Auto Repair for Dummies

Auto Repair for Dummies

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

Forty-eight percent of U.S. households perform at least someautomobile maintenance on their own, with women now accounting forone third of this $34 billion automotive do-it-yourself market. Fornew or would-be do-it-yourself mechanics, this illustrated how-toguide has long been a must and now it's even better. A completereorganization now puts relevant repair and maintenance informationdirectly after each automotive system overview, making it mucheasier to find hands-on fix-it instructions. Author Deanna Sclarhas updated systems and repair information throughout, eliminatingdiscussions of carburetors and adding coverage of hybrid andalternative fuel vehicles. She's also revised schedules fortune-ups and oil changes, included driving tips that can save onmaintenance and repair costs, and added new advice ontroubleshooting problems and determining when to call in aprofessional mechanic. For anyone who wants to save money on carrepairs and maintenance, this book is the place to start.

Deanna Sclar (Long Beach, CA), an acclaimed auto repair expert andconsumer advocate, has contributed to the Los Angeles Times and hasbeen interviewed on the Today show, NBC Nightly News, and othertelevision programs.
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley, c2009
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780764599026
Branch Call Number: ANF 629.2872 SCL
ANF 629.2872 SCL 2009
Characteristics: xxii, 530 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: O'Dell, John


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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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