Subject Guide: Auto Repair

The library has several resources that can assist you when you are repairing a domestic/import car, van, or truck. 

Library Materials

Chilton’s Auto Repair Manuals
629.28 CHI
The library carries various Chilton repair manuals for cars, trucks, and vans.

Haynes Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning System
by Mike Stubblefield
629.277 STU
The library has several Haynes manuals on a variety of automotive systems.


Carsmart :  Save hundreds on car repairs and avoid rip-offs.
by Ron Coleman.
629.28 COL

 

Online Databases

ALLDATA -  http://library.alldatapro.com (can only be accessed in the library)
This subscription database covers automotive repair information (electrical diagrams, diagnostic and repair procedures, maintenance schedules, recalls, parts and labor estimating) for all major models back to 1982.  For older models, visit the Reference Desk and the librarian will call ALLDATA staff directly for the information. 

Organizations

Better Business Bureau - http://indy.bbb.org
Research reputable auto repair companies in your area or report complaints of bad service.

Related Library Catalog Searches

Automobiles -- Maintenance and repair