Table of contents for Advanced automotive fault diagnosis / Tom Denton.


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1     Introduction                                                                1
1.1   'If it ain't broke, don't fix it!'                                          1
1.2   Safe working practices                                                      1
1.3   Terminology                                                                 2
1.4   Report writing                                                              3
2     Diagnostic techniques                                                       6
2.1   Introduction                                                                6
2.2   Diagnostic process                                                          6
2.3   Diagnostics on paper                                                        8
2.4   Mechanical diagnostic techniques                                            9
2.5   Electrical diagnostic techniques                                           12
2.6   Fault codes                                                                 17
2.7   Systems                                                                     18
2.8   On- and off-board diagnostics                                              20
2.9   Data sources                                                               21
3     Tools and equipment                                                        25
3.1   Basic equipment                                                            25
3.2   Oscilloscopes                                                              28
3.3   Scanners/fault code readers                                                30
3.4   Engine analysers                                                           32
4     Oscilloscope diagnostics                                                   40
4.1   Introduction                                                               40
4.2   Sensors                                                                    40
4.3   Actuators                                                                  49
4.4   Ignition system                                                            54
4.5    Other components                                                          58
4.6   Summary                                                                    60
5     On-board diagnostics                                                       61
5.1   On-board diagnostics - a first perspective                                 61
5.2   What is on-board diagnostics?                                               63
5.3   Petrol/gasoline on-board diagnostic monitors                               66
5.4   On-board diagnostics - a second perspective                                74
5.5   Summary                                                                    84
6     Sensors and actuators                                                      86
6.1   Introduction                                                                86
6.2   Sensors                                                                    86
6.3   Actuators                                                                  94
7     Engine systems                                                             98
7.1   Introduction                                                               98
7.2   Engine operation                                                           98
7.3   Diagnostics - engines                                                     101
7.4   Fuel system                                                               103
7.5   Diagnostics - fuel system                                                  106
7.6   Introduction to engine management                                          108
7.7   Ignition                                                                   108
7.8   Diagnostic - ignition systems                                              116
7.9   Emissions                                                                  120
7.10  Diagnostics - emissions                                                   122
7.11  Fuel injection                                                             122
7.12  Diagnostics - fuel injection systems                                       126
7.13  Diesel injection                                                           127
7.14  Diagnostics - diesel injection systems                                     130
7.15  Engine management                                                         132
7.16  Diagnostics - combined injection and fuel control systems                 138
7.17  Engine management and faultfinding information                             143
7.18  Air supply and exhaust systems                                             144
7.19  Diagnostics - exhaust and air supply                                      147
7.20  Cooling                                                                    148
7.21  Diagnostics - cooling                                                      150
7.22  Lubrication                                                                151
7.23  Diagnostics - lubrication                                                  153
7.24  Batteries                                                                  155
7.25  Diagnosing battery faults                                                 156
7.26  Starting                                                                   159
7.27  Diagnosing starting system faults                                          163
7.28  Charging                                                                   163
7.29  Diagnosing charging system faults                                          167
8     Chassis systems                                                           169
8.1   Brakes                                                                    169
8.2   Diagnostics - brakes                                                       172
8.3   Anti-lock brakes                                                          174
8.4   Diagnostics - anti-lock brakes                                            177
8.5   Traction control                                                          178
8.6   Diagnostics - traction control                                            180
8.7   Steering and tyres                                                        181
8.8   Diagnostics - steering and tyres                                           186
8.9   Suspension                                                                 190
8.10  Diagnostics - suspension                                                   195
9     Electrical systems                                                        197
9.1   Electronic components and circuits                                        197
9.2   Multiplexing                                                              200
9.3   Lighting                                                                  203
9.4   Diagnosing lighting system faults                                         207
9.5   Auxiliaries                                                               209
9.6   Diagnosing auxiliary system faults                                        214
9.7   In car entertainment (ICE) security and communications                    216
9.8   Diagnosing ICE, security and communication system faults                  219
9.9   Body electrical systems                                                   221
9.10  Diagnosing body electrical system faults                                  225
9.11  Instrumentation                                                           226
9.12  Diagnosing instruments system faults                                      230
9.13  Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC)                             231
9.14  Diagnostics - HVAC                                                           237
9.15  Cruise control                                                               239
9.16  Diagnostics - cruise control                                                 240
9.17  Air bags and belt tensioners                                                 241
9.18  Diagnostics - air bags and belt tensioners                                   244
10    Transmission systems                                                         247
10.1  Manual transmission                                                          247
10.2  Diagnostics - manual transmission                                            251
10.3  Automatic transmission                                                       253
10.4  Diagnostics - automatic transmission                                         256
11    Conclusion, web resources and developments                                   260
11.1  Introduction                                                                 260
11.2  Web contacts                                                                 260
11.3  Future developments in diagnostic systems                                    262
11.4  Software                                                                     263
11.5  Summary                                                                      265



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Automobiles Maintenance and repair, Fault location (Engineering)