Prepares tomorrow's automotive professionals for success KEY TOPICS: A full-color design--helps bring the subject to life; Real World Fix boxes present readers with actual service scenarios and show how the problems were diagnosed and repaired; Tech Tips offer real-world advice from ASE-certified master technicians; Safety Tips alert readers to possible hazards on the job; Frequently Asked Questions provide answers to questions often asked by students and beginning service technicians and are based on the author's own experience. MARKET Pre- and in-service automotive technicians, including students in departments of vocational and trade schools, as well as community colleges
About the Author
Jim Halderman brings a world of experience, knowledge, and talent to his work. His automotive service experience includes working as a flat-rate technician, a business owner, and a professor of automotive technology at a leading U.S. community college for more than 20 years. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Ohio Northern University and a Master's degree in Education from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Jim also holds a U.S. Patent for an electronic transmission control device. He is an ASE certified Master Automotive Technician and is also Advanced Engine Performance (L1) ASE certified. Jim is the author of many automotive textbooks, all published by Pearson Education. Jim has presented numerous technical seminars to national audiences, including the California Automotive Teachers (CAT) and the Illinois College Automotive Instructor Association (ICAIA). He is also a member and presenter at the North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT). Jim was also named Regional Teacher of the Year by General Motors Corporation and outstanding alumni of Ohio Northern University.