Your Next Skill: Repair and Maintain Your Car
Below you'll find books, a streaming video and online library for learning how to repair and maintain your car. Happy learning!
A reference guide covering the many parts of a vehicle provides step-by-step instructions for automotive repair and maintenance, as well as a list of the ten most common problems.
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Auto Repair & Maintenance
Dozens of step-by-step, full-color photos and illustrations make DIY car repairs and maintenance so much easier, regardless of make or model. And when a repair calls for an expert, this book gives readers the knowledge they need to avoid unnecessary repairs and cost.
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The Everything Car Care Book
Written by an experienced auto mechanic, this is the perfect tool for automobile owners who want to get more miles out of their cars. From changing the oil to fixing a flat tire, this is the easy-to-follow guide for both maintaining and repairing cars at home.
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Essential Car Care for Women
Despite the many advances women have made since the internal combustion engine was invented, there is still one widely held belief that won't seem to go away: that when it comes to cars, women should just leave it to the men. In Essential Car Care for Women, ESPN NASCAR pit reporter Jamie Little and Discovery Channel "Turbo Expert" Danielle McCormick team up to dispel this myth once and for all--and to offer the indispensable, hard-won advice women need to buy, sell, and care for their cars with confidence. With this handy guide, women will learn how to save themselves money by performing basic--but essential--maintenance tasks on their own.
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Girls Auto Clinic Glove Box Guide
A do-it-herself guide to auto maintenance, roadside emergencies, and the real scoop on how women can get honest car service at the garage, from engineer turned auto mechanic and award-winning entrepreneur Patrice Banks.
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This video demonstrates how to carry out minor repairs to the vehicle body and systems, including lights, wipers, windows, seatbelts and shoulder harnesses, air bags, and interior door and door glass components and hardware.
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The Seattle Public Library offers patrons free access to Chilton's entire auto repair library library including photographs, diagnostics and step-by-step repair procedures, maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and technical service bulletins for automobiles and light trucks, some dating as far back as 1929. Go to https://ezproxy.spl.org/login?url=https://infotrac.gale.com/itweb/spl_main?db=CHLL and enter your library card number and PIN.View ChiltonLibrary.com