Auto Repair for Dummies

Auto Repair for Dummies

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The top-selling auto repair guide--400,000 copies sold--now extensively reorganized and updated

Forty-eight percent of U.S. households perform at least some automobile maintenance on their own, with women now accounting for one third of this $34 billion automotive do-it-yourself market. For new or would-be do-it-yourself mechanics, this illustrated how-to guide has long been a must and now it's even better. A complete reorganization now puts relevant repair and maintenance information directly after each automotive system overview, making it much easier to find hands-on fix-it instructions. Author Deanna Sclar has updated systems and repair information throughout, eliminating discussions of carburetors and adding coverage of hybrid and alternative fuel vehicles. She's also revised schedules for tune-ups and oil changes, included driving tips that can save on maintenance and repair costs, and added new advice on troubleshooting problems and determining when to call in a professional mechanic. For anyone who wants to save money on car repairs and maintenance, this book is the place to start.

Deanna Sclar (Long Beach, CA), an acclaimed auto repair expert and consumer advocate, has contributed to the Los Angeles Times and has been interviewed on the Today show, NBC Nightly News, and other television programs.

Baker & Taylor
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 ten important preventive maintenance measures and ten ways to save fuel.

& Taylor

A updated reference guide to do-it-yourself auto repair covers the many parts and systems of a vehicle in detail; provides illustrated, step-by-step instructions for automotive repair and maintenance; includes revised schedules for service and tune-ups; and features driving tips that can save on maintenance and repair costs, as well as troubleshooting tips. Original.

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2009
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780764599026
Branch Call Number: 629.2872 ScL15a, 2009
Characteristics: xxii, 530 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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Sep 27, 2012

it was not so good, need more detail

Mr_Miranda Aug 05, 2011

This book is great for those who need to work on there car. Although it will not be for your exact model and make of vehicle, it will give you a great idea of what you need to do to yours. There is a also a section in the back in what you should look for when buying a new or used car from a dealer or from someone else.


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