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Alpine A 442 1978 repair and maintenance guide free download ebook

book by Bek Edvar

Published: 05/06/2019, file verified: 10/15/2019
  • Car suspension repair
  • Detailed wiring diagrams
  • Engine exhaust system repair
  • Fluid volume data
  • Service and repair of transmission

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Alpine A 442 1978, this book can help you understand, care for and repair your Alpine. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 500 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your Alpine A 442 can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive. Download e-book for Alpine A 442 of 1978 model year.

Ebook details

You can download guidelines for repair and maintenance of Alpine A 442 in e-book format. The zip-archive contains versions for iPhone, Android and computer reading.

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Number of pages
356 pages
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File size
47.6 kB (ZIP archive)
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Alpine A 442 specifications

The main characteristics of a Alpine A 442 car. Full list of characteristics you will find in the book after free download.

Car modelAlpine A 442
Model year1978
Country of originFrance
Wheelbase2430 mm (95.22 inches)
Front wheels24-/8056-14
Rear wheels35-/8066-15
Vehicle weight740 kg (1623.24 pounds)
Gear boxManual, 5-speed
Drive unitRear
Engine capacity1995 ccm (121.12 cubic inches)
Engine's typeV6
Valves per cylinder4
Maximum power491.00 PS (359.20 kW or 481.58 HP) at 9900 Rev. per min.
Fuel typeGasoline
Power density0.6635 PS/kg

Quick reference data

Detailed guide to repair and maintenance of Alpine A 442 model 1978 in e-book format.

Chapter one / General information about Alpine

Safety first / Mechanics tips / Safety / Serial numbers / Service hints / Basic hand tools / Expendable supplies / Service tips / Notes, cautions and warnings / Parts replacement / Off Road rules / Tune-up and troubleshooting tools / Torque specifications

Chapter two / Troubleshooting

Engine starting / Front suspension and steering / Operating requirements / Emergency troubleshooting / Engine performance / Brake problems / Engine noises / Excessive vibration

Chapter three / Lubrication, maintenance and tune-up

Periodic maintenance / Engine oil and filter change / Service intervals / Spark plug / Tune-up / Specifications / Compression test / Idle speed adjustment / Periodic lubrication / Final drive oil change / Ignition timing / Pre-checks / Valve adjustment / Air filter

Chapter four / Alpine's engine

Ignition pulse generator / Cylinder / Specifications / Crankcase and crankshaft / Valves and valve components / Cylinder head cover and camshaft / Starter gears / Engine cooling / Removal installation / Oil pump / Piston, piston pin and piston rings / Alternator / Camshaft chain and tensioner / Recoil starter / Cylinder head / Break-in

Chapter five / Fuel and exhaust system

Throttle cable / Specifications / Exhaust system / Fuel level gauge / Operation cleaning inspection / Cold starting / Fuel shutoff valve / Fuel tank / Air filter air box

Chapter six / Electrical system

Fuses / Charging system / Lighting system / Electric starting system / Alternator / Ignition pulse generator / Specifications / Voltage regulator / High oil temperature warning indicator system / Switches

Chapter seven / Front suspension and steering

Tie rod / Steering shaft / Front wheel / Front suspension arm and steering knuckle / Front brake and axle / Handlebar / Specifications

Chapter eight / Rear axle suspension

Rear axle / Shock absorber / Rear wheel / Rear axle housing

Chapter nine / Body of Alpine A 442

Rear fender / Front fender / Rear fend / Specifications / Front fender / Rear fender seat

Wiring diagrams

Circuits / Colors of wires / Connectors

Supplement / Index

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