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The Resource Auto repair for dummies, by Deanna Sclar ; John O'Dell, technical advisor, (electronic resource)

Auto repair for dummies, by Deanna Sclar ; John O'Dell, technical advisor, (electronic resource)

Label
Auto repair for dummies
Title
Auto repair for dummies
Statement of responsibility
by Deanna Sclar ; John O'Dell, technical advisor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Cataloging source
AJP
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Sclar, Deanna
LC call number
TL152
LC item number
.S422 2009
Series statement
--For dummies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Automobiles
Label
Auto repair for dummies, by Deanna Sclar ; John O'Dell, technical advisor, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Introduction -- PART I: GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE: Things every driver should know -- Preventive maintenance: a monthly under-the-hood check -- The way to your car's heart is through the toolbox -- What makes it go? The inner secrets of your car revealed! -- PART II: POWERING UP WITH AIR, FUEL, AND FIRE: The electrical system: your car's spark of life -- Keeping your electrical system in tune -- The traditional fuel systems: the heart and lungs of your car -- Keeping your fuel system in tune -- Diesels for dummies -- From horses to hybrids: alternatively powered vehicles -- PART III: STAYING COOL AND IN CONTROL: The cooling system up close -- Keeping your care from getting heartburn -- Oil: keeping your car young and happy -- It's the brakes! -- Be a buddy to your brakes and bearings -- PART IV: SMOOTHING THE RIDE: STEERING AND SUSPENSION, TIRES AND TRANSMISSIONS: Steering and suspension systems smooth the way -- How to keep your car from getting sore feet: tires, alignment, and balancing -- Take the drive train: understanding and maintaining your transmission without losing your mind -- PART V: STAYING SAFE AND DEALING WITH EMERGENCIES: Staying safe on the road -- Troubleshooting leaks, squeaks, smells, and strange sensations -- What to do if your car drops dead or won't start -- When all else fails: finding and dealing with a good mechanic --PART VI: HELPING YOUR VEHICLE LOOK ITS BEST: Keeping your vehicle clean and beautiful -- Bodywork: getting rid of dings, dents, and other hard knocks -- PART VII: THE PART OF TENS: The ten most important preventive maintenance measures -- Ten "eco-logical" ways to save fuel -- APPENDIX A: A practical glossary of automotive terms -- APPENDIX B: Specifications and maintenance records
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000107842
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xxii, 530 pages
Isbn
9780764599026
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008929120
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000107842
Label
Auto repair for dummies, by Deanna Sclar ; John O'Dell, technical advisor, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Introduction -- PART I: GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VEHICLE: Things every driver should know -- Preventive maintenance: a monthly under-the-hood check -- The way to your car's heart is through the toolbox -- What makes it go? The inner secrets of your car revealed! -- PART II: POWERING UP WITH AIR, FUEL, AND FIRE: The electrical system: your car's spark of life -- Keeping your electrical system in tune -- The traditional fuel systems: the heart and lungs of your car -- Keeping your fuel system in tune -- Diesels for dummies -- From horses to hybrids: alternatively powered vehicles -- PART III: STAYING COOL AND IN CONTROL: The cooling system up close -- Keeping your care from getting heartburn -- Oil: keeping your car young and happy -- It's the brakes! -- Be a buddy to your brakes and bearings -- PART IV: SMOOTHING THE RIDE: STEERING AND SUSPENSION, TIRES AND TRANSMISSIONS: Steering and suspension systems smooth the way -- How to keep your car from getting sore feet: tires, alignment, and balancing -- Take the drive train: understanding and maintaining your transmission without losing your mind -- PART V: STAYING SAFE AND DEALING WITH EMERGENCIES: Staying safe on the road -- Troubleshooting leaks, squeaks, smells, and strange sensations -- What to do if your car drops dead or won't start -- When all else fails: finding and dealing with a good mechanic --PART VI: HELPING YOUR VEHICLE LOOK ITS BEST: Keeping your vehicle clean and beautiful -- Bodywork: getting rid of dings, dents, and other hard knocks -- PART VII: THE PART OF TENS: The ten most important preventive maintenance measures -- Ten "eco-logical" ways to save fuel -- APPENDIX A: A practical glossary of automotive terms -- APPENDIX B: Specifications and maintenance records
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000107842
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xxii, 530 pages
Isbn
9780764599026
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008929120
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000107842

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