Teach Yourself VISUALLY Car Care & Maintenance

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 25, 2009 - Transportation - 224 pages
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Who wants to shell out money for maintenance and repairs that can easily be done at home? Teach Yourself VISUALLY Car Care & Maintenance walks you through the various tasks that don't require expensive equipment or years of expertise. Crystal-clear instructions show you how to change oil and other fluids; rotate tires; replace fuel pumps, air filters, and batteries; and much more. Plus, an easy maintenance guide helps you keep track of recommended service and maintenance tasks at key mileage and time intervals.

Concise two-page lessons show you all the steps to a task and are ideal for quick review

  • Each task is defined and described
  • Detailed color photos demonstrate each step

  • Step-by-step instructions accompany each photo

  • Helpful tips provide additional guidance


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User Review  - heike6 - LibraryThing

A good introduction to how cars work with lots of pictures, and a nice handbook for those wanting to perform their own basic maintenance. Read full review


Chapter 2 Parts and Tools
Chapter 3 Preventive Maintenance
Chapter 4 Cooling and Lubrication
Chapter 5 Electrical
Chapter 6 Fuel
Chapter 7 Suspension and Steering
Chapter 8 Brakes
Chapter 9 Engine
Chapter 10 Body
Chapter 11 Easy Maintenance Guide
Chapter 12 Road Emergencies
Glossary of Automotive Terms

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About the author (2009)

Dan Ramsey is the author of numerous books on home repair and automotive topics, including The Home Owner's Manual, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Car Care and Repair Illustrated, and Automotive Repair Service. As a teacher, Judy Ramsey knows how to explain complex topics in simple terms. Together, they founded the Fix-It ClubŪ (FixItClub.com), making common repairs easy.

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