Modern Automotive Technology details the construction, operation, diagnosis, service, and repair of late-model automobiles and light trucks. This comprehensive text uses a building-block approach that starts with the fundamental principles of system operation and progresses gradually tocomplex diagnostic and service procedures. Short sentences, concise definitions, and thousands of color illustrations help students learn quickly and easily. The text provides thorough coverage of the latest developments in the automotive field, including OBD II diagnostics, enhanced emissionstesting, misfire monitoring, air bag systems, anti-lock brakes, and security systems. Organized around the eight ASE automobile test areas, this text is a valuable resource for students preparing for a career in automotive technology, as well as experienced technicians preparing for ASECertification/Recertification Tests.Workbook: Activities are designed to help students review content and develop critical thinking skills. A wide variety of activities is provided for various learning styles.