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Written by experienced technicians, MODERN DIESEL TECHNOLOGY: HEAVY EQUIPMENT SYSTEMS, Third Edition, combines universal and manufacturer-specific information within a single, reliable resource. The book’s unique focus on off-highway mobile equipment systems gives readers an in-depth guide to service and repair essentials for heavy equipment, agricultural equipment, and powered lift truck technology. Detailing everything from safety to best practices, chapter coverage addresses key areas including hydraulics, heavy-duty brakes, drivetrains, steering, suspension, and track systems. Now featuring a visually appealing, full-color design, the Third Edition also includes the latest updates in computer-controlled hydraulics, GPS, electronic controls, J1939 multiplexing, and electric drive vehicle systems, providing valuable insights into important trends and technology specialty technicians need to know to master their ever-evolving trade.