Truck and Trailer Systems, Hardback Book

Truck and Trailer Systems Hardback


The most complete visual guide to servicing medium- and heavy-duty truck systemsWritten by an expert with decades of experience as an automotive and diesel technician and instructor, Truck and Trailer Systems offers comprehensive information on medium- and heavy-duty truck service.

The book begins by discussing the trucking industry, professional certifications, safety, tools, and measuring equipment.

Then, each system is thoroughly covered--from electrical and lighting to brakes and transmissions. Factory procedures from the most common manufacturers for diagnosis and repair are presented along with annotated photos and diagrams.

This practical, authoritative resource is essential for those starting out in the field as well as experienced professionals in need of a detailed, on-the-job reference. Chapters include:ObjectivesNotesCautionsService tipsPhotos and diagramsChapter reviewsTruck and Trailer Systems covers:Industry safetyBasic electricalMagnetismBatteriesStarting systemCharging systemLighting and wiringComputer systemsMobile heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systemsTires, wheels, and wheel end systemsFrames and suspensionsSteering systemsTrailers and fifth wheelsHydraulic brake systemsAir brake foundation brakesAir brake air systemsAntilock brake systemsDrive linesClutchesDrive axlesSingle and twin countershaft manual transmissionsAutomated manual transmissionsAutomatic transmissionsAllison transmission overhaulPMIAuxiliary power units


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 752 pages, Illustrations
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Automotive (motor mechanic) skills
  • ISBN: 9780071809535

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