Automotive Technical Training Series

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Technical Articles
01 Electrical Fundamentals with questions.pdf   file size 401KB
02 Electrical Circuits with questions.pdf   file size 319KB
03 Electrical Components with questions.pdf    file size 517KB
04 Analog vs Digital Meters with questions.pdf   file size 35KB
05 Wire, Terminal and Connector Repair w/qu.pdf   file size 270KB
06 Automotive Batteries with questions.pdf   file size 741MB
07 Toyota Starting Systems with questions.pdf   file size 870KB
08 Toyota Charging Systems with questions.pdf   file size 850KB
09 Understanding Toyota Wiring Diagram.pdf  file size 1.9MB
10 Electrical Diagnostic Tools.pdf  file size 784KB
11 Diagnosing Body Electrical Problems.pdf  file size 1.31MB
12 Semiconductors with questions.pdf   file size 216KB
13 Transistors with questions.pdf   file size 42KB
14 Computers / Logic Gates with questions.pdf  file size 205KB
15 Overview of Sensors & Actuators w/quest.pdf   file size 287KB
16 Electronic Transmission #1 - Operation.pdf   file size 574KB

17 Electronic Transmission #2 - Diagnosis w/quest.pdf   file size 287KB
18 Shift Interlock System.pdf   241KB


Technical Articles
Engine Performance OBD
EFI#1 EFI System Overview.pdf    file size 349KB
21 EFI#2 Air Induction System.pdf    file size 500KB
22 EFI#3 Fuel Delivery & Injection Controls.pdf    file size 727KB
23 EFI#4 Ignition System.pdf    file size 435KB
24 Engine Controls #1 - Input Sensors.pdf   file size 793KB
25 Engine Controls #2 - ECU/Outputs.pdf   file size 495KB
26 Engine Controls #3 - Idle Speed Control.pdf   file size 352KB
27 Engine Controls #4 - Diagnosis.pdf   file size 446KB


Technical Articles
Engine Performance
31 Sensors#1 - Mode Sensors and Switches.pdf   file size 201KB
32 Sensors#2 - Thermistors with questions.pdf   file size 205KB
33 Sensors#3 - Position Sensors with questions.pdf   file size 282KB
34 Sensors#4 - Air Flow Sensors with questions.pdf   file size 302KB
35 Sensors#5 - Pressure Sensors with questions.pdf   file size 261KB
36 Sensors#6 - Speed Sensors with questions.pdf   file size 283KB
37 Sensors#6 - Oxygen / Air Fuel Sensors w/ques.pdf   file size 328KB
38 Sensors#8 - Knock Sensors with questions.pdf   file size 55KB
39 Ignition#1 - Ignition Overview w/questions.pdf   file size 239KB
40 Ignition#2 - Electronic Spark Advance w/quest.pdf   file size 223KB
41 Ignition#3 - Distributor / Distributorless w/qu.pdf   file size 664KB
42 Fuel System#1 - Overview with questions.pdf   file size 721KB
43 Fuel System#2 - Injection Duration w/ques.pdf   file size 173KB
44 Fuel System#3 - Closed Loop /Fuel Trim w/qu.pdf   file size 112KB
46 OBDII#1 - Overview of On-Board Diagnostics.pdf   file size 331KB
47 OBDII#2 - Serial Data.pdf   file size 289KB
48 OBDII#3 - Data Interpretation.pdf   file size 304KB
55 Emission#1 - Chemistry of Combustion.pdf   file size 301KB
56 Emission#2 - Emission Analysis.pdf   file size 292KB
57 Emission#3 - Engine Sub Systems.pdf   file size 180KB
58 Emission#4 - Closed Loop Feedback Systems.pdf   file size 233KB
59 Emission#5 - Electronic Spark Advance.pdf   file size 130KB
60 Emission#6 - Idle Speed Control Systems
.pdf   file size 118KB
61 Emission#7 - Exhaust Gas Recirculation.pdf   file size 227KB
62 Emission#8 - Evaporative Emission Control.pdf   file size 148KB
63 Emission#9 - Positive Crankcase Ventilation.pdf   file size 126KB
64 Emission#10 - Catalytic Converter.pdf   file size 316KB
65 Emission#11 - Secondary Air.pdf   file size 107KB


Technical Articles
Hybrid01 Hybrid System Overview.pdf  579KB
Hybrid02 Hybrid System Operation.pdf  877KB
Hybrid03 High-Voltage battery.pdf  318KB
Hybrid04 Engine.pdf  796KB
Hybrid05 Chassis.pdf  345KB

Hybrid06 Body Electrical.pdf  345KB
Hybrid07 Appendix.pdf  32KB


Technical Articles
Hybrid Diagnosis
Hybrid11 Principles of Operation.pdf  274KB
Hybrid12 Engine Control System.pdf  409KB
Hybrid13 Fuel and EVAP System.pdf  691KB
Hybrid14 hybrid Vehicle Control System.pdf  714KB
Hybrid15 HV Battery Control System.pdf  401KB
Hybrid16 Brake System.pdf  190KB
Hybrid17 Electric Power System.pdf  210KB
Hybrid18 Other Systems.pdf  163KB
Hybrid19 Appendix.pdf  84KB


Technical Articles
Automatic Transmissions
AT01 Fundamentals of Automatic Transmissions.pdf  144KB
AT02 Torque Converter.pdf  478KB
AT03 Simpson Planetary Gear Unit.pdf  380KB
AT04 Gear Selection and Function.pdf  20KB
AT05 Power Flow.pdf  1211KB
AT06 Automatic Transmission Fluid.pdf  27KB
AT07 Transmission Oil Pump.pdf  136KB
AT08 valve Body Circuits.pdf  963KB
AT09 A340H Transfer.pdf  60KB
AT10 Electrical Control.pdf  308KB
AT11 Transmission Check, Adjustments and Diagnosis.pdf  170KB
AT12 Shift Lock System.pdf  186KB
AT13 Appendix.pdf  1290KB


Technical Articles
Automatic Transmissions
AT21 Automatic Transmission Basics.pdf  1723KB
AT22 U-Series Transaxle.pdf  947KB
AT23 Valve Body Circuits.pdf  610KB
AT24 Electronic Control System.Pdf  860KB
AT25 Diagnostic Procedures.pdf  621KB
AT26 Diagnostic Tester.pdf  485KB
AT27 Remanufactured Transmission.pdf  186KB
AT28 Appendix.pdf  339KB


Technical Articles
Electrical (New Training Course)
Elec01 Essential Electrical Concepts.pdf  774KB
Elec02 Electrical Circuits.pdf  1244KB
Elec03 The Battery.pdf  785KB
Elec04 The Starting System.pdf  1359KB
Elec05 The Charging System.pdf  911KB
Elec06 Introduction to Electrical Signals.pdf  388KB
Elec07 Appendix.pdf  107KB
Elec11 Electrical Circuit Theory.pdf  1100KB
Elec12 Using the Electrical Wiring Diagram.pdf  1853KB
Elec13 Electrical Diagnostic Tools.pdf  498KB
Elec14 Six-Step Troubleshooting Plan.pdf  808KB
Elec15 Diagnosing Body Electrical Problems.pdf  750KB
Elec16 General Development of Multiplexing.pdf  388KB

Elec17 Appendix.pdf  59KB


Technical Articles
Brake01 Fundamental Principles.pdf  194KB
Brake02 Master Cylinder.pdf  420KB
Brake03 Drum Brakes.pdf  337KB
Brake04 Disc Brakes.pdf  268KB
Brake05 Brake Booster.pdf  608KB
Brake06 Parking Brake.pdf  224KB
Brake07 Brake Diagnosis.pdf  319KB
Brake08 Hydraulic Control.pdf  553KB
Brake09 Anti-Lock Brakes.pdf  834KB
Brake10 ABS Diagnosis.pdf  327KB
Brake11 Other ABS Actuators.pdf  1041KB
Brake12 Traction Control System (TRAC).pdf  1357KB
Brake13 Appendix.pdf  193KB

Technical Articles
Web Series - these are the online instruction modules from this site
Control Devices.pdf  190KB
Circuit Protection.pdf  683KB
Understanding Relays with questions.pdf  550KB
Battery Basics v1.1.pdf  531KB
Battery Service v1.1.pdf  478KB