Many individuals own vehicles, but the maintenance and repair of them remains an intimidating mystery. The library offers a range of resources to help you learn the basics of vehicle repair.
Please note: Some repairs are best left to professionals, but others can be done by you with a little knowledge. Users assume all responsibility for maintenance and repairs undertaken. If you're unsure about a repair, especially on newer models with electronic parts, err on the side of caution and take the vehicle to a professional mechanic.
A basic car care and safety book written by women for women ... and men, and new teen drivers, and senior drivers. Okay, it's for every person who dares to drive a car. Filled with detailed illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions, Dare to Repair Your Car will help you shift gears and get you moving in the direction of maintaining your car -- yourself.
For many people, a well-maintained automobile is a source of pride and peace of mind. But for others, the idea of routine maintenance is daunting. How to Make Your Car Last Forever will guide you through the minefield of preventative maintenance, repair, extended warranties, and magic elixirs that claim to cure everything.
Accredited shops have demonstrated that they meet stringent repair standards and have made the commitment to ensure they have the right training, tooling and equipment to complete proper and safe repairs.
This beloved, award-winning radio show ran weekly on NPR for 35 years until the hosts retired in 2012, but you can still listen to old shows online or download them as a podcast. The website also features FAQs, tips and tricks, blogs, and community forums to discuss buying, selling, owning, and driving cars.