Illustrates basic procedures of repair, preventive maintenance, and troubleshooting together with instructions for such operations as fixing a dead horn, replacing a car's computer, and servicing drum brakes.
Author: Tom Newton
Release Date: 1999
How Cars Work is a completely illustrated primer describing the 250 most important car parts and how they work. This mini test book includes wonderfully simple line drawings and clear language to describe all the automotive systems as well as a glossary, index, and a test after each chapter. How Cars Work provides the basic vocabulary and mechanical knowledge to help a reader talk intelligently with mechanics understand shop manuals, and diagnosis car problems. Tom Newton guides the reader with a one topic per page format that delivers information in bite size chunks, just right for teenage boys. How Cars Work was the most stolen book at Kennedy High School in Richmond California! Teachers like our title and so do librarians. The History channel, Modern Marvels-2000, Actuality Productions, Inc is using How Cars Work to train staff for a documentary on automobiles.
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.
This quick reference book is designed to be user friendly and an aid for technicians who specialize in auto mechanics, heavy equipment, hydraulics, or welding. Whether you are an apprentice seeking to strengthen your technical skills or an experienced technician who has grown into his or her career from hands on experience, this handbook provides you with the pathway to completing more projects successfully. In this edition, Ernest Denman presents the material on many topics in a straightforward, easy to understand format. You will fi nd it a welcome addition to your own toolbox.
Author: C. J. Petersen
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
Release Date: 2007
Genre: House & Home
This easy-to-follow guide from "Popular Mechanics" gives anyone the basics to tackle those frustrating, and sometimes nerve-wracking, quandaries that crop up around the house. Whether the issue is a fast repair for a running toilet, or a simple way to keep deer out of the garden, its all here.
Provides information on a car's systems, preventative maintenance, making a preliminary diagnosis of a problm, making simple repairs, how to talk to a mechanic, buying and selling a car, and a car's impact on the environment.
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!
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: Canadian Automobile Association
Publisher: Reader's Digest Association (Canada) in conjunction with the Canadian Automobile Association
Release Date: 1981