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Auto repair

Author: Deanna Sclar; John O'Dell
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2019] ©2019
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
A reference guide covering the many parts of a vehicle provides step-by-step instructions for automotive repair and maintenance, as well as a list of the ten most common problems.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Handbook
Handbooks and manuals
Guides et manuels
Amateurs' manuals
Manuels d'amateurs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deanna Sclar; John O'Dell
ISBN: 9781119543619 1119543614
OCLC Number: 1079408830
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxi, 552 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Getting to know your vehicle. Things every driver should know ; Preventive maintenance: a monthly under-the-hood check ; The way to your car's heart is through your toolbox ; What makes it go? The inner secrets of your car revealed! --
Powering up with air, fuel, and fire. The electrical system: your car's spark of life ; Keeping your electrical system in tune ; The traditional fuel system: the heart and lungs of your car ; Keeping your fuel system in tune ; Diesels for dummies ; From horses to hybrids: alternatively powered vehicles --
Staying cool and in control. The cooling system up close ; Keeping your car from getting heartburn ; Oil: keeping your car young and happy ; It's the brakes! ; Be a buddy to your brakes and bearings --
Smoothing the ride : steering and suspension, tires and transmissions. Steering and suspension systems smooth the way ; How to keep your car from getting sore feet: tires, alignment, and balancing ; Take the drive train: understanding and maintaining your transmission without losing your mind --
Staying safe and dealing with emergencies. Staying safe on the road ; Troubleshooting leaks, squeaks, smells, and strange sensations ; What to do if your car drops dead or won't start ; When all else fails: finding and dealing with a good mechanic --
Helping your vehicle look its best. Keeping your vehicle clean and beautiful ; Bodywork: getting rid of dings, dents, and other hard knocks --
The part of tens. The ten most important preventive maintenance measures ; Ten "eco-logical" ways to save fuel --
Appendix A: A practical glossary of automotive terms --
Appendix B: Specifications and maintenance records.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Other Titles: Auto repair for dummies
Responsibility: by Deanna Sclar ; John O'Dell, technical advisor.

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A reference guide covering the many parts of a vehicle provides step-by-step instructions for automotive repair and maintenance, as well as a list of the ten most common problems.

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