Basic Car maintenance and Repairs Author:Paul Weissler This book will show you how to perform basic maintenance and repair work on your car. It is addressed to the beginner who wants an elementary course in auto mechanics, but it can also be used by the intermediate weekend mechanic who needs a reliable reference work. — The author explains automotive theory and servicing in clear, simple language. H... more »e fist describes the main systems of a car and explains how they function. then he tells you what tools to buy (and not to buy) for weekend work. And he shows you how to perform basic cooling-system maintenance, lubrication, electrical repairs, tune-ups, and emergency repairs--all illustrated with step-by-step photos and cutaway drawings. Throughout, he warns of special problems and hazards, and recommends seeing a pro for jobs beyond the amateurs skill.
If you want to save money on automotive repairs, avoid service-station hassle, and discover an absorbing weekend hobby, this book will tell you how.« less