Introduction To Electricity & Practical Hybrid Testing w/ Advanced Hybrid Technology Manual

$80.00

This manual will give a brief but descriptive overview of basic electricity, meter usage, electrical circuit testing, starting and charging systems, and interpreting wiring schematics. We will then dive deeper into how the H.V. components are constructed, and most importantly, how to test the circuits to diagnose problems that may arise.

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Description

This manual will give a brief but descriptive overview of basic electricity, meter usage, electrical circuit testing, starting and charging systems, and interpreting wiring schematics. We will then dive deeper into how the H.V. components are constructed, and most importantly, how to test the circuits to diagnose problems that may arise.

192 Pages

SECTION ONE - INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRICITY

  • Introduction
  • Electricity Fundamentals
  • Battery Basics
  • Battery Ratings. What Do They Mean?
  • How Does a Battery Work?
  • Terms and Definitions
  • Wire Gauge and Usage
  • Ohms Law
  • Amperage Vs Resistance
  • Reading a Meter
  • What Is a Circuit
  • Hands-On - Typical Circuit
  • Board Components
  • Hands-On - Making Connections
  • Basic Electrical Circuits
  • Faulty Circuits
  • Fuses and Circuit Breakers
  • Diagnosing a Short Circuit
  • Testing Amperage at The Fuse
  • Magnetic Field
  • Series and Parallel Batteries
  • AC Voltage
  • DC Voltage
  • Measuring Voltage
  • Using The Multimeter to Measure Amperage
  • Types Of Circuits
  • Basic Components
  • Relay Tests
  • Voltage Drop Tests
  • Checking Amperage with A DVOM
  • Hands-On Circuit Testing
  • Resistors And Diode on Board
  • How A Charging System Functions
  • Generic Smart Charge Systems
  • Electronic Load Detectors
  • Scan Data and Diagnostics
  • The Starting System
  • Voltage Drop Testing of Battery Cables
  • Push Start Systems
  • Basic Schematic Interpretation

SECTION TWO - PRACTICAL HYBRID TESTING OVERVIEW

  • What Is an HEV?
  • Profitable Service on Hybrid Vehicles
  • Definitions To Know
  • Types Of Hybrids
  • Types Of Hybrids - Series
  • Types Of Hybrids - Parallel
  • Key Drawbacks of Ice Vehicles
  • Key Advantages of HEV Vehicles
  • Ice Vs Electric Motor Power
  • Driving a Hybrid
  • Quick Break
  • Quiet Mode
  • Idle Stop
  • Engine Starting
  • Bas 36-42 Volt
  • Jump Starting HEV 12-Volt
  • Current Hybrid Sales
  • Current Market Models in The Us
  • Hybrid Fuel Economy
  • Honda Accord
  • 2004 Ford Escape
  • Eaton Hybrid System
  • Truck And HD Hybrids
  • Allison Hybrid Powertrain
  • Hybrids: Not Just for Cars
  • Gm 2-Mode
  • Flat Rater’s Mentality
  • HEV Vs Diesel Vehicle
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Cat III DVOM
  • How To Disable A Hybrid
  • Colors Of Wiring
  • High Voltage Shut-Off
  • Toyota Prius HV Disconnect
  • Ford Requires That
  • More Hybrid Tools
  • Ford Escape HV Switch
  • Honda Hv Shut Off Switch
  • Circuitry
  • Electronic Power Steering (Eps)
  • Electronic Power Steering Gear
  • Control Module
  • Power Steering Motor
  • Steering Shaft Torque Sensor
  • Steering Wheel Position Sensor
  • Battery Cells
  • Honda Batteries
  • “D” Cell Honda Batteries
  • Battery Packs
  • NIMH Battery Modules
  • Temperature Sensors
  • Inverter
  • Inverter Coolant
  • Another Interconnect
  • Motor Generator
  • Working On a Hybrid Safely
  • Gm’s Live-Dead-Live Procedure
  • Honda Motor Rotor Tool
  • General Service Concerns
  • High Voltage Wiring
  • Caution! Never Push a Hybrid
  • SAE 0w-20 Engine Oil
  • Oil Pan Concerns
  • Indexed Spark Plugs
  • Cooling System
  • Electro-Hydraulic Steering
  • A5 - Brakes
  • Escape Hybrid Routine 60k Service
  • Routine Service Non-Hybrid 60k
  • Inverters And Converters
  • Scan Data
  • What Is This Vent
  • Honda Electronics
  • Removal And Installation Fixture
  • Scan Tool Pricing

SECTION THREE - GREEN BULLETS

  • 2009 Toyota Camry
  • Battery Rundown With A/C On
  • P0125 Prius
  • Squeaking Prius
  • Toyota DTC P1121
  • Prius Coolant Heat Storage Tank
  • Toyota Camry
  • Toyota Highlander
  • Lexus LS400
  • Lexus GS450h
  • Lexus LS600
  • Honda Insight
  • Mazda/Ford/Mercury Hybrids
  • Mazda Tribute
  • Dodge Durango
  • Nissan Altima
  • Yukon/Tahoe/Silverado
  • Escalade
  • Malibu/Saturn/Aura
  • Saturn Vue
  • Remember This!

SECTION FOUR - SERVICE AND TESTING

  • High Current Flow Causes Harm?
  • Shorted Motor Generator?
  • Getting The Ice to Run
  • Powering Down Procedures
  • Live Or Dead Test
  • Unique Tools: Milli Ohmmeters
  • Unique Tools: Differential Probes
  • Unique Tools: Insulated Hand Tools
  • Unique Tools: PPE Gloves
  • Unique Tools: Insulation Meter
  • Insulation Meter Housekeeping
  • Insulation Test
  • In Conclusion

SECTION FIVE - HIGH VOLTAGE COMPONENT STRATEGIES

  • Introduction And Course Objectives
  • Part One - Cabling and The H.V.
  • Battery Pack Assembly
  • Part Two - Inverters and Converters
  • Part Three - Motor Generators
  • Part Four - Scan Tool Data
  • Part Five - Mandatory Tools and Equipment
  • Part Six - Conclusion
  • About The Author

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 10 × 2 × 12 in

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