Auto Mechanics for Everyone
Do you know your cam shaft from your pistons? The correct PSI for your tires? How often you should rotate your tires and change your oil? Take a look at this list to see what we have in our collection to help you out. Proper auto preventive care can extend the life of your vehicle and it's not that difficult. Give it a shot!
2013 by Little, JamieGet this item
Author and enthusiast Little will make all of us start caring for our cars, both preventively and with regular maintenance. She demonstrates how many tasks can easily be completed by the layperson and tells us in how to turn to the true professional when warranted.
2009 by Stalder, ErikaGet this item
The thrill of your first auto--the one you spotted on the road, researched in Consumer Reports Automobile ratings, saved for, and finally bought--all comes back to you when you read this little gem of a book.
Dare to Repair Your Car: A Do-It-Herself Guide to Maintenance, Safety, Minor Fix-Its, and Talking Shop2005 by Sussman, JulieGet this item
If you have a Rosie the Riveter boiler suit, get it on now and tie a bandanna around your head because you are going to learn how to fix and maintain you car. No excuses--you can do this, thanks to Sussman's practical and easy-to-follow guidelines.
by Car ManGet this item
Easy to read and follow. I would highly recommend this book for anyone, but perhaps it's a must for any new drivers with their first cars.
2010 by Maddox, RobertGet this item
For the true die-hard mechanic, Skokie Public Library offers a series of Chilton car manuals to help with maintenance issues. And best of all, they circulate so you can check them out and take them to your garage with you. Try to keep the oil and grease marks off the pages though--please?!
2014 by Martin, TracyGet this item
Motorcycles and mopeds are so popular now for women and men. Martin's handbook on the electrical workings of you motorcycle can help you out of tricky jams by offering excellent diagrams and photographs with easy-to-follow instructions.
2008 by Dempsey, PaulGet this item
This manual covers all sorts of small engines from your lawn mower to your leaf blower. Yes, you too can take a small engine apart to see the guts and figure out how it works. Just remember to follow the safety steps as outlined in the comprehensive guide.