Level 1 Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (PDF)

Level 1 Vehicle Maintenance and Repair (PDF)
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Edition 2012;
Pages: 272;
Author: Patrick Hamilton, John Rooke and Julian Brown;
Publisher: Cengage Learning;
Language: English;
Size: 139 Mb;

Content

Content:
Part 1 - Introduction
Section 1 Personal and social development
Introduction
Dealing with problems in daily life
Developing self
Preparation for work
Working relationships and teamwork
Section 2 Employment rights and responsibilities for the automotive sector (ERR)
Employment rights
Section 3 Health and safety practices in vehicle maintenance
Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
Legislation - laws sometimes called acts
Health and safety law
Hazard spotting
Accidents
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Manual handling
Lifting equipment
Safe use of work equipment
Handling harmful substances
Fire prevention and emergency procedures
Working on vehicle electrical systems
Good housekeeping
Waste disposal
Section 4 Tools, equipment and materials
Tools used when servicing vehicles
Inspection and care of tools and equipment
Storage
Measuring tools
Hoists
Trolley jacks and stands
Marking out
Bench vice
Thread forming
Materials used in vehicle construction
Joining of materials and components
Materials used during maintenance
Section 5 Introduction to the retail automotive maintenance and repair industry
Vehicle types
Automotive organization types
Dealer types
Job roles within the retail motor industry
Automotive company organizational structure
PART 2 Engine construction and operating principles
SECTION 1
Engine construction
Engines
Engine types
Engine construction (SI and CI) 63
Differences between diesel and petrol engine construction
Starting system
Charging systems
Lubrication system
Engine terminology
Firing orders for 4-cylinder engines
Four-stroke cycle - spark ignition (SI)
Compression-ignition (CI) diesel engine - four-stroke cycle
Two-stroke petrol engine cycle (crankcase compression type)
Summary of two-stroke cycle
Valve timing
Ignition timing
Exhaust emission
SECTION 2
Engine liquid cooling and lubrication systems components and operation
Part 1: Cooling
Engine cooling
Liquid cooling systems
Vehicle cooling system components 79
Thermostat
Pressure cap SI
Radiator construction
Cooling fans
Water pumps
Antifreeze
Effects of freezing
Antifreeze testers
Hoses
Part 2: Lubrication
Types of oil
Engine oils
Engine oil maintenance
Owner lubricants and fluids
SECTION 3
Exhaust systems
The exhaust system
Replacing exhaust systems QB
Removal and dismantling of the exhaust system
Refitting the exhaust system
SECTION 4
Spark ignition systems maintenance
Ignition system
Ignition system maintenance
Procedure for scheduled ignition maintenance
SECTION 5
Introduction to spark ignition fuel systems
Petrol fuel systems
Changing a SI engine air filter
Fuel system maintenance
SECTION 6
Introduction to compression ignition fuel systems
Four-Stroke compression ignition (CI) engine
Components of a diesel system 16
Modern diesel systems
Changing a CI engine fuel filter
PART 3 Chassis
SECTION 1
Vehicle construction
Drive layouts
Non-Structural body parts
Main trim components found on light vehicles
SECTION 2
Suspension and steering systems components and maintenance
Suspension systems
Steering
Front wheel alignment
Checking and adjusting wheel alignment
Ackerman's principle
SECTION 3
Vehicle braking systems components and maintenance
The braking system
Wheel cylinders
Drum brakes
Leading and trailing brake shoes
Parking brake 151
Removing and replacing rear shoes
Disc brakes
Brake adjustment
Removing and replacing brake pads
Brake bleeding
Manually bleed the brake system
SECTION 4
Vehicle wheels and tyres construction and maintenance
Wheels and tores
Type tread pattern design
Tyre construction
Light vehicle wheels
Modern rims
Wheel rim condition
Wheel security
Remove and refit a tubeless lyre
Wheel balance
PART 4 Driveline transmissions
SECTION 1
Vehicle driveline maintenance
Transmission drive layouts
The clutch
Clutch release methods
Gearbox
Automatic transmission
Final drive
Front-Wheel drive
Driveshaft joints
Rear-Wheel drive
Final drive oil level check
PART 5 Eleetrical systems
SECTION 1
Electrical systems
Electrical principles
Magnetism
Understanding electricity
Electrical units of measurement
Simple electrical circuits
Wires and cable
Circuit faults
Multimeter
Ammeter
Ohmmeter
Battery
Joining two cables
Charging
Alternator construction
Starting
Lighting
Vehicle lighting systems
Fuses
Auxiliary systems
PART 6 Low carbon technologies
SECTION 1
Introduction to low carbon technologies in the automotive industry
Protecting the environment
Alternative or greener fuels
Vehicle designs to reduce carbon emissions
Hybrid and electric vehicles
Recycling
PART 7 Valeting
SECTION 1
Basic vehicle valeting
Valeting
Tools and equipment
Exterior valeting
Interior valeting
PART 8 Heavy vehicle maintenance
Section 1
Heavy vehicle
HGVs, LGVs, PSVs and PCVs
Vehicle layouts
Brakes
Legislation
Legal obligations
National speed limits
PART 9 Motorcycle maintenance
SECTION 1
Motorcycle maintenance
Introduction
Brakes
Steering and suspension
Wheels and tyres
Engines
Cooling system
Electrical systems
Technical data

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