Author: Michael E. Gray
Publisher: Rolling Hills Publishing
Release Date: 2003-01-01
If you own a car or are in the market for one, Auto Upkeep is the book for you! From choosing an insurance policy to performing basic maintenance and repair, Auto Upkeep present the information you need in an easy-to-follow format with detailed pictures and drawings. An accompanying CD provides review questions and hands-on activities to help you apply concepts from the text.
Author: Michael E. Gray
Publisher: Rolling Hills Pub.
Release Date: 2012-07-01
From choosing an insurance policy to performing basic maintenance and repair, Auto Upkeep is the do-it-yourself automotive guide for the driver in you. Auto Upkeep helps keep you safe and your vehicle reliable by providing easy-to-follow information with detailed pictures and drawings. Discover how to choose a quality repair facility, buy a car, handle roadside emergencies, diagnose common problems, and communicate effectively with technicians – all while saving money. Book Chapters: 1. Introduction and How Cars Work; 2. Buying an Automobile; 3. Automotive Expenses; 4. Repair Facilities; 5. Safety Around the Automobile; 6. Basic Tools; 7. Auto Care and Cleaning; 8. Fluid Level Check; 9. Electrical System; 10. Lubrication System; 11. Fuel System; 12. Cooling System and Climate Control; 13. Ignition System; 14. Suspension, Steering, and Tires; 15. Braking System; 16. Drivetrain; 17. Exhaust and Emission System; 18. Alternative Fuels and Designs; 19. Automotive Accessories; 20. Common Problems and Roadside Emergencies. 200 Full Color Pages - Over 400 Photos and Illustrations
Preventive care isn't a mystery known only to professional auto mechanics, but rather a set of simple steps you can do yourself if you understand the "ingredients" that go into making your vehicle run. Recipes for Car Care is designed to enable you to perform preventative maintenance on your vehicle to lengthen its life while saving you money. This book covers everything from locating the hood latch to performing basic maintenance tasks such as oil changes to dealing confidently with professional mechanics and car manufacturers. Whether you are a novice at do-it-yourself automotive care or an experienced home mechanic, Recipes for Car Care will show you how to complete necessary car maintenance as easily as you would follow the "recipes" of a cookbook.
Okay, so you’re not a gearhead, but like most folks, you want to keep your car in peak condition. For more than eighty years, the Pep Boys–Manny, Moe, and Jack–have been “the three best friends your car ever had.” And now, with The Pep Boys Auto Guide to Car Care and Maintenance, any Tom, Dick, or Harriet can learn how to keep his or her car running smoothly and looking its best. The ideal car care guide for do-it-yourselfers, this is your one-stop source for everything from the basics to the hard stuff (so you’ll know what to tackle yourself and when to call in the experts). Inside you’ll discover • a simple anatomy of your car and a handy glossary of terms • accident prevention measures and how to handle emergencies on the road, from jump-starting your engine to changing a flat tire • key seasonal and monthly maintenance tasks–including checking oil levels and battery life, tire rotation, and monitoring tread wear • tips for improving fuel mileage • how to diagnose major and minor problems–and how to fix them Straightforward and easy to use, The Pep Boys Auto Guide to Car Care and Maintenance will give you the knowledge and confidence you need to keep your car in top condition. From the Trade Paperback edition.
For many people, a well-maintained automobile is a source of pride and peace of mind. But for others, the idea of routine maintenance is daunting. How to Make Your Car Last Forever will guide you through the minefield of preventative maintenance, repair, extended warranties, and magic elixirs that claim to cure everything from oil consumption to male-pattern baldness! Author, car repair expert, and host of satellite radio show America's Car Show with Tom Torbjornsen, Tom Torbjornsen has seen it all in his 40 years in the automobile industry. Let him show you how to extend the life of your car indefinitely. In How to Make Your Car Last Forever, he explains the what, when, and why's of automotive maintenance and repairs in easy-to-understand terms. Simple how-to projects supplement the learning with step-by-step instructions that will save you time and money. While you may not want your car to last forever, Torbjornsen's advice will help you preserve it indefinitely while maximizing resale value down the road. Preventative maintenance is the key to the automotive fountain of youth. Let Tom Torbjornsen show you the way!
Author: Deanna Sclar
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-04-27
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.
From fixing a flat tire to changing the oil, a guide to home car care provides easy-to-follow instructions for monitoring brakes, checking fluids, adjusting headlights, troubleshooting major problems, and other tasks.
As today's cars continue to become more complicated and complex, the cost to repair them has continued to climb. However, with some basic knowledge and a little know-how, many of the most expensive repairs can be avoided by simple, regular maintenance, or relatively inexpensive repairs that can be done with a few tools and step-by-step instructions. Car expert, Dave Stribling, has seen every repair in the book, and in Idiot's Guides: Auto Repair and Maintenance, he arms readers with the knowledge they'll need to troubleshoot and diagnose common problems and make simple repairs that are universal to most makes and models. Dozens of step-by-step, full-color photos and illustrations make DIY car repairs and maintenance so much easier. When the repair calls for an expert the time comes to take the car to the shop, Dave arms readers with the knowledge they'll need to make the right choices, to avoid unnecessary repairs, and to minimize the possibility of getting ripped off.
Author: Journals For All
Release Date: 2016-09-16
Vehicle Maintenance - Repair Log Book Get Your Copy Today! Notebook With 100 Pages. 8.25 inches by 6 inches Log Date, Mileage, Repairs, And Maintenance. Log The following Maintenance And More Oil Changed Rotate/Balance Tires Tires Replaced Wheel Alignment Air Filter Fuel Filter Brakes Serviced Spark Plugs Transmission Wiper Blades Batteries Belts & Hoses Radiator Get Your Copy Today!
Author: Jeanne Godfrey
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
Release Date: 2013-04-26
Genre: Study Aids
A fundamental part of writing at university is using what you read in your work. Your lecturers may ask you to be critical, original and to put what you read into your own words. You will also be told not to plagiarise. What does all this actually mean? How can you use other people's work and still be original? How much of your essay should be about what you read? How do you make clear the difference between your own ideas and those that have come from your reading? What words and phrases should you use to introduce and comment on your sources? The fully updated and revised edition of this popular book answers these questions, and takes you through the complete process of using your reading in your writing. It also: • Uses real texts and examples of real student writing • Gives you nearly 300 key words to use when integrating sources into your work and practice in using them accurately • Looks at common mistakes students make to help you to improve your own correction skills and avoid making the same mistakes yourself How to Use your Reading in your Essays equips you with all the information, practice and confidence you need to use your reading effectively in your writing and to get the best marks possible for your work.
Author: Bradley G. Shreve
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Release Date: 2012-10-17
During the 1960s, American Indian youth were swept up in a movement called Red Power—a civil rights struggle fueled by intertribal activism. While some define the movement as militant and others see it as peaceful, there is one common assumption about its history: Red Power began with the Indian takeover of Alcatraz in 1969. Or did it? In this groundbreaking book, Bradley G. Shreve sets the record straight by tracing the origins of Red Power further back in time: to the student activism of the National Indian Youth Council (NIYC), founded in Gallup, New Mexico, in 1961. Unlike other 1960s and ’70s activist groups that challenged the fundamental beliefs of their predecessors, the students who established the NIYC were determined to uphold the cultures and ideals of their elders, building on a tradition of pan-Indian organization dating back to the early twentieth century. Their cornerstone principles of tribal sovereignty, self determination, treaty rights, and cultural preservation helped ensure their survival, for in contrast to other activist groups that came and went, the NIYC is still in operation today. But Shreve also shows that the NIYC was very much a product of 1960s idealistic ferment and its leaders learned tactics from other contemporary leftist movements. By uncovering the origins of Red Power, Shreve writes an important new chapter in the history of American Indian activism. And by revealing the ideology and accomplishments of the NIYC, he ties the Red Power Movement to the larger struggle for human rights that continues to this day both in the United States and across the globe.