The Resource Auto upkeep : basic car care, maintenance, and repair, Michael E. Gray and Linda E. Gray

Auto upkeep : basic car care, maintenance, and repair, Michael E. Gray and Linda E. Gray

Label
Auto upkeep : basic car care, maintenance, and repair
Title
Auto upkeep
Title remainder
basic car care, maintenance, and repair
Statement of responsibility
Michael E. Gray and Linda E. Gray
Title variation
Basic car care, maintenance, and repair
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Synopsis: From choosing an insurance policy to performing basic maintenance and repair, Auto Upkeep is the do-it-yourself automotive guide for the driver in you. Auto Upkeep helps keep you safe and your vehicle reliable by providing easy-to-follow information with detailed pictures and drawings. Discover how to choose a quality repair facility, buy a car, handle roadside emergencies, diagnose common problems, and communicate effectively with technicians - all while saving money
Cataloging source
DLC
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Gray, Michael E
Dewey number
629.28/72
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL152
LC item number
.G6387 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Gray, Linda E
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  • Automobiles
  • Automobiles
Label
Auto upkeep : basic car care, maintenance, and repair, Michael E. Gray and Linda E. Gray
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction And How Cars Work -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Major automotive contributors -- Automotive milestones -- How cars work -- Engine identification -- Vehicle identification -- Common fuels and designs -- Future -- Summary -- Chapter 2: Buying An Automobile -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Purpose of buying -- Buying steps -- Summary -- Chapter 3: Automotive Expenses -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Car payments -- Insurance -- Fuel expenses -- License and registration -- Maintenance and repairs -- Summary -- Chapter 4: Repair Facilities -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Key characteristics of a quality repair facility -- Facility types -- Estimates and repair orders -- Warranty considerations -- Summary -- Chapter 5: Safety Around The Automobile -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Laboratory safety -- OSHA -- Safety equipment -- Fire extinguishers -- Automotive lifts -- Lifting a vehicle safely -- Using jacks and jack stands -- Safety around airbags -- Summary -- Chapter 6: Basic Tools -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Common hand tools -- Lifting tools -- Tire tools -- Measuring tools -- Electric related tools -- Oil change and lube tools -- Cutting and grinding tools -- Inspection tools -- Cleaning supplies -- Specialty tools -- Vehicle service manuals -- Summary -- Chapter 7: Auto Care And Cleaning -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Automotive finishes -- Exterior care and cleaning -- Interior care and cleaning -- Engine compartment cleaning -- Finish repair -- Forgotten part lubrication -- Summary -- Chapter 8: Fluid Level Check -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Types of fluids -- Summary -- Chapter 9: Electrical System -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Electrical terms -- Battery -- Starting system -- Charging system -- Fuses -- Lights -- Computer -- Summary -- Chapter 10: Lubrication System -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Purpose of engine oil -- Understanding oil ratings -- Synthetic oil -- Oil filters -- Changing the oil and filter -- Summary -- Chapter 11: Fuel System -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Fuel system purpose -- Fuel system components -- Crude oil distillation -- Gasoline properties -- Diesel properties -- Refueling -- Improving fuel economy -- Cylinder deactivation -- Fuel prices -- Summary -- Chapter 12: Cooling System And Climate Control -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Cooling system purpose -- Cooling system components -- Coolant properties -- Coolant flow -- Heater core -- Cabin air filter -- Air conditioning -- Summary -- Chapter 13: Ignition System -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Ignition system purpose -- Ignition system generations -- Ignition system components -- Summary -- Chapter 14: Suspension, Steering, And Tires -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Suspension system purpose -- Suspension components -- Steering system purpose -- Steering system components -- Tire classifications -- Tire care and maintenance -- Summary -- Chapter 15: Braking System -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Braking system purpose -- Types of brakes -- Braking system components -- Brake fluid -- Antilock brakes -- Electronic stability control -- Parking brakes -- Summary -- Chapter 16: Drivetrain -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Purpose of the drivetrain -- Transmission fluid -- Drivetrain components -- Drivetrain systems -- Summary -- Chapter 17: Exhaust And Emission System -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Exhaust and emission purpose -- Exhaust components -- Emission components -- Emission testing -- Summary -- Chapter 18: Alternative Fuels And Designs -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Purpose of alternatives -- Biodiesel vehicles -- Flex-fuel E85 vehicles -- Natural gas vehicles -- Propane vehicles -- Bi-fuel vehicles -- Hybrid vehicles -- Electric vehicles -- Solar vehicles -- Hydrogen powered vehicles -- Technological issues -- Summary -- Chapter 19: Automotive Accessories -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Interior accessories -- Electronic accessories -- Exterior accessories -- Hauling and towing accessories -- Summary -- Chapter 20: Common Problems And Roadside Emergencies -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Diagnosing problems -- Common problems -- Roadside emergencies -- Summary -- Appendix A: Online/Workbook Activities -- Appendix B: Acronyms/Abbreviations -- Appendix C: Text Features -- Procedures -- Q & As -- Tech tips -- Calculations -- Trouble guides -- Servicing -- Web links -- Career paths -- Glossary -- Index -- Order information -- Online/workbook information -- Reviews
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (192 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035680544
Label
Auto upkeep : basic car care, maintenance, and repair, Michael E. Gray and Linda E. Gray
Link
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction And How Cars Work -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Major automotive contributors -- Automotive milestones -- How cars work -- Engine identification -- Vehicle identification -- Common fuels and designs -- Future -- Summary -- Chapter 2: Buying An Automobile -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Purpose of buying -- Buying steps -- Summary -- Chapter 3: Automotive Expenses -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Car payments -- Insurance -- Fuel expenses -- License and registration -- Maintenance and repairs -- Summary -- Chapter 4: Repair Facilities -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Key characteristics of a quality repair facility -- Facility types -- Estimates and repair orders -- Warranty considerations -- Summary -- Chapter 5: Safety Around The Automobile -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Laboratory safety -- OSHA -- Safety equipment -- Fire extinguishers -- Automotive lifts -- Lifting a vehicle safely -- Using jacks and jack stands -- Safety around airbags -- Summary -- Chapter 6: Basic Tools -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Common hand tools -- Lifting tools -- Tire tools -- Measuring tools -- Electric related tools -- Oil change and lube tools -- Cutting and grinding tools -- Inspection tools -- Cleaning supplies -- Specialty tools -- Vehicle service manuals -- Summary -- Chapter 7: Auto Care And Cleaning -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Automotive finishes -- Exterior care and cleaning -- Interior care and cleaning -- Engine compartment cleaning -- Finish repair -- Forgotten part lubrication -- Summary -- Chapter 8: Fluid Level Check -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Types of fluids -- Summary -- Chapter 9: Electrical System -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Electrical terms -- Battery -- Starting system -- Charging system -- Fuses -- Lights -- Computer -- Summary -- Chapter 10: Lubrication System -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Purpose of engine oil -- Understanding oil ratings -- Synthetic oil -- Oil filters -- Changing the oil and filter -- Summary -- Chapter 11: Fuel System -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Fuel system purpose -- Fuel system components -- Crude oil distillation -- Gasoline properties -- Diesel properties -- Refueling -- Improving fuel economy -- Cylinder deactivation -- Fuel prices -- Summary -- Chapter 12: Cooling System And Climate Control -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Cooling system purpose -- Cooling system components -- Coolant properties -- Coolant flow -- Heater core -- Cabin air filter -- Air conditioning -- Summary -- Chapter 13: Ignition System -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Ignition system purpose -- Ignition system generations -- Ignition system components -- Summary -- Chapter 14: Suspension, Steering, And Tires -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Suspension system purpose -- Suspension components -- Steering system purpose -- Steering system components -- Tire classifications -- Tire care and maintenance -- Summary -- Chapter 15: Braking System -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Braking system purpose -- Types of brakes -- Braking system components -- Brake fluid -- Antilock brakes -- Electronic stability control -- Parking brakes -- Summary -- Chapter 16: Drivetrain -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Purpose of the drivetrain -- Transmission fluid -- Drivetrain components -- Drivetrain systems -- Summary -- Chapter 17: Exhaust And Emission System -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Exhaust and emission purpose -- Exhaust components -- Emission components -- Emission testing -- Summary -- Chapter 18: Alternative Fuels And Designs -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Purpose of alternatives -- Biodiesel vehicles -- Flex-fuel E85 vehicles -- Natural gas vehicles -- Propane vehicles -- Bi-fuel vehicles -- Hybrid vehicles -- Electric vehicles -- Solar vehicles -- Hydrogen powered vehicles -- Technological issues -- Summary -- Chapter 19: Automotive Accessories -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Interior accessories -- Electronic accessories -- Exterior accessories -- Hauling and towing accessories -- Summary -- Chapter 20: Common Problems And Roadside Emergencies -- Introduction -- Objectives -- Diagnosing problems -- Common problems -- Roadside emergencies -- Summary -- Appendix A: Online/Workbook Activities -- Appendix B: Acronyms/Abbreviations -- Appendix C: Text Features -- Procedures -- Q & As -- Tech tips -- Calculations -- Trouble guides -- Servicing -- Web links -- Career paths -- Glossary -- Index -- Order information -- Online/workbook information -- Reviews
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (192 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035680544

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