A1 Engine Repair
Are you up to speed on engine repair? Take the A1 quiz to test your knowledge on extensive engine procedures and diagnostic information on engine mechanics, lubrication, cool in, fuel, exhaust, and electrical systems.
A2 Automatic Transmissions
This quiz focuses on the part of the A2 that has the highest failure rate: Diagnostics. Learn the fundamentals of the torque converter and planetary gear train operation, as well as understanding component application charts, and ending with knowing the difference between a solenoid performance failure and a solenoid electrical failure. A comprehensive understanding of […]
A3 Manual Drivetrains and Axles
Test your knowledge on rear-wheel drive axle and four-wheel drive/all-wheel drive diagnostic information, as well as manual transmission/transaxle, driveshaft/halfshaft, and universal/CV-joint assembly, cleaning, repair, and adjustment procedures.
A4 Suspension and Steering
The A4 quiz covers steering, suspension, wheel alignment, and wheel and tire disassembly, cleaning, inspection, and repair procedures.
A5 Automotive/Light Truck Brakes
The A5 quiz is an A-Z for brakes service. It addresses the symptoms and causes of the extensive hydraulic braking systems, drum brake, disc brake, parking brake, power assist unit and anti-lock brake system diagnostic information. This test preparation also covers repair information, detailed assembly, cleaning, inspection, and adjustment procedures.
A6 Electronic Systems
This quiz covers the tools and procedures used to test the electrical system, common problems, electrical components, circuit protection devices, data communications bus and electrical schematics. Also included are the different types of voltage drop tests and the recommended tools and procedures to test for circuit problems and battery drain problems.
A1 Engine Repair Task List
General Engine Diagnosis (15 questions / 30%) Verify driver’s complaint and/or road test vehicle; determine necessary action. Determine if no-crank, cranks but will not start, or hard starting condition is an engine mechanical problem, or is caused by another vehicle subsystem. Inspect engine assembly for fuel, oil, coolant, and other leaks; determine necessary action. Isolate […]
A2 Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles Task List
General Transmission/Transaxle Diagnosis (25 questions / 50%) Mechanical/Hydraulic Systems (11 questions) Road test the vehicle to verify mechanical/hydraulic system problems based on driver’s concern; determine necessary action. Diagnose noise, vibration, harshness, and shift quality problems; determine necessary action. Diagnose fluid usage, type, level, and condition problems; determine necessary action. Perform pressure tests; determine necessary action. […]
A2 Automatic Transmission and Transaxle Test Prep Promo
The purpose of the A2 ASE pre-test training is to focus on the part of the A2 that has the highest failure rate: Diagnostics. Instructor Wayne Colonna will cover fundamentals of the torque converter and planetary gear train operation, as well as understanding component application charts, and ending with knowing the difference between a solenoid […]
A3 Manual Drivetrains and Axles Task List
Clutch Diagnosis and Repair (6 questions / 16%) Diagnose clutch noise, binding, slippage, pulsation, chatter, pedal feel/effort, and release problems; determine needed repairs. Inspect, adjust, and replace clutch pedal linkage, cables and automatic adjuster mechanisms, brackets, bushings, pivots, springs, and electrical switches. Inspect, adjust, replace, and bleed hydraulic clutch slave/release cylinder, master cylinder, lines, and […]
A4 Suspension and Steering Task List
Steering Systems Diagnosis and Repair (10 questions) Steering Columns (3 questions) Diagnose steering column noises and steering effort concerns (including manual and electronic tilt and telescoping mechanisms); determine needed repairs. Inspect and replace steering column, steering shaft U-joint(s), flexible coupling(s), collapsible columns, steering wheels (includes steering wheels and columns equipped with air bags and/or other […]
A5 Brakes Task List
Hydraulic System Diagnosis and Repair (12 questions / 27%) Master Cylinder (3 questions) Diagnose poor stopping, dragging, high or low pedal, hard or spongy pedal caused by the master cylinder; determine needed repairs. Diagnose problems in the stepbore/quick take-up master cylinder and internal valves (e.g. volume control devices, quick take-up valve, fast-fill valve, pressure regulating […]
A6 Electrical and Electronic Systems Task List
General Electrical/Electronic System Diagnosis (13 questions / 26%) Check electrical circuits with a test light; determine needed repairs. Check voltages and voltage drops in electrical/electronic circuits; interpret readings and determine needed repairs. Check current flow in electrical/electronic circuits and components; interpret readings and determine needed repairs. Check continuity and resistances in electrical/electronic circuits and components; […]
A7 Heating and Air Conditioning Task List
A/C System Service, Diagnosis, and Repair (13 questions / 26%) Identify system type and conduct performance test on the A/C system; determine needed repairs. Diagnose A/C system problems indicated by system pressures and/or temperature readings; determine needed repairs. Diagnose A/C system problems indicated by sight, sound, smell, and touch procedures; determine needed repairs. Leak test […]
A8 Engine Performance Task List
General Diagnosis (12 questions / 24%) Verify driver’s complaint, perform visual inspection, and/or road test vehicle; determine needed action. Research applicable vehicle and service information, such as engine management system operation, vehicle service history, service precautions, technical service bulletins, and service campaigns/recalls. Diagnose noises and/or vibration problems related to engine performance; determine needed action. Diagnose […]