Truck and Trailer Systems

Truck and Trailer Systems

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The most complete visual guide to servicing medium- and heavy-duty truck systems Written 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: Objectives Notes Cautions Service tips Photos and diagrams Chapter reviews Truck and Trailer Systems covers: Industry safety Basic electrical Magnetism Batteries Starting system Charging system Lighting and wiring Computer systems Mobile heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems Tires, wheels, and wheel end systems Frames and suspensions Steering systems Trailers and fifth wheels Hydraulic brake systems Air brake foundation brakes Air brake air systems Antilock brake systems Drive lines Clutches Drive axles Single and twin countershaft manual transmissions Automated manual transmissions Automatic transmissions Allison transmission overhaul PMI Auxiliary power unitsClear the codes and check the repair. Computer Systems and ... and ATCs use ACOM software. Automated Manual Transmissions a–ia–i Eaton Corporation produces an Ultrashift automated transmission ... International engines use software called ServiceMaxx for the companya#39;s DT, HD, and MaxxForce engines. Figure 11.3anbsp;...

Title:Truck and Trailer Systems
Author:Mike Thomas
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2013-10-22


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