with examples of the newest know-how, this can be the advisor that no pupil enrolled on an car upkeep and service path may be with no.
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Stage 4 – The further tests carried out would now be directed by your thinking at stage 3. You do not yet know if the fault is a leaking head gasket, the thermostat stuck closed or some other problem. Playing the odds, a cooling system pressure test would probably be the next test. If the pressure increases when the engine is running, then it is likely to be a head gasket or similar problem. If no pressure increase is noted, then move on to the next test and so on. After each test go back to stage 3 and evaluate what you know, not what you don’t know.
A test lamp is ideal for tracing faults in say a lighting circuit because it will cause a current to f ow, which tests out high-resistance connections. However, it is this same property that will damage delicate electronic circuits – so don’t use it for any circuit that contains an electronic control unit (ECU). Even an analogue voltmeter can cause enough current to f ow to at best give you a false reading and at worst damage an ECU – so do not use it. Key fact A digital multimeter is ideal for all forms of electrical testing.
The data may come as a book, online or on CD/DVD. This information is vital and will ensure that you f nd the fault – particularly if you have developed the diagnostic skills to go with it. Faultf nding charts and specif c examples are presented in later chapters. The general type of information available is as follows: ● ● ● ● ● ● engine diagnostics, testing and tuning; servicing, repairs and times; fuel and ignition systems; auto electrics data; component location; body repairs, tracking and tyres.
Advanced Automotive Fault Diagnosis: Automotive Technology: Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (3rd Edition) by Tom Denton