Popular Mechanics Complete Car Care Manual

Author: Leonello Calvetti
Publisher: Hearst Books
ISBN: 9781588164391
Size: 23.41 MB
Format: PDF
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One of Popular Mechanics' most successful books gets a complete tune-up, with 64 extra pages and more than 90 projects, all clearly marked by level. So now owners will be able to hush those squeaks, replace the U-joints, and change their own oil and filter. For more than 100 years, the editors of Popular Mechanics have been providing car enthusiasts with the skills and confidence they need to keep their vehicles running right and looking great. And this update to the magazine's popular car care manual gives owners more essential information than ever. It's absolutely crucial for anyone who wants to know the automobile's basic components, from the engine to the electronic systems, and to understand how they work, what can go wrong, and how to make repairs. Find out how to maintain and replace windshield washers, fix steering wander and faulty cruise control, and purge bad smells from the interior. Get smart advice on how to pass emission inspection and find service data online. And because car owners want their ride to look as good as it works, there are even instructions for removing bumper stickers, tinting windows, and adding pinstripes.

Popular Mechanics Complete Car Care Manual

Author: Ron Carbone
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781588162601
Size: 17.47 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Illustrates basic procedures of repair, preventive maintenance, and troubleshooting together with instructions for such operations as fixing a dead horn, replacing a car's computer, and servicing drum brakes.

Home Repairs And Improvements

Author: Albert Jackson
Publisher: Hearst Communications
ISBN: 9781588160751
Size: 44.34 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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How would you like to enhance your house—by adding a new door frame, installing nicer windows, sealing cracks in the wall? You’ll feel confident enough to tackle all these projects and more guided by extensively detailed instructions and detailed illustrations. With every task you do, you’ll improve the value, look and feel of your home...while saving lots of money.

Car Hacks And Mods For Dummies

Author: David Vespremi
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111808540X
Size: 75.87 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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So you want to turn your Yugo into a Viper? Sorry--you need a certified magician. But if you want to turn your sedate sedan into a mean machine or your used car lot deal into a powerful, purring set of wheels, you’ve come to the right place. Car Hacks & Mods for Dummies will get you turbo-charged up about modifying your car and guide you smoothly through: Choosing a car to mod Considering warranties, legal, and safety issues Hacking the ECU (Engine Control Unit) to adjust performance-enhancing factors like fuel injection, firing the spark plugs, controlling the cooling fan, and more Replacing your ECU with a plug and play system such as the APEXi Power FC or the AEM EMS system Putting on the brakes (the faster you go, the faster you’ll need to stop) Setting up your car for better handling and cornering Written by David Vespremi, automotive expert, frequent guest on national car-related TV shows, track driving instructor and self-proclaimed modder, Car Hacks & Mods for Dummies gets you into the ECU and under the hood and gives you the keys to: Choosing new wheels, including everything from the basics to dubs and spinners Putting your car on a diet, because lighter means faster Basic power bolt-ons and more expensive power adders Installing roll bars and cages to enhance safety Adding aero add-ons, including front “chin” spoilers, real spoilers, side skirts, and canards Detailing, down to the best cleaners and waxes and cleaning under the hood Using OBD (on-board diagnostics) for troubleshooting Getting advice from general Internet sites and specific message boards and forums for your car’s make or model, whether it’s a Chevy pick-up or an Alfa Romeo roadster Whether you want to compete at drag strips or on road courses or simply accelerate faster on an interstate ramp, if you want to improve your car’s performance, Car Hacks & Mods for Dummies is just the boost you need.

Complete Car Care Manual

Author: Wade A. Hoyt
Publisher: Reader's Digest Association (Canada) in conjunction with the Canadian Automobile Association
ISBN:
Size: 31.54 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Auto Repair For Dummies

Author: Deanna Sclar
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118054727
Size: 78.99 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The top-selling auto repair guide--400,000 copies sold--now extensively reorganized and updated Forty-eight percent of U.S. households perform at least some automobile maintenance on their own, with women now accounting for one third of this $34 billion automotive do-it-yourself market. For new or would-be do-it-yourself mechanics, this illustrated how-to guide has long been a must and now it's even better. A complete reorganization now puts relevant repair and maintenance information directly after each automotive system overview, making it much easier to find hands-on fix-it instructions. Author Deanna Sclar has updated systems and repair information throughout, eliminating discussions of carburetors and adding coverage of hybrid and alternative fuel vehicles. She's also revised schedules for tune-ups and oil changes, included driving tips that can save on maintenance and repair costs, and added new advice on troubleshooting problems and determining when to call in a professional mechanic. For anyone who wants to save money on car repairs and maintenance, this book is the place to start. Deanna Sclar (Long Beach, CA), an acclaimed auto repair expert and consumer advocate, has contributed to the Los Angeles Times and has been interviewed on the Today show, NBC Nightly News, and other television programs.

How Cars Work

Author: Tom Newton
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780966862300
Size: 12.98 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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How Cars Work is a completely illustrated primer describing the 250 most important car parts and how they work. This mini test book includes wonderfully simple line drawings and clear language to describe all the automotive systems as well as a glossary, index, and a test after each chapter. How Cars Work provides the basic vocabulary and mechanical knowledge to help a reader talk intelligently with mechanics understand shop manuals, and diagnosis car problems. Tom Newton guides the reader with a one topic per page format that delivers information in bite size chunks, just right for teenage boys. How Cars Work was the most stolen book at Kennedy High School in Richmond California! Teachers like our title and so do librarians. The History channel, Modern Marvels-2000, Actuality Productions, Inc is using How Cars Work to train staff for a documentary on automobiles.