Auto repairs you can make

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Arco, 1971 - Transportation - 320 pages
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Photographs, diagrams and concise instructions provide a step-by-step guide to performing simple repairs and adjustments on an automobile

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Contents

THE ENGINE 1 Taking Care of Your Engine
9
How to Change Your Cars Filters
13
Pinpointing Ailments with a Vacuum Gauge
28
Replacing Engine Parts
35
How Tight is Tight?
46
Taking the Tap Out of Tappets
51
Tapping for Service
59
Dont Blow Your GasketFix It
64
V
177
VI
192
Taking Care of Your Clutch
198
VII
206
Drum Brake Service
216
Disc Brakes
228
Power Brakes
234
Testing and Replacing Shock Absorbers
248

Stopping Engine Oil Loss
73
Tackling Valve and Ring Jobs
79
Engine Bearings
89
THE IGNITION SYSTEM 12 How the Ignition Circuit Works
95
Sparkplug Troubleshooting
96
Engine Tuning for Power
105
THE FUEL SYSTEM 15 Put New Life in Your Carb
120
Keep Your Automatic Choke Automatic
128
How to Rebuild a FourBarrel Carburetor
136
Fixing Your Fuel Pump
145
The Heat Riser
149
Pollution Control Systems
153
Thermostatic Air Cleaners
159
The Air Pump
167
Power Steering
259
GENERAL ELECTRICAL SERVICING
39
Servicing Electrical Controls
264
Making Connections
269
Generator Troubleshooting and Service
271
Maintaining Alternator Output
279
Guard Your Battery
285
Checking Dashboard Gauges
292
BODY CARE 44 How to Spot That Noiseand Cure It
298
Lubrication for Noise Prevention
306
Servicing Upholstery
309
Paint Your Car Like a Pro
315
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