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The car book

Author: Steve Rendle
Publisher: Sparkford : Haynes, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats

Owning a car is a ticket to independence and freedom for a large section of the population, but the prospect of owning a car for the first time can appear daunting. This book provides a comprehensive  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Amateurs' manuals
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Rendle
ISBN: 9781844258413 1844258416
OCLC Number: 390799896
Notes: This ed. originally published: 2006.
Includes index.
Description: 176 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: In series with The Bike Book, The Motorcycle Book and The Scooter Book. Buying a car - how to choose the best car for your needs. Getting on the road - learning to drive, paperwork, insurance, car and personal security, handy gadgets and toolkit. Getting to know your car - generic, illustrated descriptions of each of a car's systems and how they work, in layperson's terms. What to do in an emergency, common causes of breakdowns and how to avoid them. Looking after your car - advice on tools, regular checks and servicing, the MoT test, accessories and modifications. Appendices providing troubleshooting charts and glossary of terms.
Responsibility: Steve Rendle.


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