101 Easy-To-Do Auto Repairs

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Wiley, Jul 25, 1995 - Transportation - 224 pages
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The money-saving guide for every car owner--no mechanical knowledge, experience, or special tools required!

Save hundreds of dollars each year doing simple car repairs yourself with these clear, step-by-step instructions, fully illustrated with over 200 photographs and drawings. When your car won't start or leaks oil, there's no need to be at the mercy of the tow-truck driver and the professional auto mechanic. Mort Schultz uses nontechnical language to help you get to the cause of the problem and fix it quickly. Car problems you'll learn to repair yourself include:

  • Stalling out
  • Dead battery
  • Tire emergencies
  • Headlight and taillight replacement
  • Oil and coolant leakage
  • Gear slippage
  • Radiator problems
  • Damaged shock absorbers
  • Paint scratches and rust
  • Air and fuel filter problems
  • Frozen door locks
  • Spark--plug and distributor repair

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About the author (1995)

MORT SCHULTZ writes the "Garage" column for Family Handyman and for 26 years wrote the "Car Clinic" column for Popular Mechanics. He is a frequent guest expert on TV and radio talk shows and the author of numerous articles and books, including Car Care Q&A and Repairing and Maintaining Yard Equipment and Power Tools, also available from Wiley.

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